WORKING FOR A LOW-CARBON ECONOMY
Societe Generale commits to the fight against climate change
Societe Generale Group, a world leader in the financing of energy, launches its climate policy, setting out a global framework that pulls together and strengthens the various initiatives taken by the Bank over many years to help finance the energy transition and reduce the carbon footprint of its activities.
Towards an inclusive and green economy
The Positive Impact Manifesto by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative is supported by Societe Generale. The Manifesto invites banks and other financial sector players to think more holistically about their role in the economy, society and the broader environment.
Reducing our carbon footprint: more winning initiatives
The 3rd Environmental Efficiency Awards took place on the 6 October and saw 56 winning initiatives rewarded. Since 2007, Societe Generale group's committment to reducing its carbon footprint has been a central part of its strategy.
Q3 2015 RESULTS
Sound results marked by a good commercial performance
- Net banking income up +2.1%, a sharp increase in Retail Banking
- Group net income up +27.7% vs. Q3 2014 at €1,126 million in Q3 2015
“We have provided further evidence of our growth potential against the backdrop of a recovery in Europe, with a substantial increase in our Retail Banking activities, in France with record growth in new customers, and also internationally.”
Frédéric Oudéa, Chief Executive Officer, Société Générale
Disposal of Societe Generale’s entire stake in Amundi
Following the Initial Public Offering of Amundi which was successfully completed on Wednesday 11 November, Societe Generale announces the disposal of its entire 20% stake in Amundi. Amundi will remain the chosen provider of savings and investment solutions of Societe Generale’s retail banking and insurance networks for a renewable period of five years, in the context of a long-term partnership.
Rugby World Cup 2015
When Rugby shapes our behaviours
"Nothing is as strong as Team Spirit". Frédéric Oudéa, Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale, talks about Rugby World Cup 2015.
COMMITTED TO ENTREPRENEURS
Support when it's needed
Creating a business, financing its development, expanding internationally, handling difficulties, managing day-to-day operations, expanding through external growth and transferring ownership are all key moments in the life of a company supported by Societe Generale.
Successful transmission for Schisler
Founded by Robert Schisler, the grandfather of current Chairman David Schisler, CEE R. Schisler has been passed on from generation to generation. Its transmission to Robert's grandson has been prepared over the last few years. To finalise this particularly complicated operation, the company called on various experts such as Societe Generale's regional teams.
A wireless Internet connection using light
Sogeprom, multi-business property development subsidiary of Societe Generale, and Lucibel, a French LED lighting specialist, are introducing a prototype high-bandwidth Li-Fi light, technology providing a wireless Internet connection using light that has revolutionary advantages over Wi-Fi technology.
China’s 13th five-year plan: there is a plan, and there is economic reality
In a recent article published on Barron's Asia website, Wei Yao, China Economist at Societe Generale Cross Asset Research, explains the expected reforms from the Chinese government for the 13th five-year plan.
Latest press releases
Societe Generale confirms it has negotiated a binding offer with Oddo & Cie to acquire Kleinwort Benson Wealth Management
Oddo & Cie has announced its intention to launch a voluntary and conditional public counter takeover bid for BHF Kleinwort Benson Group (BHF KB).
Open innovation: a key driver of Societe Generale's digital transformation
Societe Generale continues to embrace innovation, which has been a cardinal value for the Group for the past 150 years, drawing on the creative force of its employees and increasing connections and bringing together its internal communities with those of the digital ecosystem.