Fondation BNP Paribas is committed to working with local, microfinance and educational initiatives in disadvantaged suburbs. Projet Banlieues aims to get people back into work through helping them to set up their own business, and aiding local social initiatives and educational programmes for young people – these are all ways of helping to combat social marginalisation in deprived city neighbourhoods, in which the BNP Paribas Foundation, in liaison with the BNP Paribas retail banking network in France, is involved.
In particular, Projet Banlieues aims to:
– improve community life
– promote the social integration through the employment and entrepreneurial spirit
– ensuring the access to education to all