Laurence Pessez has been heading corporate social responsibility at BNP Paribas since 2010. Under her leadership, the bank has further strengthened its ambition to accelerate the world's transition to a lower-carbon economy by announcing serious commitments in favor of renewable energy and clean-tech ventures, while further curtailing its support of fossil fuel industries. The bank also has been rapidly expanding its sustainable finance activities and investments, while continuing its longstanding support of microfinance and social businesses. Prior to her current role, Pessez occupied a variety of positions in communications, marketing, and human resources, within subsidiaries of the BNP Paribas Group as well as in several other corporations.


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