Expert view points

28
Jun
2021
Will inflation stick around?
Head US economist for Societe Generale Stephen Gallagher says a rise in transportation related prices is mostly...
News
Head US economist for Societe Generale Stephen Gallagher says a rise in transportation related prices is mostly responsible for the recent surge in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). While U.S. CPI increased 4.9% year-over-year through May 2021, when you strip out transportation, CPI ex-transportation is at 1.7% year-over-year.
Will inflation stick around?
02
Jun
2021
Disclosure and decarbonisation: why climate-related risks reporting matters
In light of the acceleration of climate change, the financial services industry has a crucial role to play in addressing...
Asia-Pacific
In light of the acceleration of climate change, the financial services industry has a crucial role to play in addressing the climate crisis and financing the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Disclosure and decarbonisation: why climate-related risks reporting matters
01
Jun
2021
Embrace complexity now, for the climate
There is a strong consensus that our efforts to contain climate damage will reach a peak of urgency around the year...
Expert views
There is a strong consensus that our efforts to contain climate damage will reach a peak of urgency around the year 2050.
Embrace complexity now, for the climate
19
May
2021
Can hydrogen develop into a global commodity like LNG?
Hydrogen is increasingly seen as a critical product for the energy transition as it offers the flexibility to...
Expert views
Hydrogen is increasingly seen as a critical product for the energy transition as it offers the flexibility to decarbonise parts of the global energy economy that renewables cannot reach, including mobility, industrial processes and domestic heating.
Can hydrogen develop into a global commodity like LNG?
10
May
2021
The global energy transition creates additional export markets: how to unlock its full potential?
We are going through a massive transformation in the way we produce and use energy.
Expert views
We are going through a massive transformation in the way we produce and use energy.
The global energy transition creates additional export markets: how to unlock its full potential?
03
May
2021
Financial Innovation Strengthens Corporate Liquidity Risk Management
As Financial Technology (FinTech) becomes more innovative and sophisticated, non-bank FinTech companies have introduced...
Asia-Pacific
As Financial Technology (FinTech) becomes more innovative and sophisticated, non-bank FinTech companies have introduced competition to the cash management business of banks. Gavin Wang, Head of Payments and Cash Management, Societe Generale China, shares his views on how banks can enhance their core strengths and provide liquidity management for enterprises...
Financial Innovation Strengthens Corporate Liquidity Risk Management
26
Apr
2021
Sustainable development is in the DNA of export finance
"Export finance plays a big role in sustainable development and will be a key enabler to unlock financing for the energy...
ESG investment
"Export finance plays a big role in sustainable development and will be a key enabler to unlock financing for the energy transition"
Sustainable development is in the DNA of export finance
22
Apr
2021
The race to net zero: How Asia Pacific can accelerate its energy transition
Last year, marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, was a massive shock for all populations and economies worldwide. Yet it is...
Asia-Pacific
Last year, marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, was a massive shock for all populations and economies worldwide. Yet it is encouraging to see that despite this critical situation - or maybe because of it - governments, corporates and individuals around the world are putting more focus on building a sustainable planet and setting a clearer path towards reaching a...
The race to net zero: How Asia Pacific can accelerate its energy transition
22
Apr
2021
Leveraging Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage for Energy Transition
Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) is becoming an important solution to manage greenhouse gas (GHG)...
Asia-Pacific
Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) is becoming an important solution to manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across a range of large-scale energy and industrial systems. CCUS development at scale is now recognised as a prerequisite for decarbonisation and essential to meeting net-zero targets within the timescales set by governments in major...
Leveraging Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage for Energy Transition
20
Apr
2021
Meeting investor calls for sounder sustainability reporting
Better ESG reporting by Asian companies can give them an edge as sustainable investing grows
Asia-Pacific
Better ESG reporting by Asian companies can give them an edge as sustainable investing grows
Meeting investor calls for sounder sustainability reporting
25
Mar
2021
Focus on factoring
Factoring is not only a source of financing but also a source of business development support. What are the benefits of...
Factoring
Factoring is not only a source of financing but also a source of business development support. What are the benefits of a factoring programme? Philippe Pougeard, Deputy Head of Societe Generale Factoring shares his view.
Focus on factoring
25
Mar
2021
Focus on "GPI CASE RESOLUTION SERVICE"
Our expert, Laurent Collinot, Product Manager, Cash Clearing Services at Societe Generale, shares his views in this...
Transaction Banking
Our expert, Laurent Collinot, Product Manager, Cash Clearing Services at Societe Generale, shares his views in this short video "3 questions, 1 coffee".
Focus on "GPI CASE RESOLUTION SERVICE"
19
Mar
2021
Digitalisation and sustainability: two key trade finance trends in Asia
In early 2021, we are still emerging from the economic wreckage caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – what...
Asia-Pacific
In early 2021, we are still emerging from the economic wreckage caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – what are the key financing trends?
Digitalisation and sustainability: two key trade finance trends in Asia
04
Mar
2021
Greenwashing or green-enabling?
Alternative data can help investors capture broader and more timely insight into ESG performance
Asia-Pacific
Alternative data can help investors capture broader and more timely insight into ESG performance
Greenwashing or green-enabling?
24
Feb
2021
ESG In North America: Is “S” The Hidden Iceberg For Corporates?
The call for corporate America to respond to our national social conversation has grown immeasurably louder in 2020 and...
Expert views
The call for corporate America to respond to our national social conversation has grown immeasurably louder in 2020 and is already breaking new ground in 2021. Last year saw corporations scramble to respond to a raft of social emergencies, whether the distress caused by Covid-19, the anguish of the racial justice conversation, or the stark reality of...
ESG In North America: Is “S” The Hidden Iceberg For Corporates?
05
Feb
2021
Trade finance: moving in the right direction as confidence grows
Despite the massive slowdown that we have witnessed in recent months as a result of government reaction globally to the...
Trade Finance
Despite the massive slowdown that we have witnessed in recent months as a result of government reaction globally to the Covid-19 pandemic, suppliers around the world continue to benefit from access to good and inexpensive products and well established infrastructures for trade and trade finance.
Trade finance: moving in the right direction as confidence grows
28
Jan
2021
Correspondent banking is alive and well and has a key role to play in the future of international payments
Time and time again, correspondent banking has been reported dead as technology has advanced and we have moved into a...
Cash Clearing
Time and time again, correspondent banking has been reported dead as technology has advanced and we have moved into a brave new world. Time and time again, it has come back to life and demonstrated its enduring value.
Correspondent banking is alive and well and has a key role to play in the future of international payments
27
Jan
2021
It’s Time to Have “The Talk” about Energy Transition in North America
In the run-up to President Biden’s emphatic executive orders on Inauguration Day, the climate conversation had rightly...
News
In the run-up to President Biden’s emphatic executive orders on Inauguration Day, the climate conversation had rightly grown louder across corporate America – even quarterly earnings presentations suddenly feature more ESG slides placed earlier in investor decks. This is a conversation that sorely needs to happen, and for which we also need to gain a much...
It’s Time to Have “The Talk” about Energy Transition in North America
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