DIGITAL & INNOVATION
The 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.
Annual General Meeting 2019
Societe Generale's Annual General Meeting took place Tuesday, 21 May 2019 at 4.00pm CET in the Paris Expo - Espace Grande Arche, in La Défense, Paris. An essential annual event for our shareholders, the event provided the opportunity to find out more about the life of our company, dicuss, ask questions and express opinions with the General Management and also vote on the resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors.
Building tomorrow for young people
Claudine Schellino: “I have faith in young people”
France’s National Youth Days allow young people, teachers and entrepreneurs to come together in situ and discover little-known professions. The goal is to help young people confidently and consciously prepare their future together. Spearheading this project launched 8 years ago, Claudine Schellino assesses the benefit of these events.
MCA HANDICAP: When inclusion makes business sens
Since Guillaume Tardy took over the company in 2010, MCA Handicap has quadrupled its revenue and expanded its offering to include home adaptations for people with disabilities. We talk to Guillaume about how he sees inclusion.
Is it possible to head up a specialist disability support company without being personally affected? “Probably not” says Tardy, citing his own personal and often painful experience with two brothers with disabilities, sometimes seeing people cross the street to avoid them.
Ozeo Paris: a company scaling up to revolutionise home automation with “Dooz”
Specialised in installing home automation systems for the last 15 years, Ozeo Paris is now scaling itself up thanks to connected innovation that is receiving much market acclaim. Its strategic differentiation? The total integration of the value chain in France with accessible and simple-to-use products designed to limit their carbon footprint. We meet Ozkan Ok and Olivier Darnault, the two co-founders of the company.
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.
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.
Latest press releases
Societe Generale brings personalized credit and debit cards to Apple Pay
Societe Generale today announced that before the end of the week customers will be able to personalize the cards they use with Apple Pay, which is transforming payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay.
Appointments within the Group
Societe Generale announces the following appointments: - Sadia Ricke is appointed Deputy Chief Risk Officer for the Group as of 1 September 2019. - Christophe Lattuada is appointed Group Country Head for the United Kingdom and Ireland as of 1 September 2019.