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29
Mar
2021
Taking the lead in immediate payment
Societe Generale rolls out instant payment service in seven new countries in Europe
Cash Management
Societe Generale rolls out instant payment service in seven new countries in Europe
Taking the lead in immediate payment
29
Mar
2021
Global Markets Incubator’s New Mantra: Efficiency & Productivity
After the first three promotions, including the one launched earlier this year in Asia, Global Markets Incubator...
After the first three promotions, including the one launched earlier this year in Asia, Global Markets Incubator launches the application phase for its fourth promotion.
Global Markets Incubator’s New Mantra: Efficiency & Productivity
25
Mar
2021
HOW WILL 2021 COMPARE TO LAST YEAR’S RED HOT CORPORATE BOND ISSUANCE?
A Q&A with Richard Wolff - Richard Wolff has overseen the successful growth of Societe Generale America’s U.S. dollar...
Expert views
A Q&A with Richard Wolff - Richard Wolff has overseen the successful growth of Societe Generale America’s U.S. dollar high grade corporate bond syndicate for over ten years. We asked him to give us his thoughts for this year following last year’s boom in issuance.
HOW WILL 2021 COMPARE TO LAST YEAR’S RED HOT CORPORATE BOND ISSUANCE?
25
Mar
2021
Harnessing New Mexico’s Wind for Good
Large wind farm project will help wean New Mexico off fossil fuels while helping California, too
News
Large wind farm project will help wean New Mexico off fossil fuels while helping California, too
Harnessing New Mexico’s Wind for Good
25
Mar
2021
Societe Generale and ALD awarded a 2021 CSR Trophy from the French-Chilean Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The Franco-Chilean Chamber of Commerce recently held their "Trophées RSE 2021," recognizing the Corporate Social...
Corporate Social Responsibility
The Franco-Chilean Chamber of Commerce recently held their "Trophées RSE 2021," recognizing the Corporate Social Responsibility (or RSE in French) efforts of Societe Generale and ALD in Chile.
Societe Generale and ALD awarded a 2021 CSR Trophy from the French-Chilean Chamber of Commerce and Industry
25
Mar
2021
Floating Solar - Global Opportunity
Find out more about the huge potential of Floating Solar and the major opportunities it offers for the project finance...
Positive Impact Finance
Find out more about the huge potential of Floating Solar and the major opportunities it offers for the project finance community: an article written by our Energy experts Allan Baker and Cedric Chatel in Project Finance International, March 10 2021.
Floating Solar - Global Opportunity
26
Feb
2021
Structured charitable products: bridge between finance and philanthropy
Since April 2018, Societe Generale has donated 1.8 million euros to charities thanks to innovative investment solutions...
Global markets
Since April 2018, Societe Generale has donated 1.8 million euros to charities thanks to innovative investment solutions implemented for its private banking’s clients.
Structured charitable products: bridge between finance and philanthropy
22
Feb
2021
How ESG Research identifies the next big themes
At the heart of the bank’s market activities since 2006, ESG Research is dedicated to providing expert advisory services...
Global markets
At the heart of the bank’s market activities since 2006, ESG Research is dedicated to providing expert advisory services on Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) topics.
How ESG Research identifies the next big themes
18
Feb
2021
QR-bill makes your payments easy and digital
Digitalisation is rapidly overtaking payment processes and bill payment is no exception.
Cash Management
Digitalisation is rapidly overtaking payment processes and bill payment is no exception.
QR-bill makes your payments easy and digital
09
Feb
2021
“Positive Impact Support Notes – Africa”, combining financial performance and commitment to sustainability
In 2020, private investors subscribed for nearly 170 million euros of these innovative structured notes, which are the...
Global markets
In 2020, private investors subscribed for nearly 170 million euros of these innovative structured notes, which are the result of a collaboration between different departments of the bank and that respond to our strategic “Grow with Africa” and “Positive Impact Finance” axes.
“Positive Impact Support Notes – Africa”, combining financial performance and commitment to sustainability
11
Jan
2021
Client testimony : reverse factoring with Orange
Client testimony : reverse factoring with Orange
Client testimony : reverse factoring with Orange
Client testimony : reverse factoring with Orange
11
Jan
2021
Societe Generale speeds up the integration of sustainable & positive impact finance and ESG across its market activities
In this interview, Pascale Moreau, Global Markets Chief Operating Officer, and Yann Garnier, Head of Sales and Research...
Global markets
In this interview, Pascale Moreau, Global Markets Chief Operating Officer, and Yann Garnier, Head of Sales and Research for Global Markets, discuss how 2021 will be a pivotal year in the acceleration of the integration of “sustainable and positive impact finance” (SPIF) and “environmental, social and governance” (ESG) criteria across all areas of Societe...
Societe Generale speeds up the integration of sustainable & positive impact finance and ESG across its market activities
14
Dec
2020
IBOR transition: how Societe Generale supports its clients
The reform of the interbank interest rates known as "IBOR" (InterBank Offered Rate), which will lead to their...
Global markets
The reform of the interbank interest rates known as "IBOR" (InterBank Offered Rate), which will lead to their replacement with alternative "risk free rates" (RFRs), is a challenge for the market actors that have large exposures to them. Especially since the Libor may no longer be available as of 2022. The “IBOR transition” is therefore a complex situation to...
IBOR transition: how Societe Generale supports its clients
27
Nov
2020
What is the “IBOR transition”?
This transition phase refers to the ongoing preparations by the financial sector for the upcoming replacement of the...
Global markets
This transition phase refers to the ongoing preparations by the financial sector for the upcoming replacement of the reference rates (or benchmarks) known as "IBOR" (InterBank Offered Rate) by alternative "risk-free rates". This transition has many implications for the interest rates industry, investors and economic agents. IBOR rates have been used as a...
What is the “IBOR transition”?
24
Nov
2020
Sustainable investment solutions continue to gain momentum
With its tremendous momentum in recent years, how is sustainable finance faring in the current market environment? Has...
Global markets
With its tremendous momentum in recent years, how is sustainable finance faring in the current market environment? Has the pandemic accelerated the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria into investment processes? Have ESG investment solutions been impacted?
Sustainable investment solutions continue to gain momentum
16
Nov
2020
Societe Generale’s new generation of auto-calls stirs appetite among investors
Recognized by the industry for its expertise and know-how in structured products (*), Societe Generale is innovating to...
Recognized by the industry for its expertise and know-how in structured products (*), Societe Generale is innovating to diversify its range of autocalls, a type of structured product which is automatically redeemed by anticipation when certain market conditions are met and which has made the bank's investment product franchise successful.
Societe Generale’s new generation of auto-calls stirs appetite among investors
02
Nov
2020
Factoring at the heart of the bank's CSR commitments
Eric Flour, Deputy CEO of Societe Generale Factoring in charge of CSR resources and sponsors, explains how factoring, an...
Transaction Banking
Eric Flour, Deputy CEO of Societe Generale Factoring in charge of CSR resources and sponsors, explains how factoring, an essential lever of short-term financing for companies, has a strong impact in Corporate Social Responsibility.
Factoring at the heart of the bank's CSR commitments
27
Oct
2020
Taking cross-border payments to the next level
Under the current economic climate & the rapidly changing business environment, corporate treasurers are facing multiple...
Under the current economic climate & the rapidly changing business environment, corporate treasurers are facing multiple challenges to support their expanding international operations.
Taking cross-border payments to the next level
27
Oct
2020
The new market paradigm makes derivatives even more necessary to overcome uncertainty
The Covid-19 crisis caused extreme scenarios to materialize, affecting all asset classes and causing unprecedented...
Global markets
The Covid-19 crisis caused extreme scenarios to materialize, affecting all asset classes and causing unprecedented regime changes in financial market structures. In a context where interest rates remain at historically low levels, bonds no longer fulfil their protective role, equities have become expensive, certain asset classes have re-correlated and...
The new market paradigm makes derivatives even more necessary to overcome uncertainty
22
Oct
2020
Blockchain-Based Equities Settlement: The Time is Now
As in all manners of life and business, the global Covid-19 pandemic has had a serious effect on banking technology...
News
As in all manners of life and business, the global Covid-19 pandemic has had a serious effect on banking technology transformation. Distributed ledgers, already slowly riding the downward slope of the hype cycle after a meteoric rise earlier in the decade, haven’t been immune. Many banks still see promise, but firms have directed their fintech budgets toward...
Blockchain-Based Equities Settlement: The Time is Now
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