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The reinvigoration of renewables
It looks positive for renewables, particularly as we enter the wider energy transition beyond just power, according to Allan Baker, head of Energy Advisory & Project Finance Emea at Societe Generale and a member of the ‘Is the Energy Transition Accelerating?’ panel arranged over webcast by The Petroleum Economist on 4 June 2020.
The reinvigoration of renewables
How green financing is helping renewable energy players support Taiwan’s green ambitions
A series of offshore wind and floating solar projects that support policymakers’ energy transition goals are creating opportunity for local and global companies in Taiwan, supported by Societe Generale.
How green financing is helping renewable energy players support Taiwan’s green ambitions
ESG integration in Asia Pacific – interplay of do-well and do-good elements
Despite the long-standing debate that Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment drivers are broadly categorized into two buckets:  
ESG integration in Asia Pacific – interplay of do-well and do-good elements
Covid-19 pandemic calls for greater climate resilience and stronger push for renewable energy in Asia
More than ever, the current Covid-19 pandemic has shifted the spotlight to climate change, inspiring corporates and governments alike to make a renewed push for greater climate resilience in this region and the rest of the world.
Covid-19 pandemic calls for greater climate resilience and stronger push for renewable energy in Asia
Energy transition: a new sorting center at the cutting edge of technology with Veolia
A new enlarged and modernized sorting center will treat all waste from the Drôme and Ardèche departments in one single place from September 2021. Benefiting from Veolia's know-how and funding from Societe Generale, the center will be able to recycle all plastic packaging, in accordance with the Energy Transition for Green Growth Act, to be complied with by 2022.
Energy transition: a new sorting center at the cutting edge of technology with Veolia
New offshore wind power project in Normandy: the annual consumption of nearly 800,000 people goes green!
Supported by Societe Generale, EDF Renouvelables, Enbridge and wpd start the construction of an offshore wind farm off Fécamp, for a total investment estimated at 2 billion euros. This major project should generate enough annual electricity to meet the power needs for 770,000 people and generate significant economic benefits for the region.
New offshore wind power project in Normandy: the annual consumption of nearly 800,000 people goes green!
Supporting the green transition with innovative electric vehicle batteries & accelerator products
In May, BASF issued the first green bond in the European chemicals sector with the help of Societe Generale. Proceeds will be used for several green projects, including the production of electric vehicle batteries and accelerator products.
Supporting the green transition with innovative electric vehicle batteries & accelerator products
How a corporation accelerates its green commitment with a Green Line Facility? Example with Elecnor
Elecnor, the Spanish infrastructure, energy and telecommunications group, has recently entrusted Societe Generale to act as fronting and issuing bank of its first Eur70 million green guarantee facility.
How a corporation accelerates its green commitment with a Green Line Facility? Example with Elecnor
Success of the first Covid-19 Covered Bond issue in support of French public hospitals
SFIL, through its Covered Bonds issuer CAFFIL, successfully launched a social bond issue of one billion euros with a five-year maturity. Supported by Societe Generale, the proceeds of this first Covid-19 related bond will be used to finance public hospitals, whose additional costs linked to the current health crisis are constantly increasing.
Success of the first Covid-19 Covered Bond issue in support of French public hospitals
Social bonds leapfrog green as Covid-19 crisis catalyses investor interest
Unédic issued its first Social Bond to a welcoming market that was undeterred by the lack of a government guarantee for France’s social security agency and enthused by a format that is rapidly becoming as popular as green bonds.
Social bonds leapfrog green as Covid-19 crisis catalyses investor interest
Financing Indonesia’s Coal-to-Green Transition
By Daniel Mallo, Head of Natural Resources & Infrastructure, Asia Pacific, Societe Generale
Financing Indonesia’s Coal-to-Green Transition
Marubeni harnesses sun and wind to power a lower-carbon future in Asia
Marubeni sponsored two first-of-a-kind renewable energy projects, including an offshore windfarm in Japan and a floating solar project in Taiwan, expanding its renewable energy generation business and contributing to energy transition in the region.
Marubeni harnesses sun and wind to power a lower-carbon future in Asia
Neoen successfully launches the first ever Green Convertible Bond issue in Europe
Neoen announced the launch of the first ever Green Convertible Bond in Europe (“OCEANE verte”), maturing in 2025 and for a nominal amount of 170 million euros. Accompanied by Societe Generale, this announcement is another step forward in strengthening Neoen’s commitment to be at the forefront of sustainable finance.
Neoen successfully launches the first ever Green Convertible Bond issue in Europe
Delivering to hungry investors
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Delivering to hungry investors
Societe Generale joins EBRD in financing Izmir metro
Izmir, Turkey’s third-largest city, is receiving a new funding boost, despite the coronavirus pandemic, as Societe Generale is joining the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in financing the expansion of the city’s metro network.
Societe Generale joins EBRD in financing Izmir metro
Aligning impact portfolios of listed assets with the UN’s SDGs
Aligning impact portfolios of listed assets with the UN’s SDGs
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