Positive Impact Finance pioneers
Societe Generale yesterday successfully issued the second Positive Impact Bond. These proceeds will be used to fund new renewable energy projects in order to contribute to the fight against climate change. The issuance of this bond is a continuation of Societe Generale’s commitments presented at the COP21 in Paris in 2015.
SIBOS 2016, landmark event in the financial industry
Sibos, (organized by S.W.I.F.T. International Banking Operations Seminar), a landmark event in the financial industry, will be held at the Geneva Palexpo from 26 to 29 September. This year will mark the Group's 25th participation at this event, which brings together thousands of decision makers and experts from financial institutions, market infrastructures, multinational corporations and technology partners. Societe Generale will reassert its presence in the industry clearing, cash management and securities services.
Societe Generale wins 11 awards from Global Finance and EMEA Finance
The Global Transaction Banking arm of Societe Generale (SG GTB) has been awarded in a total of 11 categories in Global Finance Magazine and EMEA Finance’s latest annual industry awards.
Interviews with our entrepreneurial clients
Societe Generale show its commitment to entrepreneurs and its engagement with local economies through a series of interviews with some of its entrepreneurial clients who tell their story of the support they benefitted from at key moments in their development. The problems they faced, the solutions they were offered and the results they achieved.
New technologies for stronger cybersecurity
Digital accounts for 86% of our incoming contacts, with 700 million logins per year, mostly from mobile devices. Mobile has been the most-used medium since the end of 2012. This profound change in the bank’s customer relations has heightened the security challenge, which Societe Generale will address by more than doubling its IT budget for cybersecurity and investing in new technologies.
An ever more mobile bank
Societe Generale is continuously upgrading its services for customers on the move, helping them stay connected with their bank whenever they want. In 2015, the Societe Generale app received 500 million logins, Boursorama achieved the strongest growth in the French online banking sector, and internationally it’s the same story.
Latest press releases
Success of the second positive impact bond issuance of Societe Generale contributing to the fight against climate change
Societe Generale yesterday successfully issued the second Positive Impact Bond, a EUR 500m 5-year fixed-rate senior note. The transaction attracted strong demand from SRI investors who represented 74 % of the order book.
Appointment of Sylvie Prea as Director of CSR for Societe Generale
Societe Generale announces the appointment of Sylvie Préa as Director of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for the Group as of 1 January 2017. She replaces Jean-Michel Mépuis who is retiring.