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BNP Paribas & University of Cambridge Host Entrepreneurs for 3 Days Sustainability Leadership Programme

BNP Paribas Wealth Management and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership have jointly organised the BNP Paribas Wealth Management “Sustainability Leadership Programme” for entrepreneurs.   From 14th to 16th March 2018, almost 30 international entrepreneurs from 9 countries in Europe, Asia and Middle East will attend the program to identify changes and build clear action plans for their own business.

” BNP Paribas & University of Cambridge Host Almost 30 International Entrepreneurs “

In the Global Entrepreneur Report November 2017 published by BNP Paribas, almost 40% of elite entrepreneur considered making “positive impact” a key factor in how they assess their business performance.

BNP Paribas Wealth Management aims to create connections to help entrepreneurs to initiate or accelerate the transformation of their company to a sustainable business.

Sofia Merlo, Co-CEO of BNP Paribas Wealth Management.  

“Growing demand for increasingly limited natural resources, changing socio-economic conditions and a changing climate are creating unmet challenges and new opportunities. BNP Paribas Wealth Management can play an important role to empower worldwide entrepreneurs to adapt and respond to this changing context. Our ambition is to design, along with entrepreneurs, the future of their wealth.”.

Vincent Lecomte, Co-CEO of BNP Paribas Wealth Management:





“Entrepreneurs have strong expectations from this program. They aim at acquiring a comprehensive knowledge of the sustainability concept, understanding how sustainability can became a part of the decision making process, facilitating more nuanced discussions with their stakeholders, developing a narrative for sustainable development at all levels (local, national, global) and enriching their long-term vision regarding how sustainability can support business.”

Lindsay Hooper, Executive Director – Education of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

“This is a unique opportunity for business leaders and entrepreneurs who are seeking to embed sustainability within their organisations and to lead transformational change in the wider economy to deliver a sustainable future. They will have the opportunity to explore global sustainability pressures and trends, to deepen their understanding of the implications and opportunities for business, and to gain insight and inspiration from creative, solutions-focused discussions and engagement with local innovators. And perhaps most significantly they will have the opportunity to reflect on their own role and impact as leaders within their business and beyond, to consider their contribution to shaping the future we want.”

 

About BNP Paribas Wealth Management

BNP Paribas Wealth Management is a leading global private bank and the largest private bank in the Eurozone. Present in three hubs in Europe, Asia and the US, over 6,800 professionals provide a private investor clientele with solutions for optimising and managing their assets. The bank has €364 billion worth of assets under management (as at 31 December 2017) and was awarded “Best Private Bank in Europe, in Asia and in the Western United States” in 2017.





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