Frequently asked questions

Socially responsible investing

Socially responsible investing at the heart of our strategy

BNP Paribas Fortis is the leader in sustainable investment. In addition to potentially interesting return, ethical placements offer added value in terms of the environment, social impact and good governance.

Investments reflecting your values and objectives 

Safely invest in sustainable investments. Choose companies that make relevant choices for our future, control their risks and innovate in sustainable sectors.

How do I start with socially responsible investing (SRI)?

Investing (some) of your assets in responsible investment solutions means contributing to a better future world for you and those you love. Contact us to find out more.

BNP Paribas Fortis has chosen sustainable investment. What about you?

Air pollution and climate change deplete many resources while our world faces unprecedented challenges. By choosing socially responsible investing, you make the difference.

4 reasons to choose sustainable investment

Everybody wins with socially responsible investing. Here are some advantages:

  1. You diversify your portfolio;
  2. You benefit from potentially interesting returns;
  3. You invest in the companies of the future;
  4. You generate a positive impact in Belgium through the partnership linking BNP Paribas Fortis and the Fondation Roi Baudoin.

Exclusion of unethical companies and sectors

Sustainability is part of our DNA. We only want to support companies that will contribute to society and the environment.

We exclude various sectors from our portfolios such as coal, palm oil, the defence sector, non-conventional hydrocarbons and do not subsidy companies that do not match our values.

Our method to choose sustainable companies

Best-in-class: the top companies in their sector

Through our best-in-class approach, we select the top-performing companies in their sector in terms of ecology, social aspects and good governance.

You choose companies that lower their energy cost, innovate sustainably, curb their impact on the environment and offer products and services that contribute to making the world a better place.

Thematic approach: exclusively future trends

We privilege companies working on large scale social and ecological issues. You will invest in:

  • Water purification;
  • Recycling;
  • Renewable energies;
  • Health;
  • Gender equality;
  • Microcredit;
  • Solidarity-based economy...

Socially responsible investing is part of our DNA

In 2015, BNP Paribas Fortis made the crucial decision to integrate sustainability in its DNA. We realise that you want to create a positive impact. For this reason, we privilege investing in companies that share our values.

Sustainable banking is our passion. What’s yours?