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 OUR BELIEFS AND COMMITMENTS Our core mission is to play an active role in developing the common good in the territories where we are present, working in association with our customers, cooperative shareholders, employees, and all our stakeholders. We are a cooperative group that belongs to our 8.9 million customer/cooperative shareholders. They are the owners of the Banque Populaire banks and Caisses d'Epargne. They live and work in the regions where we pursue our activities. They provide us with the bulk of our equity. Our cooperative status determines our perception of the banking profession. Throughout our history at the service of French society and its economy, we have created and consolidated a different kind of relationship: With time: we have a vision of the long-term economic, social, cultural, and environmental equilibrium of the territories in which we pursue our activities. We want to help build a healthy and supportive environment for our cooperative shareholders and customers both today and in the future. With local and regional France: open to all types of customers, we stand in solidarity with the territories in which we are present. We are committed to working with local stakeholders to strengthen the ecosystems and quality of life in the regions. We are committed to maximizing the positive impact of our activities on their economic and human development.           We will give expression to these beliefs and commitments in this Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards by presenting our vision of the interests of our customers and cooperative shareholders, our responsibility as an employer, and our social responsibility. Interests of customers and cooperative shareholders Employer and employee responsibility Social responsibility                     4 / Groupe BPCE Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards 

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