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The disconnect between markets and the economy and how to insure against it
The world economy is at the kind of turning point that occurs only once or twice in a generation. Fourteen years of...
Expert views
The world economy is at the kind of turning point that occurs only once or twice in a generation. Fourteen years of quantitative easing, that fuelled an unprecedented boom in asset prices, has come to a juddering halt.
The disconnect between markets and the economy and how to insure against it
Securitization is Driving Adoption of Solar in U.S. homes
One of the primary drivers behind this rapid adoption of solar technology has been an innovative financial tool: solar...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
One of the primary drivers behind this rapid adoption of solar technology has been an innovative financial tool: solar loan asset-backed securities (ABS). Solar loan ABS have become popular with investors because of the benefits that the structure offers to them.
Securitization is Driving Adoption of Solar in U.S. homes
Cross-border payments: still a very dynamic and innovative market
Despite the geopolitical tensions and the health crisis, the development of the cross-border payments market shows no...
Cash Clearing
Despite the geopolitical tensions and the health crisis, the development of the cross-border payments market shows no signs of slowing down; in fact, quite the contrary.
Cross-border payments: still a very dynamic and innovative market
Is hydrogen about to take off? Equity is plentiful, projects numerous, technology ramping up, but bankability is still at early stage.
A year after the launch of the first pure-play dedicated hydrogen equity fund, we anticipate that large-scale hydrogen...
Expert views
A year after the launch of the first pure-play dedicated hydrogen equity fund, we anticipate that large-scale hydrogen projects will get closer to lending decisions in the next six to 18 months. By Louis-Aynard de Clermont Tonnerre, Global Head of Power, Utilities & Infrastructure at Societe Generale
Is hydrogen about to take off? Equity is plentiful, projects numerous, technology ramping up, but bankability is still at early stage.
CBDCs: additional means of payment, no store of value
Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are gaining interest even though they are in their infancy, and it is not clear...
Cash Clearing
Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are gaining interest even though they are in their infancy, and it is not clear how fast they will develop. Central banks' interest in the subject has not waned - no less than 100 central banks are working on the subject, but many questions remain unanswered.
CBDCs: additional means of payment, no store of value
SIBOS 2022
We are delighted to be participating to the upcoming SIBOS conference, the world’s premier financial services event...
SIBOS
We are delighted to be participating to the upcoming SIBOS conference, the world’s premier financial services event organised by SWIFT, from 10 to 13 October 2022 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
SIBOS 2022
3 questions to... Christophe Hadjal
Fresh from signing the Sustainable Steel Principles (SSP) in New York, Christophe Hadjal, Head of Advisory & Business...
Expert views
Fresh from signing the Sustainable Steel Principles (SSP) in New York, Christophe Hadjal, Head of Advisory & Business Development – Natural Resources, Mining, Metals & Industries at Societe Generale, shares an update on the decarbonisation of steel and the shift of Mining, Metals and Industries finance.
3 questions to... Christophe Hadjal
MLETR: a digital big bang and a foundation to build the digitalisation of international trade
In 2014, the time between harvesting a rose in Kenya and selling it to European florists was 34 days. Out of these 34...
Trade Finance
In 2014, the time between harvesting a rose in Kenya and selling it to European florists was 34 days. Out of these 34 days, 10 were required for handling all the various documents, with the process involving no fewer than 30 people or organisations and 200 interactions.
MLETR: a digital big bang and a foundation to build the digitalisation of international trade
Where will institutional investors go next?
The combination of inflation rising across the globe to levels not seen in decades, choppy equity and credit markets,...
Investment Banking
The combination of inflation rising across the globe to levels not seen in decades, choppy equity and credit markets, and geopolitical tensions has made 2022 a difficult environment for investors to navigate and has created considerable uncertainty about the future. Against this backdrop, Societe Generale’s Capital Consulting team recently conducted a global...
Where will institutional investors go next?
Societe Generale: Founding signatory of the Sustainable Steel Principles
Societe Generale, together with five other leading banks — Citi, Crédit Agricole CIB, ING, Standard Chartered, and...
Unlocking the zero-carbon potential of the East Coast Cluster in Teesside
Advising on Net Zero Teesside Power and the Northern Endurance Partnership that will use innovative carbon capture...
Clients' successes
Advising on Net Zero Teesside Power and the Northern Endurance Partnership that will use innovative carbon capture technology and subsea CO2 storage to power the UK’s first zero-carbon industrial cluster.
Unlocking the zero-carbon potential of the East Coast Cluster in Teesside
Mobility in a time of crisis: an opportunity to get efficient
Who wants to own a car? If you are lucky enough to get the make and model you want, the price is eye-watering. There are...
Expert views
Who wants to own a car? If you are lucky enough to get the make and model you want, the price is eye-watering. There are increasingly strict environmental regulations, rising taxes and congestion charges to pay, while fuel prices are through the roof.
Mobility in a time of crisis: an opportunity to get efficient
The clean energy market is showing good health, unlike most other sectors
Despite the challenging global market conditions, Opdenergy, a Spanish Independent Power Producer (IPP), focused on...
Clients' successes
Despite the challenging global market conditions, Opdenergy, a Spanish Independent Power Producer (IPP), focused on solar photovoltaic and onshore wind energy production, successfully completed its IPO last July with a high-quality demand.
The clean energy market is showing good health, unlike most other sectors
The Need for Speed
How Treasurers are Making the Most of Instant Payments
Cash Management
How Treasurers are Making the Most of Instant Payments
The Need for Speed
A measured approach to sustainable investment in Asia Pacific
Asset managers in Asia Pacific are working hard to refine the recipe for sustainable investing. Selecting the right...
ESG investment
Asset managers in Asia Pacific are working hard to refine the recipe for sustainable investing. Selecting the right ingredients is the first step to success.
A measured approach to sustainable investment in Asia Pacific
Great rankings at the Institutional Investor 2022 Europe Research Survey for Societe Generale
The Institutional Investor 2022 Europe Research Survey is the leading provider of market sentiment in the financial...
Hispasat wants to improve the environmental impact of satellite communications
Hispasat, Redeia’s (previously Red Eléctrica España) Spanish satellite communications operator leader in the...
Clients' successes
Hispasat, Redeia’s (previously Red Eléctrica España) Spanish satellite communications operator leader in the distribution of content in Spanish and Portuguese, is committed to assessing the environmental impacts of its activities as well as implementing actions to reduce them; improving the energy efficiency of its facilities and optimizing waste management.
Hispasat wants to improve the environmental impact of satellite communications
Helping to make data centers more climate friendly
Big builders of data centers are responding to climate change by both decarbonizing with new and upgraded facilities,...
Clients' successes
Big builders of data centers are responding to climate change by both decarbonizing with new and upgraded facilities, and ensuring power is used as efficiently as possible. Some new data center facilities rely almost entirely on renewable energy. Designs for new data centers seek to achieve Power Utilization Efficiency (“PUE”) better (lower) than industry...
Helping to make data centers more climate friendly
The Structural Growth of Australia’s Commercial Real Estate Market
The boom in Australian property prices is well-known. But while most of the attention has focused on residential house...
Expert views
The boom in Australian property prices is well-known. But while most of the attention has focused on residential house prices, which rose 25% last year, an equally compelling story has been unfolding in commercial real estate. And though many analysts expect a sharp drop in the residential sector over the next two years in response to rising interest rates, we...
The Structural Growth of Australia’s Commercial Real Estate Market
GPI tracker, opening up to our clients' beneficiaries
The SWIFT gpi initiative needs no introduction. Launched a few years ago, gpi has delivered on all its promises: to...
Cash Management
The SWIFT gpi initiative needs no introduction. Launched a few years ago, gpi has delivered on all its promises: to transform the international payment experience through greater speed, fluidity, transparency and security.
GPI tracker, opening up to our clients' beneficiaries
3 questions to...
Following the TXF GLOBAL conference, a main event in the Export Finance industry, Cécile Camilli, Head of Development...
Expert views
Following the TXF GLOBAL conference, a main event in the Export Finance industry, Cécile Camilli, Head of Development and Structured Export Finance (DSE), shares her views on the evolution of the sector and how the shift of DSE has impacted their business.
3 questions to...