Presentation of a cheque of EUR 4,000
Carlo Thill, Country Head, Chairman of the Management Board of BGL BNP Paribas and President of the bank’s sports and recreation association, Cercle Amical et Sportif (CAS), presented a cheque of EUR 4,000 to the “Cent Buttek”, represented by Adely Thill, Annette Karels and Arthur Zeimet, at a ceremony on Wednesday 2 October 2013.
The “Cent Buttek” is run by volunteers who collect unsold food that has passed its in-store shelf life but is still fit for consumption. The food is sorted and distributed to the needy.
The donation follows on from the tenth CAS Sports, Health and Environment Day, held on 2 July at BGL BNP Paribas headquarters for the entire staff of the BNP Paribas Group in Luxembourg. The purpose of the event, which upholds the bank’s long-standing commitment to provide a healthy, attractive and stimulating work environment, is to promote health and sport and encourage environmental protection. This year’s theme was “Stroke Prevention”, and the aim was to make employees aware of cardiovascular risks and how to prevent them through a healthy diet and physical activity.
The money collected for the “Cent Buttek” was raised by selling BNP Paribas themed items such as umbrellas, T-shirts and mugs to employees during the CAS Sports, Health & Environment Day.
About BGL BNP Paribas
BGL BNP Paribas (www.bgl.lu) is one of the largest banks in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It offers an especially wide range of financial products to individuals, professionals, private banking clients and businesses. BGL BNP Paribas is Luxembourg’s number-one provider of banking services to professionals and small- and medium-size companies, and number two in services for individuals. It is also the leader for bancassurance. In 2012 the international magazine The Banker named BGL BNP Paribas “Bank of the Year” in Luxembourg for the second year in a row.
About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) has a presence in nearly 80 countries with 190,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.
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