BNP Paribas in Belgium Careers

Our core values and management principles

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BNP Paribas’ core values, our cultural foundations

BNP Paribas’ core values and principles are embedded across the Group and drive its working culture. The Group is committed to being ‘the bank for a changing world’ and remains faithful to its original core values:


  • Identify and assess new situations, risks and opportunities quickly and decisively
  • Take decisions and actions that are efficient and effective


  • Encourage initiative and new ideas
  • Recognise people for their creativity


  • Commit to excellence in client service and to collective achievement
  • Demonstrate behaviour that is exemplary


  • Aspire to leadership, seek new challenges
  • Strive for team success in a competition where the referee is the client

Management principles

At the heart of BNP Paribas’ core values are the management principles, which aim to inspire all managers across the Group to promote key behaviour and lead teams successfully:

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Client Focus
Inspiring our people to focus in an innovative way on the client first, as the interest of the client is always at the centre of our action

Risk-Aware Entrepreneurship
Undertaking initiatives for development and efficiency while:

  • being accountable
  • acting in an interdependent and cooperative way with the other entities to serve the global interest of the Group and its clients
  • being continuously vigilant of the risks related to our area of responsibility and to empower our people to do the same

People Care
Caring for our people, by showing them respect, promoting equal opportunities, acknowledging performance and developing their talents and skills

Lead by Example
Setting an example through our own behaviour and ethics by:

  • adhering to the regulations and compliance rules, and behaving in a socially responsible way
  • applying ourselves to these management principles, as we expect our teams to do so