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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

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
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
22 Apr 2024
Innovative bridges to boost economic development in Senegal
The city of Dakar, capital of Senegal and the westernmost point in Africa, is home to 25% of Senegal’s population while...
18 Apr 2024
Germany weaves its electric vehicle recharging network
The European Union's (EU) plan to ban the production and sale of new combustion vehicles from 2035 in favour of electric...
Clients' successes
The European Union's (EU) plan to ban the production and sale of new combustion vehicles from 2035 in favour of electric vehicles means the building of more electric charging stations. In Germany, to meet this need, the Federal Ministry of Digitalization and Transport initiated a nationwide tender in 2021 to launch "Deutschlandnetz", a programme to develop...
Germany weaves its electric vehicle recharging network

Experts views

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
31 May 2024
Rethinking farming, food production and how we finance it
The rapid population growth clearly means food production needs to rise, but any increase in outcome will need to be...
Expert views
The rapid population growth clearly means food production needs to rise, but any increase in outcome will need to be done sustainably.
Rethinking farming, food production and how we finance it
27 May 2024
A new spring for Asia’s green transition
Societe Generale Global Markets experts share their views on the drivers and strategies shaping the green transition in...
Expert views
Societe Generale Global Markets experts share their views on the drivers and strategies shaping the green transition in Asia – and what it all means for investors.
A new spring for Asia’s green transition
24 May 2024
Much Ado About Something: Digitalisation’s Positive Impact on Trade
Rumours about the death of paper documentation in global trade are much exaggerated. But has the digital alternative...
Expert views
Rumours about the death of paper documentation in global trade are much exaggerated. But has the digital alternative really made as much headway as is sometimes suggested? Christian Cazenove, Group Head of Trade Oversight & Advocacy; Charline Profillet, Deputy Head, Structured Trade Finance; and Pierre Courquin, Director, Head of Forfaiting, provide TMI with...
Much Ado About Something: Digitalisation’s Positive Impact on Trade
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.

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
16 Nov 2023
Home Sweet Home: Solutions for Climate-Resilient Housing
In this episode of 2050 Investors, we go house hunting with Kokou Agbo-Bloua and take a deep dive into the past,...
Podcasts
In this episode of 2050 Investors, we go house hunting with Kokou Agbo-Bloua and take a deep dive into the past, present, and future of housing.
Home Sweet Home: Solutions for Climate-Resilient Housing