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TOWARDS MORE SUSTAINABLE GLOBAL TRANSACTION BANKING

30 May 2024
Societe Generale has developed a “Sustainable GTB Framework” to help its clients assess and monitor the environmental and social impacts of their day-to-day working capital, trade, and liquidity management.

Clients stories

18 Jun 2024
Leveraging Renewable Energy to Boost Chile’s - And the World’s - Copper Supply
Copper demand is on the rise, driven in large part by the global energy transition and the sustainable urbanization of...
Clients' successes
Copper demand is on the rise, driven in large part by the global energy transition and the sustainable urbanization of emerging economies.
Leveraging Renewable Energy to Boost Chile’s - And the World’s - Copper Supply
10 Jun 2024
Enabling SME businesses to prosper in a low-carbon economy
Eurowag provides smart solutions to optimise commercial road transport business and committed to several decarbonisation...
Clients' successes
Eurowag provides smart solutions to optimise commercial road transport business and committed to several decarbonisation targets. Komerční banka, the Group’s subsidiary in the Czech Republic, and other banks, supported Eurowag in restructuring multi-currency term and revolving financing as a Sustainability-Linked Loan.
Enabling SME businesses to prosper in a low-carbon economy
10 Jun 2024
Abidjan’s metro line 1: the biggest public transport infrastructure project in Sub Saharan Africa
The Abidjan Metro Line 1 project, a critical development infrastructure for the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, will bring a...
Clients' successes
The Abidjan Metro Line 1 project, a critical development infrastructure for the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, will bring a new fast and safe transport solution to more than 500,000 people each day, boost the economy, while contributing to improve environmental and social conditions.
Abidjan’s metro line 1: the biggest public transport infrastructure project in Sub Saharan Africa
07 Jun 2024
Powering more than 60,000 homes during record-breaking heat in Arizona
Vast solar and energy project helps Arizona satisfy its rising demand for reliable, clean energy.
Clients' successes
Vast solar and energy project helps Arizona satisfy its rising demand for reliable, clean energy.
Powering more than 60,000 homes during record-breaking heat in Arizona
29 May 2024
Accelerating the transition to Green Mobility in Europe
Providing 14,500 fast charging points by 2030 to become a European EV charging leader is an admirable undertaking. That...
Clients' successes
Providing 14,500 fast charging points by 2030 to become a European EV charging leader is an admirable undertaking. That is precisely what Electra is set to accomplish thanks to their new €75 million Green Loan project financing.
Accelerating the transition to Green Mobility in Europe
24 May 2024
Battery Gigafactory Empowers Sovereignty and Sustainable Mobility
In a groundbreaking move that promises to reshape the future of battery manufacturing, Verkor has secured significant...
Clients' successes
In a groundbreaking move that promises to reshape the future of battery manufacturing, Verkor has secured significant green financing for its new Gigafactory in Dunkirk, France, propelling the company into a new phase of growth.
Battery Gigafactory Empowers Sovereignty and Sustainable Mobility

Experts views

19 Jun 2024
Perfecting the art of tailor-made client service in company-bank relationships
The client servicing offered by banks to their corporate clients plays a pivotal role in the success of both parties....
Expert views
The client servicing offered by banks to their corporate clients plays a pivotal role in the success of both parties. Technology can make this relationship element more efficient, but investing in the human side of the equation is equally vital.
Perfecting the art of tailor-made client service in company-bank relationships
18 Jun 2024
New payment services directive (PSD3): At a time when the new European regulatory framework applicable to payment services is being drafted, how can the right balance be found between protection and flexibility?
Currently under discussion, the future payment services directive should have major impacts for the banking sector,...
Expert views
Currently under discussion, the future payment services directive should have major impacts for the banking sector, consumers and companies, as well as publishers.
New payment services directive (PSD3): At a time when the new European regulatory framework applicable to payment services is being drafted, how can the right balance be found between protection and flexibility?
14 Jun 2024
A new framework for ESG: global transaction banking leads the charge
Corporate treasurers are at the tiller as they help their company navigate the increasing ESG challenges. While global...
Expert views
Corporate treasurers are at the tiller as they help their company navigate the increasing ESG challenges. While global standardisation around ESG is still a work in progress, a recent innovative framework developed by Societe Generale can help to increase transparency and credibility in this space.
A new framework for ESG: global transaction banking leads the charge
07 Jun 2024
Our partnership with International Finance Corporation
Vincent Nobilet, Managing Director, Agribusiness, Trade and Sustainable Commodity Finance at Societe Generale, gave an...
Expert views
Vincent Nobilet, Managing Director, Agribusiness, Trade and Sustainable Commodity Finance at Societe Generale, gave an in-depth look at our partnership with IFC.
Our partnership with International Finance Corporation
03 Jun 2024
Turning vision into reality for a sustainable EV solutions pioneer
From gigafactories to green ammonia, bankable new business models are key to accelerating the energy transition.
Expert views
From gigafactories to green ammonia, bankable new business models are key to accelerating the energy transition.
Turning vision into reality for a sustainable EV solutions pioneer
31 May 2024
The digitalisation of international trade: an opportunity to develop forfaiting
Since the development of bills of exchange by Venetian merchants and bankers, the practice of forfaiting has changed...
Expert views
Since the development of bills of exchange by Venetian merchants and bankers, the practice of forfaiting has changed very little. However, this means of export financing is today at the dawn of a profound revolution, thanks to the digitalisation of international trade. An ideal context to make it more widely accessible?
The digitalisation of international trade: an opportunity to develop forfaiting
Podcast

2050 Investors: Economy, planet, markets and you.

Join Kokou Agbo-Bloua, Head of Economics, Cross-Asset & Quant Research, as he investigates tomorrow’s economic and market mega-trends, ahead of 2050’s global sustainability targets.

03 Jun 2024
Climate Volatility: From Green Swans to Antifragility | Managing Climate Stress-tests and Financial Risk
Delving into the world of the unexpected, Kokou draws parallels between the dramatic twists and turns of Tchaikovsky's...
Podcasts
Delving into the world of the unexpected, Kokou draws parallels between the dramatic twists and turns of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" and the unpredictability of life and finance, to investigate how sudden, unforeseen events—Black Swans—impact markets and our globalized world.
Climate Volatility: From Green Swans to Antifragility | Managing Climate Stress-tests and Financial Risk
11 Apr 2024
Grey Matters and the Economics of Ageing (ft. Wei Yao, Head of Research & Chief Economist for APAC at Societe Generale)
The Chinese have a saying, 'A peaceful life has nothing to do with the passage of time'.
Podcasts
The Chinese have a saying, 'A peaceful life has nothing to do with the passage of time'.
Grey Matters and the Economics of Ageing (ft. Wei Yao, Head of Research & Chief Economist for APAC at Societe Generale)
05 Mar 2024
Carbon Bounty Hunting: From Stardust to the Notorious C.O.2 (ft. Eric Schoumsky) | Carbon Taxes, Credits, and Markets
Strap on your boots, don your hats and grab your pitchforks, because we are going carbon hunting!
Podcasts
Strap on your boots, don your hats and grab your pitchforks, because we are going carbon hunting!
Carbon Bounty Hunting: From Stardust to the Notorious C.O.2 (ft. Eric Schoumsky) | Carbon Taxes, Credits, and Markets
01 Feb 2024
“Fed” Up with Carbon: Central Banks & Climate Change
In this episode, Kokou explores the delicate balancing act that central banks must perform as they seek to be...
Podcasts
In this episode, Kokou explores the delicate balancing act that central banks must perform as they seek to be independent in ensuring that inflation remains under control, while at the same time contributing to economic and financial stability and playing a central role in the fight against climate change. There is more to central banking than meets the eye.
“Fed” Up with Carbon: Central Banks & Climate Change
23 Jan 2024
The Nautilus Chronicles: Exploring The Future of Oceans
Join Kokou in this daring adventure exploring the importance of the ocean in shaping Earth’s climate, providing food and...
Podcasts
Join Kokou in this daring adventure exploring the importance of the ocean in shaping Earth’s climate, providing food and habitat for animals and humans alike, the economy and so much more!
The Nautilus Chronicles: Exploring The Future of Oceans
11 Dec 2023
Instant Payments are continuing to gain ground among corporates
Instant Payments are continuing to gain ground among corporates. Yet, the scheme is facing some technical and usage...
Expert views
Instant Payments are continuing to gain ground among corporates. Yet, the scheme is facing some technical and usage constraints, what are the reasons? How can it be resolved and what are the key actions for treasurers to begin leveraging real time payments within their companies?
Instant Payments are continuing to gain ground among corporates