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18
May
2022
Decrypting crypto: institutional adoption of digital assets has the potential to remake finance
Few financial innovations have caught the public imagination like cryptocurrencies. When Bitcoin was born out of the...
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Few financial innovations have caught the public imagination like cryptocurrencies. When Bitcoin was born out of the turmoil of the global financial crisis in 2009 it seemed rather mundane: an electronic peer-to-peer cash system, launched via an academic white paper by an anonymous author Satoshi Nakamoto. Its price was $0.
Decrypting crypto: institutional adoption of digital assets has the potential to remake finance
16
May
2022
Greenlink, connecting the energy transition
Find out more about the Greenlink Interconnector, the first privately funded interconnector in Europe which will be a...
Energy & natural resources
Find out more about the Greenlink Interconnector, the first privately funded interconnector in Europe which will be a key piece of the energy transition story: an article written by Michael De Witte, Director, Energy Advisory & Project Finance, Nathalie Lemarcis, Co-Head of Energy Advisory and Project Finance, Societe Generale in London and James O’Reilly,...
Greenlink, connecting the energy transition
11
May
2022
How net zero aviation is preparing for take-off
Talk about headwinds: the paradox of the aviation sector is that few industries have worked so hard to reduce their...
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Talk about headwinds: the paradox of the aviation sector is that few industries have worked so hard to reduce their environmental impact and yet have so much left to do.
How net zero aviation is preparing for take-off
20
Apr
2022
Greenflation: the costs of the Energy Transition start to hit home
The battle to cool down the planet appears, ironically, to be heating up the economy. This is the essence of...
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The battle to cool down the planet appears, ironically, to be heating up the economy. This is the essence of ‘greenflation’: the extra boost given to prices when conventional cost-push inflation – which we are currently experiencing as the world recovers from the pandemic thanks to massive fiscal/monetary stimulus and large excess savings – is supercharged by...
Greenflation: the costs of the Energy Transition start to hit home
07
Apr
2022
Supporting the aviation industry decarbonization
Societe Generale is one of the founding members of a climate-aligned finance framework to support aviation industry...
Press release
Societe Generale is one of the founding members of a climate-aligned finance framework to support aviation industry decarbonization. The Bank is part of a group of six global lenders committed to developing a climate-aligned finance agreement dedicated to the aviation sector.
Supporting the aviation industry decarbonization
28
Mar
2022
Decarbonising the transportation sector in the UK and Ireland
Financing of up to 430 new E-Buses will enable EV fleet and battery storage provider Zenobē Energy to significantly...
Clients' successes
Financing of up to 430 new E-Buses will enable EV fleet and battery storage provider Zenobē Energy to significantly contribute to decarbonising road transportation in the UK and Ireland.
Decarbonising the transportation sector in the UK and Ireland
23
Mar
2022
Insurers and global warming: time for a new business model
Natural catastrophes caused $190 billion of economic damage worldwide in 2020 , a sum that has risen a staggering...
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Natural catastrophes caused $190 billion of economic damage worldwide in 2020 , a sum that has risen a staggering 20-fold over the past 50 years.
Insurers and global warming: time for a new business model
21
Mar
2022
Up to 380,000 Homes to be Energized by Greenlink Interconnector
Greenlink Interconnector to link the power markets of Ireland and Great Britain, enhancing energy supply, creating jobs,...
14
Mar
2022
Inching towards a green hydrogen economy
With hydrogen central to governments’ plans for decarbonisation by 2050, there is plentiful capital available for...
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With hydrogen central to governments’ plans for decarbonisation by 2050, there is plentiful capital available for commercially viable projects.
Inching towards a green hydrogen economy