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Views on #PositiveImpactFinance and #Sustainability

08
Apr
2019
Societe Generale maintains its leading positions in renewable energies
Societe Generale was named « Global Advisor of the Year » for the third time at the PFI Awards 2018, held on 6 February...
14
Mar
2019
We welcome the Lomé Initiative
On the occasion of the One Planet Summit that was held in New York City on September 26, 2018, the President of the...
14
Mar
2019
Creation of a Global Alliance for Smart Cities in Africa to provide access to clean energy and connectivity, and launch of a smart lamppost program
Emerging markets and developing countries, mainly in Africa, are key areas where investments are needed to achieve the...
04
Mar
2019
EnBW to help foster Germany’s energy transition with green bond issue
Projects in the fields of wind power, photovoltaics and electric mobility to profit from the proceeds
Clients' successes
Projects in the fields of wind power, photovoltaics and electric mobility to profit from the proceeds
EnBW to help foster Germany’s energy transition with green bond issue
18
Feb
2019
Advancing Cameroon’s low-carbon development through hydropower
When the new Nachtigal hydroelectric power station’s turbines start turning in 2023, this 2km-long dam will supply...
Clients' successes
When the new Nachtigal hydroelectric power station’s turbines start turning in 2023, this 2km-long dam will supply almost a third of Cameroon’s electricity.
Advancing Cameroon’s low-carbon development through hydropower
08
Feb
2019
Banks help engineer the low-carbon economy
When ALD Automotive, a leading worldwide vehicle leasing company, raised EUR 500m through a Positive Impact Bond in...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
When ALD Automotive, a leading worldwide vehicle leasing company, raised EUR 500m through a Positive Impact Bond in October 2018 to buy ‘clean energy’ cars, it took a pioneering approach by selecting the cars with the lowest CO2 emissions over their entire lifecycles from their manufacturing to recycling.
Banks help engineer the low-carbon economy
04
Feb
2019
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
Clients' successes
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
01
Feb
2019
Syctom signs its first green loan with Societe Generale
This first green loan of EUR 30 million to finance a new household waste sorting centre in Paris underlines Syctom’s...
Clients' successes
This first green loan of EUR 30 million to finance a new household waste sorting centre in Paris underlines Syctom’s commitment to integrate its responsible approach in its financings.
Syctom signs its first green loan with Societe Generale
31
Jan
2019
Austrian and German borrowers opt for a guten tag
Two large loan facilities completed in December 2018 marked the first-time use of environmental, social governance (ESG)...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Two large loan facilities completed in December 2018 marked the first-time use of environmental, social governance (ESG) ratings in loan agreements by Austrian and German borrowers, in the form of a five-year, €500m revolving credit facility for Verbund and a same-term, €1.5 billion revolver for Henkel, respectively. Societe Generale was the ESG coordinator...
Austrian and German borrowers opt for a guten tag
31
Jan
2019
Passive funds actively sponsor sustainability
It’s an irony that although most ETFs are passively managed, they are at the center of an upsurge in shareholder...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
It’s an irony that although most ETFs are passively managed, they are at the center of an upsurge in shareholder activism around corporate sustainability. Not only are ETFs dedicated to environmental, social and governance (ESG) themes gathering assets fast, but also ETFs in general are stepping up their engagement with companies.
Passive funds actively sponsor sustainability
21
Jan
2019
And the largest ultra-broadband network in Europe is in ... Italy!
The Italian telecom player Open Fiber is rolling out a landmark transaction in European fiber projects with total...
14
Jan
2019
Reinforcing CSR
EU revised shareholder rights directive and its impacts on general meetings
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
EU revised shareholder rights directive and its impacts on general meetings
Reinforcing CSR
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