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08
Nov
2021
Green principles for the shipping industry
An agreement spearheaded by a coalition of major banks is helping to put the world’s commercial maritime fleets on a...
Expert views
An agreement spearheaded by a coalition of major banks is helping to put the world’s commercial maritime fleets on a more sustainable footing
Green principles for the shipping industry
26
Oct
2021
Global warming: banks on the front line to support the energy transition
Véronique de Bellefon, Marie-Gabrielle de Drouas and Sébastien Halley des Fontaines, respectively Head of CSR for Global...
Corporate Social Responsibility
Véronique de Bellefon, Marie-Gabrielle de Drouas and Sébastien Halley des Fontaines, respectively Head of CSR for Global Transaction & Payment Services, Positive Impact Structurer and Head of Structured Trade Finance at Societe Generale, describe how the banking sector is promoting the energy transition through its activities and internal policies.
Global warming: banks on the front line to support the energy transition
21
Oct
2021
Simplifying KYC to make client relationship smoother
For both individual and corporate customers, KYC (“Know Your Customer”) procedures are among the main friction points in...
Cybersecurity
For both individual and corporate customers, KYC (“Know Your Customer”) procedures are among the main friction points in the client journey. These steps, which are required by regulators, are necessary to combat fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing. However, there is still much room for improvement: that is the job of the “KYC Transformation” teams...
Simplifying KYC to make client relationship smoother
19
Oct
2021
Inflation in 2021: Transitory until proven permanent
Inflation and its long-term impact on society is one of the most important questions facing investors, governments and...
Expert views
Inflation and its long-term impact on society is one of the most important questions facing investors, governments and central banks this year.
Inflation in 2021: Transitory until proven permanent
18
Oct
2021
MLETR: A trade momentum for a digital big-bang
‘’Paper-based transactions, which still dominate international trade, are a source of cost, delay, inefficiency, fraud,...
Trade Finance
‘’Paper-based transactions, which still dominate international trade, are a source of cost, delay, inefficiency, fraud, error and environmental impact’’(1), G7, gathered in London in April 2021, said.
MLETR: A trade momentum for a digital big-bang
08
Oct
2021
Shorter and more volatile cycles
Press headlines relating shortages of goods and production inputs have become daily staple and even with some...
Expert views
Press headlines relating shortages of goods and production inputs have become daily staple and even with some improvement on the health front, there seems to be little let up in the articles reporting various frictions and related price spikes.
Shorter and more volatile cycles
05
Oct
2021
A data strategy, what for?
For over a year, Societe Generale's Global Transaction Banking activities have been implementing an ambitious data...
Transaction Banking
For over a year, Societe Generale's Global Transaction Banking activities have been implementing an ambitious data roadmap. This is based on a conviction: the abundant data generated by our flow activity will enable us to better understand our clients and better meet their needs, but also to simplify the lives of our employees, whether they are salespeople,...
A data strategy, what for?
17
Sep
2021
Making cross-border payments smoother
The reasons for this trend, the obstacles that still remain and the solutions to overcome them.
Transaction Banking
The reasons for this trend, the obstacles that still remain and the solutions to overcome them.
Making cross-border payments smoother
06
Sep
2021
Impact Based Finance: a disruptive solution to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals
To tackle global environmental and social priorities, combined efforts from everyone are needed. Many companies rethink...
Expert views
To tackle global environmental and social priorities, combined efforts from everyone are needed. Many companies rethink their business modelsto contribute to a sustainable future for all while creating long-term value for their stakeholders. Yet, the scale and pace of transformation are too slow: disruptive business and financing solutions are urgently needed...
Impact Based Finance: a disruptive solution to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals