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21 Feb 2024
Renewing India: an energy transition that is well on the way
Every country is striving to reach net zero carbon emissions in the coming decades. But not all of them face India’s...
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Every country is striving to reach net zero carbon emissions in the coming decades. But not all of them face India’s additional challenges of trying to decarbonise a rapidly growing economy, while also extending electricity coverage to a still largely rural population of 1.4 billion.
Renewing India: an energy transition that is well on the way
07 Feb 2024
Financing the Largest Clean Power Project in U.S. History
Creating Energy Superhighway to reach Three Million Americans Leveraging New Mexico’s Abundant Wind to Meet the Growing...
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Creating Energy Superhighway to reach Three Million Americans Leveraging New Mexico’s Abundant Wind to Meet the Growing Energy Needs of the Southwest While Maintaining Grid Reliability
Financing the Largest Clean Power Project in U.S. History
31 Jan 2024
Asia Pacific’s sustainable finance market has reached a pivotal moment
As stakeholders push companies to become more sustainable, technology, regulation and national support measures are all...
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As stakeholders push companies to become more sustainable, technology, regulation and national support measures are all evolving rapidly to make this possible, allowing investors to deploy more capital with greater certainty.
Asia Pacific’s sustainable finance market has reached a pivotal moment
30 Jan 2024
Funding aviation’s e-fuel future requires new collaboration
Bringing together equity investors from across aviation is key to raising the billions of dollars required
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Bringing together equity investors from across aviation is key to raising the billions of dollars required
Funding aviation’s e-fuel future requires new collaboration
19 Jan 2024
Viewpoint with Stephen Gallagher
Will the US economy achieve that much talked about soft landing in 2024? As we begin the new year, we asked Chief US...
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Will the US economy achieve that much talked about soft landing in 2024? As we begin the new year, we asked Chief US Economist and Head of Research Stephen Gallagher this and what else is on his radar - the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Viewpoint with Stephen Gallagher
15 Jan 2024
Cross-border payments: Technological innovation and interoperability to improve client experience
The lines are moving in the world of cross-border payments; last September, Citigroup announced that it had completed a...
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The lines are moving in the world of cross-border payments; last September, Citigroup announced that it had completed a tokenized payment transaction between shipping giant Maersk and a channel authority. The beginning of a new era? And yet, does the image of openness and “decentralised” use, associated with cryptos, not contradict client expectations in this...
Cross-border payments: Technological innovation and interoperability to improve client experience
12 Jan 2024
La demande en obligations vertes gagne du terrain
Le marché des capitaux de dette a subi des fluctuations mais se redresse en fin d’année. Les titres durables, malgré des...
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Le marché des capitaux de dette a subi des fluctuations mais se redresse en fin d’année. Les titres durables, malgré des critères d’éligibilité plus exigeants, sont de plus en plus demandés.
La demande en obligations vertes gagne du terrain
10 Jan 2024
Asia economic and investment outlook for 2024
A new year brings new challenges and opportunities. While some of last year’s trends are likely to continue in early...
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A new year brings new challenges and opportunities. While some of last year’s trends are likely to continue in early 2024, what should investors look out for in the Asian markets in the coming months?
Asia economic and investment outlook for 2024
06 Dec 2023
Japan’s transformation: A new dawn in the land of the rising sun?
After more than 30 years, Japan is once again forcing itself upon the attention of international investors.
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After more than 30 years, Japan is once again forcing itself upon the attention of international investors.
Japan’s transformation: A new dawn in the land of the rising sun?
04 Dec 2023
Korea’s energy transition can be its next economic miracle
A dazzling economic and exporting success story, Korea can maintain its momentum if its companies adopt greener...
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A dazzling economic and exporting success story, Korea can maintain its momentum if its companies adopt greener practices.
Korea’s energy transition can be its next economic miracle
27 Nov 2023
Innovation and partnerships to unlock sustainable investments in Africa
Matching Africa’s natural and human capital with financial capital is vital for its sustainable development. Societe...
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Matching Africa’s natural and human capital with financial capital is vital for its sustainable development. Societe Generale is deploying the know-how and experience of its teams to design innovative financings for the continent’s emerging entrepreneurs and impactful projects.
Innovation and partnerships to unlock sustainable investments in Africa
22 Nov 2023
ESG in the U.S.: The World is Watching
Two decades after ESG (environmental, social and governance) emerged out of a United Nations report (“Who Cares Wins”,...
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Two decades after ESG (environmental, social and governance) emerged out of a United Nations report (“Who Cares Wins”, 2004) and went mainstream, the concept is under attack as never before -- both as an investment philosophy and a business practice.
ESG in the U.S.: The World is Watching
20 Nov 2023
China’s economic challenges are spooking global investors. Is the fear warranted?
Despite the deepening troubles in China’s property sector, a financial crisis that could spill over into global markets...
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Despite the deepening troubles in China’s property sector, a financial crisis that could spill over into global markets looks unlikely.
China’s economic challenges are spooking global investors. Is the fear warranted?
13 Nov 2023
Calling for a revolution to resolve food's sustainability paradox
Article published by Environmental Finance on November 6, 2023. Innovation and investment are needed to deliver more...
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Article published by Environmental Finance on November 6, 2023. Innovation and investment are needed to deliver more food production yet cut the industry's greenhouse gas emissions, argue Vincent Nobilet and Frédéric Dubois
Calling for a revolution to resolve food's sustainability paradox
31 Oct 2023
How Instant Payment is Quietly Changing the Game for European Corporates
Having launched almost six years ago, the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) is starting to hit its stride with an...
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Having launched almost six years ago, the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) is starting to hit its stride with an increased transaction limit helping to encourage usage. For corporates operating in the SEPA zone, the scheme is not without flaws, but initiatives from regulators and banks point to a more functional and secure future.
How Instant Payment is Quietly Changing the Game for European Corporates
30 Oct 2023
How smart meters are helping Australia embrace a new energy future
Australia’s rollout of smart metering solutions is a template for upgrades to energy networks in Asia Pacific
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Australia’s rollout of smart metering solutions is a template for upgrades to energy networks in Asia Pacific
How smart meters are helping Australia embrace a new energy future
20 Oct 2023
Banking on Japan: Why a sustainable future holds rich opportunities
As Societe Generale celebrates 50 years in Japan, we look ahead at how the energy transition will shape the country’s...
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As Societe Generale celebrates 50 years in Japan, we look ahead at how the energy transition will shape the country’s economic prosperity over the coming decades.
Banking on Japan: Why a sustainable future holds rich opportunities
18 Oct 2023
How companies can assess artificial intelligence through an ESG lens
A tool to transform your business or a technology that threatens to disrupt it?
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A tool to transform your business or a technology that threatens to disrupt it?
How companies can assess artificial intelligence through an ESG lens
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