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16
May
2022
Greenlink, connecting the energy transition
Find out more about the Greenlink Interconnector, the first privately funded interconnector in Europe which will be a...
Energy & natural resources
Find out more about the Greenlink Interconnector, the first privately funded interconnector in Europe which will be a key piece of the energy transition story: an article written by Michael De Witte, Director, Energy Advisory & Project Finance, Nathalie Lemarcis, Co-Head of Energy Advisory and Project Finance, Societe Generale in London and James O’Reilly,...
Greenlink, connecting the energy transition
27
Apr
2022
Societe Generale named "Bank of the Year for Sustainability"
Societe Generale named “Bank of the Year for Sustainability”
Awards & Rankings
Societe Generale named “Bank of the Year for Sustainability”
Societe Generale named "Bank of the Year for Sustainability"
20
Apr
2022
Greenflation: the costs of the Energy Transition start to hit home
The battle to cool down the planet appears, ironically, to be heating up the economy. This is the essence of...
Expert views
The battle to cool down the planet appears, ironically, to be heating up the economy. This is the essence of ‘greenflation’: the extra boost given to prices when conventional cost-push inflation – which we are currently experiencing as the world recovers from the pandemic thanks to massive fiscal/monetary stimulus and large excess savings – is supercharged by...
Greenflation: the costs of the Energy Transition start to hit home
14
Apr
2022
Societe Generale contributes to the development of startups by launching its accelerator program
This program, Payment and Transaction Banking Accelerator by SG (PT BAX), is entirely dedicated to Trade Finance, Cash...
Transaction Banking
This program, Payment and Transaction Banking Accelerator by SG (PT BAX), is entirely dedicated to Trade Finance, Cash Management, Factoring, and Cash Clearing & Correspondent Banking activities.
Societe Generale contributes to the development of startups by launching its accelerator program
07
Apr
2022
Supporting the aviation industry decarbonization
Societe Generale is one of the founding members of a climate-aligned finance framework to support aviation industry...
Press release
Societe Generale is one of the founding members of a climate-aligned finance framework to support aviation industry decarbonization. The Bank is part of a group of six global lenders committed to developing a climate-aligned finance agreement dedicated to the aviation sector.
Supporting the aviation industry decarbonization
18
Mar
2022
Societe Generale talks to Gro Intelligence CEO Sara Menker
At a recent SG virtual client conference, Societe Generale’s Head of Commodity Research Michael Haigh sat down with Sara...
Commodities
At a recent SG virtual client conference, Societe Generale’s Head of Commodity Research Michael Haigh sat down with Sara Menker, CEO of GRO Intelligence, the innovative company she founded that amasses commodities data and uses machine learning to better understand the world’s agricultural trends. The discussion was illuminating on the dynamics behind...
Societe Generale talks to Gro Intelligence CEO Sara Menker
08
Mar
2022
Decarbonizing Cloud Computing
Did you know that the IT infrastructure that underpins today’s digitalized world is responsible for about 4% of the...
07
Mar
2022
ESG, on the minds of hedge funds too?
Societe Generale’s survey reveals growing ESG importance for capital allocators
Positive Impact Finance
Societe Generale’s survey reveals growing ESG importance for capital allocators
ESG, on the minds of hedge funds too?
04
Mar
2022
First ever sustainability-linked sovereign bond supports the Republic of Chile's climate ambitions
Societe Generale was active bookrunner and joint sustainability structuring advisor of first-ever sustainability linked...
Advisory & financing
Societe Generale was active bookrunner and joint sustainability structuring advisor of first-ever sustainability linked sovereign bond.
First ever sustainability-linked sovereign bond supports the Republic of Chile's climate ambitions
07
Feb
2022
Relying on a long-term partner bank makes all the difference
During the second quarter of 2021, real estate giant Vonovia’s launched the acquisition of its rival Deutsche Wohnen. A...
Mergers & Acquisitions
During the second quarter of 2021, real estate giant Vonovia’s launched the acquisition of its rival Deutsche Wohnen. A financial transaction that is out of the norm in many ways, which shows how Vonovia and its banking partner Societe Generale, backed by decades of trusting relationships, have been able to meet all the many challenges that such an operation...
Relying on a long-term partner bank makes all the difference
31
Jan
2022
A world first for Societe Generale: the admission of security tokens on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) and Societe Generale today marked the admission of the very first financial...
Global markets
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) and Societe Generale today marked the admission of the very first financial instruments registered on a public Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) on LuxSE’s Securities Official List (LuxSE SOL).
A world first for Societe Generale: the admission of security tokens on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange
31
Jan
2022
Supporting clients in their strategic transformation
2021 has been a stellar year for acquisition finance in Europe, with Societe Generale leading the way as #1 Bookrunner...
20
Jan
2022
Supporting the emerging crypto-economy
Crypto Finance AG has chosen Societe Generale Zurich Branch to support its brokerage arms’ payments and cash management...
CryptoAssets
Crypto Finance AG has chosen Societe Generale Zurich Branch to support its brokerage arms’ payments and cash management needs.
Supporting the emerging crypto-economy
17
Jan
2022
Air France-KLM, Air France and Societe Generale announce the first Sustainability Linked Senior Secured Term Loan transaction ever closed for an airline
Air France-KLM, Air France and Societe Generale announce the financing of an Air France Airbus A350-900 aircraft under a...
Advisory & financing
Air France-KLM, Air France and Societe Generale announce the financing of an Air France Airbus A350-900 aircraft under a Balthazar-backed Sustainability-Linked Senior Secured Loan.
Air France-KLM, Air France and Societe Generale announce the first Sustainability Linked Senior Secured Term Loan transaction ever closed for an airline
12
Jan
2022
2022 Emerging Currency and Fixed Income Guide
Our Global Markets experts have released the new 2022 Emerging Currency and Fixed Income Guide.
17
Dec
2021
Working together to promote sustainable finance in Hong Kong
Mobilising green and sustainable finance in Asia Pacific is critical to meet the region’s energy transition and...
Hong Kong
Mobilising green and sustainable finance in Asia Pacific is critical to meet the region’s energy transition and decarbonisation targets.
Working together to promote sustainable finance in Hong Kong
16
Dec
2021
Transactional Banking: innovative solutions for our African clients
Africa is a continent increasingly integrated into the global economy. Societe Generale, which is one of the leading...
01
Dec
2021
Forty years in China: Finance that is clean, green and still realistic
The growing threat of climate change has given great urgency to the wider need of the business and financial sectors to...
China
The growing threat of climate change has given great urgency to the wider need of the business and financial sectors to embrace what is known as Corporate & Social Responsibility (CSR). What started as a trend in the developed markets of Europe and the United States has grown into a truly global movement with tremendous momentum: one third of assets under...
Forty years in China: Finance that is clean, green and still realistic
24
Nov
2021
Forty years in China: Building a bridge from China to the world
At Societe Generale, we see ourselves as a bridge between China and international markets, bringing our global...
China
At Societe Generale, we see ourselves as a bridge between China and international markets, bringing our global expertise, products and know-how to Chinese clients, while also assisting multinational corporations operating in China.
Forty years in China: Building a bridge from China to the world
17
Nov
2021
Forty years in China: Side by side on a remarkable journey with our clients
Forty years ago, Societe Generale was one of the first banks invited into China. In 1981, we opened a representative...
China
Forty years ago, Societe Generale was one of the first banks invited into China. In 1981, we opened a representative office in Beijing, just as this emerging market was embarking on the next step of its remarkable journey: transforming itself and opening up to the world.
Forty years in China: Side by side on a remarkable journey with our clients
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