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29
Jun
2020
How a corporation accelerates its green commitment with a Green Line Facility? Example with Elecnor
Elecnor, the Spanish infrastructure, energy and telecommunications group, has recently entrusted Societe Generale to act...
Clients' successes
Elecnor, the Spanish infrastructure, energy and telecommunications group, has recently entrusted Societe Generale to act as fronting and issuing bank of its first Eur70 million green guarantee facility.
How a corporation accelerates its green commitment with a Green Line Facility? Example with Elecnor
29
Jun
2020
Supporting the green transition with innovative electric vehicle batteries & accelerator products
In May, BASF issued the first green bond in the European chemicals sector with the help of Societe Generale. Proceeds...
Clients' successes
In May, BASF issued the first green bond in the European chemicals sector with the help of Societe Generale. Proceeds will be used for several green projects, including the production of electric vehicle batteries and accelerator products.
Supporting the green transition with innovative electric vehicle batteries & accelerator products
10
Jun
2020
Financing Indonesia’s Coal-to-Green Transition
By Daniel Mallo, Head of Natural Resources & Infrastructure, Asia Pacific, Societe Generale
Viewpoints
By Daniel Mallo, Head of Natural Resources & Infrastructure, Asia Pacific, Societe Generale
Financing Indonesia’s Coal-to-Green Transition
10
Jun
2020
Marubeni harnesses sun and wind to power a lower-carbon future in Asia
Marubeni sponsored two first-of-a-kind renewable energy projects, including an offshore windfarm in Japan and a floating...
Clients' successes
Marubeni sponsored two first-of-a-kind renewable energy projects, including an offshore windfarm in Japan and a floating solar project in Taiwan, expanding its renewable energy generation business and contributing to energy transition in the region.
Marubeni harnesses sun and wind to power a lower-carbon future in Asia
02
Jun
2020
Neoen successfully launches the first ever Green Convertible Bond issue in Europe
Neoen announced the launch of the first ever Green Convertible Bond in Europe (“OCEANE verte”), maturing in 2025 and for...
Clients' successes
Neoen announced the launch of the first ever Green Convertible Bond in Europe (“OCEANE verte”), maturing in 2025 and for a nominal amount of 170 million euros. Accompanied by Societe Generale, this announcement is another step forward in strengthening Neoen’s commitment to be at the forefront of sustainable finance.
Neoen successfully launches the first ever Green Convertible Bond issue in Europe
07
May
2020
Aligning impact portfolios of listed assets with the UN’s SDGs
Are impact investing and liquid instruments reconcilable? In what context can managers of liquid portfolios demonstrate...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Are impact investing and liquid instruments reconcilable? In what context can managers of liquid portfolios demonstrate an impact on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals?
Aligning impact portfolios of listed assets with the UN’s SDGs
07
May
2020
How can Europe’s transition to electric vehicles mobilise capital?
Europe’s car industry is in a race to switch from combustion engine to electric propulsion. Not only does it need to...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Europe’s car industry is in a race to switch from combustion engine to electric propulsion. Not only does it need to comply with the EU’s new emissions regulations from 2021, but it must scale up quickly or face losing ground to competitors from Asia and the United States.
How can Europe’s transition to electric vehicles mobilise capital?
07
May
2020
Will satellites become the eyes of sustainable investing?
Eyes in the sky don’t lie. Indeed, during the coronavirus outbreak satellites have shown a revealing picture of...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Eyes in the sky don’t lie. Indeed, during the coronavirus outbreak satellites have shown a revealing picture of plummeting levels of nitrogen dioxide, a major pollutant associated with industrial activity, in locked down economies
Will satellites become the eyes of sustainable investing?
07
May
2020
Going beyond green bonds to finance sustainable development in emerging economies
While green bonds grab the news headlines for financing sustainable development in emerging economies, in fact they are...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
While green bonds grab the news headlines for financing sustainable development in emerging economies, in fact they are a small part of the picture. Multilateral development banks are the most active agents of change as they pioneer methods of financing that encourage sustainable growth and foster more direct involvement from private sector banks and...
Going beyond green bonds to finance sustainable development in emerging economies
22
Apr
2020
What’s Green and Outperforms the Market?
Companies that take steps to become greener, historical data show, outperform similar companies that haven’t taken...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Companies that take steps to become greener, historical data show, outperform similar companies that haven’t taken climate change action.
What’s Green and Outperforms the Market?
16
Apr
2020
Lumo, the eco-responsible investment platform evolves to serve you better
Lumo reaffirms its intent to be the transactional platform of reference for the financing of large-scale projects in...
Positive Impact Finance
Lumo reaffirms its intent to be the transactional platform of reference for the financing of large-scale projects in response to the ecological emergency.
Lumo, the eco-responsible investment platform evolves to serve you better
03
Apr
2020
Societe Generale wants to make trade finance greener
Societe Generale has launched a structured green trade finance initiative targeting customers active in clean energy or...
Trade Finance
Societe Generale has launched a structured green trade finance initiative targeting customers active in clean energy or organising their transition from a carbon-intensive activity to a sustainable business model.
Societe Generale wants to make trade finance greener
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