Asia-Pacific

14
Nov
2022
Step by step: how to build a viable hydrogen ecosystem
The world is betting on hydrogen. This simplest of elements is increasingly being regarded as a big part of the solution...
Expert views
The world is betting on hydrogen. This simplest of elements is increasingly being regarded as a big part of the solution to global climate change. However the world is only at the start of a potential ‘hydrogen economy’ and Asia boasts some of the most interesting potential.
Step by step: how to build a viable hydrogen ecosystem
15
Jun
2022
Adapting the inflationary environment – Why investors should seek out inflation hedges
From virtually zero at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in spring 2020, to 5% a year later (May 2021), and a...
Expert views
From virtually zero at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in spring 2020, to 5% a year later (May 2021), and a 40-year high of 8.6% in May, US consumer price inflation has blown through estimates, expectations and economists’ narratives. And America’s experience is being repeated across much of the rest of the world, including Asia Pacific. How can...
Adapting the inflationary environment – Why investors should seek out inflation hedges
14
Jun
2022
How sustainable bond innovation fuels positive change
The expansion of the sustainable bond market is opening up new funding opportunities for a wider range of companies and...
Expert views
The expansion of the sustainable bond market is opening up new funding opportunities for a wider range of companies and connecting investors with projects that support Asia’s transition to a low-carbon future.
How sustainable bond innovation fuels positive change
24
Jan
2022
Facilitating a lower-emissions economy in Southeast Asia
The shift to cleaner technologies is an opportunity for countries and companies in Southeast Asia to work together to...
Expert views
The shift to cleaner technologies is an opportunity for countries and companies in Southeast Asia to work together to deliver a positive impact for the entire region.
Facilitating a lower-emissions economy in Southeast Asia
17
Nov
2021
Forty years in China: Side by side on a remarkable journey with our clients
Forty years ago, Societe Generale was one of the first banks invited into China. In 1981, we opened a representative...
China
Forty years ago, Societe Generale was one of the first banks invited into China. In 1981, we opened a representative office in Beijing, just as this emerging market was embarking on the next step of its remarkable journey: transforming itself and opening up to the world.
Forty years in China: Side by side on a remarkable journey with our clients
09
Nov
2021
Australia on track for net zero
Green financing enables infrastructure developers to fund projects that contribute to countries’ and industries’...
Clients' successes
Green financing enables infrastructure developers to fund projects that contribute to countries’ and industries’ net-zero pathways. Societe Generale has helped to refinance Australia’s electric rail project in Queensland, which will further the state government’s economic development plans while also saving on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Australia on track for net zero
08
Nov
2021
Social Securitisation: a new tool for issuers to deliver a positive impact to communities
Asset-Backed Securitisation (ABS) can raise innovative financing for lower-income individuals and open up a new ESG...
Clients' successes
Asset-Backed Securitisation (ABS) can raise innovative financing for lower-income individuals and open up a new ESG asset class for issuers and investors.
Social Securitisation: a new tool for issuers to deliver a positive impact to communities
21
Oct
2021
Making waves with first Certified green shipping loan under the global Climate Bonds Standard
A first-of-its-kind green loan for the shipping industry will help New Zealand’s KiwiRail to commission and...
Clients' successes
A first-of-its-kind green loan for the shipping industry will help New Zealand’s KiwiRail to commission and progressively upgrade two hybrid electric/diesel ferries that will carry the country towards its ambitious sustainability goals.
Making waves with first Certified green shipping loan under the global Climate Bonds Standard
07
Oct
2021
Blue sky thinking for China’s solar revolution
First non-recourse green loan in China’s distributed solar sector is a landmark financing for commercial and industrial...
Clients' successes
First non-recourse green loan in China’s distributed solar sector is a landmark financing for commercial and industrial customers
Blue sky thinking for China’s solar revolution