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07
Sep
2020
Benin: soon a modern and innovative hospital for the populations, in the heart of the new Abomey-Calavi UHC
Benin’s Ministry of Economy and Finance has signed an agreement with Bouygues Bâtiment International for the...
Clients' successes
Benin’s Ministry of Economy and Finance has signed an agreement with Bouygues Bâtiment International for the construction of a hospital in the country's second largest city. Financed by Societe Generale, the 40,000 m² health facility is scheduled for completion in 2023.
Benin: soon a modern and innovative hospital for the populations, in the heart of the new Abomey-Calavi UHC
27
Jul
2020
The reinvigoration of renewables
It looks positive for renewables, particularly as we enter the wider energy transition beyond just power, according to...
Viewpoints
It looks positive for renewables, particularly as we enter the wider energy transition beyond just power, according to Allan Baker, head of Energy Advisory & Project Finance Emea at Societe Generale and a member of the ‘Is the Energy Transition Accelerating?’ panel arranged over webcast by The Petroleum Economist on 4 June 2020.
The reinvigoration of renewables
23
Jul
2020
How green financing is helping renewable energy players support Taiwan’s green ambitions
A series of offshore wind and floating solar projects that support policymakers’ energy transition goals are creating...
Energy & natural resources
A series of offshore wind and floating solar projects that support policymakers’ energy transition goals are creating opportunity for local and global companies in Taiwan, supported by Societe Generale.
How green financing is helping renewable energy players support Taiwan’s green ambitions
22
Jul
2020
ESG integration in Asia Pacific – interplay of do-well and do-good elements
Despite the long-standing debate that Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment drivers are broadly...
Viewpoints
Despite the long-standing debate that Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment drivers are broadly categorized into two buckets:  
ESG integration in Asia Pacific – interplay of do-well and do-good elements
16
Jul
2020
Covid-19 pandemic calls for greater climate resilience and stronger push for renewable energy in Asia
More than ever, the current Covid-19 pandemic has shifted the spotlight to climate change, inspiring corporates and...
Viewpoints
More than ever, the current Covid-19 pandemic has shifted the spotlight to climate change, inspiring corporates and governments alike to make a renewed push for greater climate resilience in this region and the rest of the world.
Covid-19 pandemic calls for greater climate resilience and stronger push for renewable energy in Asia
08
Jul
2020
Energy transition: a new sorting center at the cutting edge of technology with Veolia
A new enlarged and modernized sorting center will treat all waste from the Drôme and Ardèche departments in one single...
Clients' successes
A new enlarged and modernized sorting center will treat all waste from the Drôme and Ardèche departments in one single place from September 2021. Benefiting from Veolia's know-how and funding from Societe Generale, the center will be able to recycle all plastic packaging, in accordance with the Energy Transition for Green Growth Act, to be complied with by...
Energy transition: a new sorting center at the cutting edge of technology with Veolia
08
Jul
2020
Korian will make care for seniors greener and more social
With the support of Societe Generale, Korian placed a Sustainability-Linked Euro PP for an amount of 173 million euros...
Clients' successes
With the support of Societe Generale, Korian placed a Sustainability-Linked Euro PP for an amount of 173 million euros at eight years, associated with the achievement of three key indicators linked to its ESG performance.
Korian will make care for seniors greener and more social
08
Jul
2020
New offshore wind power project in Normandy: the annual consumption of nearly 800,000 people goes green!
Supported by Societe Generale, EDF Renouvelables, Enbridge and wpd start the construction of an offshore wind farm off...
Clients' successes
Supported by Societe Generale, EDF Renouvelables, Enbridge and wpd start the construction of an offshore wind farm off Fécamp, for a total investment estimated at 2 billion euros. This major project should generate enough annual electricity to meet the power needs for 770,000 people and generate significant economic benefits for the region.
New offshore wind power project in Normandy: the annual consumption of nearly 800,000 people goes green!
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
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