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International Women’s Day – Advancing opportunities for women

International Women’s Day is an opportunity for companies to reflect on what they are doing to advance opportunities for women within their spheres of influence.

At BNP Paribas Asset Management, we see ourselves as having an impact through the types of products we launch, our stewardship, and the actions within our company and the wider community.

Thus, a recently launched product focuses on inclusive growth; our stewardship seeks to address gender diversity; within BNPP AM, we are working to promote more women to key positions; and in the community, we are advocating that women get the recognition they deserve.

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