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October 23, 2017 - ,

BNP Paribas will put sustainability on full display in Singapore this week

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BNP Paribas will put sustainability on full display in Singapore this week, as the title sponsor of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, brought to you by SC Global.

Visitors to the Singapore Stadium during the tournament will have the opportunity to experience the BNP Paribas Fan Village, where plastic bottles can be recycled into prizes.

Avid cyclists can race to power their mobile phones at the Pedal Power station and compete for points. There will also be the opportunity to have your photo taken “on centre court” in the specially designed photo booth.

The bank will host a Sustainability Evening on Thursday October 26, featuring the director of A Plastic Ocean, Craig Leeson. The spotlight on sustainability at the stadium will follow BNP Paribas’ flagship client event, the Sustainable Future Forum held at Singapore’s greenest hotel, the PARKROYAL on Pickering earlier that day.

The Sustainable Future Forum is held in conjunction with the BNP Paribas WTA Finals, the world’s premier sporting event for women, in recognition of the importance of gender equality to achieving sustainable development.

For more information or to secure access to the Fan Village and experience why We Are Tennis at BNP Paribas, please contact Geraldine Ding.

Press Contacts:

Geraldine DING +65 6210 1291 / +65 9658 0819   

 About BNP Paribas in Asia Pacific

In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 12,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 74 countries with more than 189,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.

* excluding partnerships

BNP Paribas and tennis

Today BNP Paribas is the leading partner of global tennis, with a unique and long-standing commitment dating back to 1973. This commitment extends to all forms of tennis across the globe, including singles tennis, wheelchair tennis, club tennis and family tennis, and to all levels from beginners to the big professional tournaments.

  • Professional tennis: Official Sponsor of Roland Garros, Title Sponsor of the Davis Cup and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, Sponsor of three ATP Masters 1000 (BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells, Monte Carlo Rolex Masters, Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome), Title Sponsor of BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore, Partner of the Bank of the West Classic (Stanford), Grand Prix Hassan II (Marrakesh), Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem (Rabat), Open 13 Provence (Marseille), Moselle Open, BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open and AEGON Championships (London)
  • Exhibition tennis: BNP Paribas Showdown in New York, Wheelchair tennis: BNP Paribas Open de France, BNP Paribas World Team Cup
  • Junior and university tennis: Davis Cup and Fed Cup Junior by BNP Paribas, Master’U BNP Paribas, BNP Paribas Cup, BNP Paribas National Tennis Academy in Ireland
  • Amateur tennis: Sponsor of the BNP Paribas Family Trophy and of over 1,000 amateur tournaments around the world alongside over 20 national tennis federations and dozens of charitable organisations such as ‘Fête le mur’, run by Yannick Noah; organisation of original social projects involving tennis.Since 2011, the website and its social networks have brought together a community of fans and tennis lovers from all continents, providing the latest information on the ATP, WTA and ITF circuits. Since 2015, BNP Paribas has helped fans around the world develop their love of the game as never before through the We Are Tennis Fan Academy. BNP Paribas also supports tennis locally in France through crowdfunding projects. BNP Paribas set up the charitable programme We Are Tennis Solidaire in 2012. Its ambition is to renovate or create living, reception and play areas for children in hospital and their families, and to regularly organise events at hospitals and at tournaments to provide children with unforgettable experiences through tennis.

All these successful partnerships enable BNP Paribas to actively promote tennis on an international level through its We Are Tennis programme.