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Gianfilippo Pandolfini

Chief Operating Office BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas

BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background.


ACHIEVEMENT/ What is the project/initiative/startup/company you will be presenting at the Positive Economy Forum all about ?

In general, the sustainability model applied to core business; in particular, BNL and BNP Paribas activities in the area of social enterprise, microcredit, and Socially Responsible Investing.


LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities ?

Roma Italia


IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, startup, company ?

Financing Enterprises with non-traditional business models, namely a business model in which the social mission has priority over economic targets, and which, by doing what they do, meet a social need or environmental necessity; using microcredit to get credit to businesses and people who would normally have no access to it in traditional systems; using SRI to promote financial performance while in parallel choosing investments which aim to generate social/environmental added value.


QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you.

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”

Eleanor Roosevelt