Coal sector policy: Societe Generale’s new ambitious objectives
Committed to the fight against global warming for over 10 years, notably through Positive Impact Finance of which the Bank is a pioneer, the Group has published a new sectoral policy on coal with a strong objective: zero exposure in its financing portfolio to thermal coal by 2030 for companies with activities in EU and OECD countries.
Focus on sustainable initiatives supported by Societe Generale Equipment Finance
The Corporate & Social Responsibility is at the heart of the strategy of Societe Generale group and the development of its activities. As part of its CSR policy, Societe Generale Equipment Finance (SGEF) has been supporting sustainable initiatives for several years in order to contribute to improving the environmental impact in the real economy.
Financing the energy transition in Indonesia
Societe Generale played a major role in financing Asia Pacific's largest Liquified Natural Gas-to-power project. As a global leader for financing and advisory services for the LNG sector, Societe Generale contributed to raising USD 1.3 billion to fund this project, called Jawa-1. Combining economic development and energy transition, the project is in line with the Group's commitments in the fight against climate change.
Treezor, the FinTech of FinTechs
Treezor, the FinTech of FinTechs
Treezor supports European companies in the digital transformation of payment and participates in the development of solutions working to improve the user payment experience, the acquisition and issuance of payments, electronic money management, third-party collection, customer identification obligations and fraud risk management. The acquisition of Treezor enables Societe Generale group to rely on an innovative and agile system to accelerate Time to Market in the development of new services.
Pharmaceutical innovation from Provepharm Life Solutions
By giving known molecules new therapeutic potential, Provepharm Life Solutions is building a global pharmaceutical group. Its strategy? Fast-track innovation and treatments accessible to all. We talk with CEO Michel Féraud.
DIGITAL & INNOVATION
Digital Women's Day in Dakar
Societe Generale is the official partner of the 1st DIGITAL WOMEN'S DAY IN AFRICA, held on 13 and 14 June in Dakar, Senegal. Digital Women's Day in Africa is a celebration of female innovation. Created in 2013 by "the bureau", the day honours and connects women who are working to revolutionise the world through digital technology.
Arielle Kitio Tsamo, Cameroon's Queen of Code
I first met Arielle Kitio Tsamo at the second edition of the Women in Africa event in Marrakech in September 2018. She was representing Cameroon. At 26 years old, this young entrepreneur with a PhD in software engineering is on track to change the way we see new technologies in Cameroon thanks to her startup, Caysti, which was officially launched in February 2017. She’s also the ambassador of the Next Einstein Forum.
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RESULTS FOR Q2 & H1 2019
Q2 19: FURTHER SUBSTANTIAL IMPROVEMENT IN THE LEVEL OF CAPITAL (CET1 RATIO AT 12.0%) RESILIENT PROFITABILITY WITH A ROTE(1) AT 9.7%
Societe Generale announces an agreement for the sale of PEMA GmbH to TIP Trailer Services
Societe Generale announces the signing of an agreement to sell PEMA GmbH, a truck and trailer rental company to TIP Trailer Services, a company specialized in operational leasing of transportation equipment in Europe and Canada. TIP Trailer Services is a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, a leading infrastructure investment manager.