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...
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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
28
Jul
2021
Making ESG a Reality in the World of Commodities
To make commodity investment work in an ESG-centered world, one needs to see the whole picture
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To make commodity investment work in an ESG-centered world, one needs to see the whole picture
Making ESG a Reality in the World of Commodities
19
May
2021
Can hydrogen develop into a global commodity like LNG?
Hydrogen is increasingly seen as a critical product for the energy transition as it offers the flexibility to...
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Hydrogen is increasingly seen as a critical product for the energy transition as it offers the flexibility to decarbonise parts of the global energy economy that renewables cannot reach, including mobility, industrial processes and domestic heating.
Can hydrogen develop into a global commodity like LNG?
26
Apr
2021
Sustainable development is in the DNA of export finance
"Export finance plays a big role in sustainable development and will be a key enabler to unlock financing for the energy...
ESG investment
"Export finance plays a big role in sustainable development and will be a key enabler to unlock financing for the energy transition"
Sustainable development is in the DNA of export finance
08
Apr
2021
Sectoral impact: the consequences of the pandemic across the Atlantic
Stephen Gallagher, Societe Generale’s chief US economist, thinks that the high levels of goods purchases will soon drop...
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Stephen Gallagher, Societe Generale’s chief US economist, thinks that the high levels of goods purchases will soon drop back to historical trend levels. He illustrates this with the example of people no longer going to the gym during the pandemic (service expense) and instead buying exercise equipment (goods) to use at home.
Sectoral impact: the consequences of the pandemic across the Atlantic
25
Mar
2021
Focus on factoring
Factoring is not only a source of financing but also a source of business development support. What are the benefits of...
Factoring
Factoring is not only a source of financing but also a source of business development support. What are the benefits of a factoring programme? Philippe Pougeard, Deputy Head of Societe Generale Factoring shares his view.
Focus on factoring
25
Mar
2021
HOW WILL 2021 COMPARE TO LAST YEAR’S RED HOT CORPORATE BOND ISSUANCE?
A Q&A with Richard Wolff - Richard Wolff has overseen the successful growth of Societe Generale America’s U.S. dollar...
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A Q&A with Richard Wolff - Richard Wolff has overseen the successful growth of Societe Generale America’s U.S. dollar high grade corporate bond syndicate for over ten years. We asked him to give us his thoughts for this year following last year’s boom in issuance.
HOW WILL 2021 COMPARE TO LAST YEAR’S RED HOT CORPORATE BOND ISSUANCE?
27
Jan
2021
It’s Time to Have “The Talk” about Energy Transition in North America
In the run-up to President Biden’s emphatic executive orders on Inauguration Day, the climate conversation had rightly...
News
In the run-up to President Biden’s emphatic executive orders on Inauguration Day, the climate conversation had rightly grown louder across corporate America – even quarterly earnings presentations suddenly feature more ESG slides placed earlier in investor decks. This is a conversation that sorely needs to happen, and for which we also need to gain a much...
It’s Time to Have “The Talk” about Energy Transition in North America
25
Jan
2021
Healthcare companies step up collaboration and innovation
A year into a devastating global healthcare crisis, the healthcare industry has gone into overdrive to find and execute...
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A year into a devastating global healthcare crisis, the healthcare industry has gone into overdrive to find and execute solutions. Larry Williamson, head of healthcare banking at Societe Generale, Americas, has been banking the sector for over 15 years and has developed many long-term relationships with leading global healthcare companies. We talked to him...
Healthcare companies step up collaboration and innovation