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19
Jun
2024
Perfecting the art of tailor-made client service in company-bank relationships
The client servicing offered by banks to their corporate clients plays a pivotal role in the success of both parties....
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The client servicing offered by banks to their corporate clients plays a pivotal role in the success of both parties. Technology can make this relationship element more efficient, but investing in the human side of the equation is equally vital.
Perfecting the art of tailor-made client service in company-bank relationships
14
Jun
2024
A new framework for ESG: global transaction banking leads the charge
Corporate treasurers are at the tiller as they help their company navigate the increasing ESG challenges. While global...
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Corporate treasurers are at the tiller as they help their company navigate the increasing ESG challenges. While global standardisation around ESG is still a work in progress, a recent innovative framework developed by Societe Generale can help to increase transparency and credibility in this space.
A new framework for ESG: global transaction banking leads the charge
07
Jun
2024
Our partnership with International Finance Corporation
Vincent Nobilet, Managing Director, Agribusiness, Trade and Sustainable Commodity Finance at Societe Generale, gave an...
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Vincent Nobilet, Managing Director, Agribusiness, Trade and Sustainable Commodity Finance at Societe Generale, gave an in-depth look at our partnership with IFC.
Our partnership with International Finance Corporation
03
Jun
2024
Climate Volatility: From Green Swans to Antifragility | Managing Climate Stress-tests and Financial Risk
Delving into the world of the unexpected, Kokou draws parallels between the dramatic twists and turns of Tchaikovsky's...
Podcasts
Delving into the world of the unexpected, Kokou draws parallels between the dramatic twists and turns of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" and the unpredictability of life and finance, to investigate how sudden, unforeseen events—Black Swans—impact markets and our globalized world.
Climate Volatility: From Green Swans to Antifragility | Managing Climate Stress-tests and Financial Risk
31
May
2024
The digitalisation of international trade: an opportunity to develop forfaiting
Since the development of bills of exchange by Venetian merchants and bankers, the practice of forfaiting has changed...
Expert views
Since the development of bills of exchange by Venetian merchants and bankers, the practice of forfaiting has changed very little. However, this means of export financing is today at the dawn of a profound revolution, thanks to the digitalisation of international trade. An ideal context to make it more widely accessible?
The digitalisation of international trade: an opportunity to develop forfaiting
24
May
2024
Much Ado About Something: Digitalisation’s Positive Impact on Trade
Rumours about the death of paper documentation in global trade are much exaggerated. But has the digital alternative...
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Rumours about the death of paper documentation in global trade are much exaggerated. But has the digital alternative really made as much headway as is sometimes suggested? Christian Cazenove, Group Head of Trade Oversight & Advocacy; Charline Profillet, Deputy Head, Structured Trade Finance; and Pierre Courquin, Director, Head of Forfaiting, provide TMI with...
Much Ado About Something: Digitalisation’s Positive Impact on Trade
23
May
2024
Bank/fintech collaboration: how Societe Generale Factoring places client needs at the heart of its strategy
With the emergence of fintechs, debt financing and supply chain finance have experienced new dynamics in recent years....
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With the emergence of fintechs, debt financing and supply chain finance have experienced new dynamics in recent years. And this is just the beginning: more and more partnerships are developing between banks and new technology companies to digitalise finance and provide clients with the best of both worlds.
Bank/fintech collaboration: how Societe Generale Factoring places client needs at the heart of its strategy
29
Apr
2024
The role of technology and trade finance in decarbonising supply chains
The global push for sustainable supply chains is strengthening the link between digitalisation and decarbonisation.
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The global push for sustainable supply chains is strengthening the link between digitalisation and decarbonisation.
The role of technology and trade finance in decarbonising supply chains
22
Apr
2024
Innovative bridges to boost economic development in Senegal
The city of Dakar, capital of Senegal and the westernmost point in Africa, is home to 25% of Senegal’s population while...