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Séverin Fischer

Head of environment and extra financial accountability, BNP Paribas

BACKGROUND/ Academic and professional background

After being graduated from the Ecole des Mines in 1996, Séverin Fischer started his career in the Ministry of Industry on local environmental regulations, then worked during six years in Cap Gemini as a  consultant with a strong focus on supply chain and manufacturing issues. In order to get back to environmental topics, he joined in 2004 Entreprises pour l’Environnement, which is the French partner of the World Business Council on Sustainable Development. Since 2010, he is Head of Environment and Extra financial accountability in BNP Paribas.
 
ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?

Reinforce BNP Paribas role in financing the energy transition.
 
LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?

BNP Paribas has activities in more than 75 countries.
 
IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental… impact of your activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?

Please refer to our CSR report available on our website.

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

When the wind of change is blowing, some build walls, others build mills. (Chinese proverb)