Our identity

Our identity
Since the Group was founded in 1864, at Societe Generale we have put all its professional expertise to work to serve our customers and the economy, with the aim of becoming THE relationship-focused bank. All Societe Generale employees share its four core values: commitment, responsability, team spirit and innovation.

Serving our customers and the economy

At Societe Generale, we put all our professional expertise to work to serve our customers and the economy, with the aim of becoming THE relationship-focused bank.

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Our values

Commitment, responsability, team spirit and innovation are the core values shared by all Societe Generale employees. These values are central to our vision of a responsible bank committed to serving its customers.

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Our history

Since it was established by Imperial decree in 1864, Societe Generale has persevered through major historical events, including two World Wars, the Great Depression, the dawn of the internet and the arrival of the euro, and left its mark on the history of banking. Weathering crises and seizing opportunities, the Group has built its identity and demonstrated its solidity.

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Infographic: the Group’s key figures

A bank serving its clients and the economy, worldwide. Societe Generale group in brief: our key figures as of 31 December 2015.

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