Notre Dame Cathedral

Societe Generale commits to helping the reconstruction of Notre-Dame Cathedral

Societe Generale pledges €10 million to support the reconstruction of Notre-Dame cathedral. The Bank is also looking at how to involve its staff and its clients, who will be committed to participating in this unprecedent collective effort.

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Building tomorrow with youth

National Youth Days - feedback from the students

A partner of the Journées Nationales Des Jeunes (National Youth Days), Societe Generale is opening its doors to young people and students in France and around the world to enable them to better understand banking and discuss what tomorrow’s company will look like. Workshops, meetings, visits relating to key topics such as cybersecurity, financial education, learning how to code, sustainable mobility… The aim of this 8th day of national activities was to promote the professional integration of young people and encourage interaction between the academic and corporate worlds. The key theme of the event: self-confidence. #OpenSG

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DIGITAL & INNOVATION

Jean Claude Heudin

In search of Proustian AI

"Can a machine be creative? Can it feel emotion?" Jean-Claude Heudin put this question to the recent Dunes Auditorium conference, now that data and AI (Artificial Intelligence) are at the heart of Societe Generale's digital strategy. After presenting 50 years of progress in AI, the professor and researcher, a specialist in artificial intelligence, artificial life and complexity science, focused on today's issues in AI research, particularly the question of human-machine interaction.

Find out more about AI in the interview with Jean Claude Heuvin

Positive transformations

Stephane Renie

ALD Automotive Sweden committed to sustainable mobility

ALD Automotive Sweden co organised on Friday 5 April with NF Fleet a customer event dedicated to sustainable mobility.
Around 200 fleet managers, customers or prospects, were gathered in Stockholm to assist to a full day seminar held by prominent speakers, from the mobility sector and ALD Automotive Sweden.

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Supporting Germany’s energy transition with a Green Bond

EnBW, the leading German electricity utility company, is seeking to play a leading role in Germany’s energy transition. As such, EnBW launched a €500 million Green Bond, which makes them one of the first German companies to have launched a Green Bond of this size. The step brings together sustainable finance and investment projects, with an increasing number of institutional investors now prefering sustainable investments. Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking acted as Structuring Agent, Gobal Coordinator and Joint Bookrunner on this inaugural Green Bond offering.

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

We trade logo

we.trade, the first blockchain-based trade finance platform

Societe Generale announces that we.trade, the first blockchain-based trade finance platform live in production, is now available to all clients in France. By connecting to we.trade, clients of the consortium of banks, both buyers and sellers, agree on the terms of a transaction. Thanks to blockchain technology, the we.trade platform facilitates and expands the customer experience.

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Meeting with Peter Mann, founder of Sierentz & Cie

Peter Mann, grandson of Pierre-Louis Dreyfus, founder of Sierentz & Cie, an agricultural commodities company, shares his experience and vision as an entrepreneur. His roots, his model, his convictions and the future of his company are the subjects of this portrait. In this difficult sector Peter Mann sheds light on transformations of this rapidly changing sector.

READ THE PORTRAIT OF PETER MANN

Hexagone robots

Hexagone believes in robots helping people

The European leader in automatic pool cleaners with a high level of service, Hexagone Manufacture is accelerating its development and is now targeting the American and Chinese markets, driven by the belief that robots are only useful for helping people.

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AFRICA

Femmes africaines programme WIA

Women who move an entire continent

Discover the stories of Ene-Otse Unoogwu of FarmBIZ Entreprises, Jacqueline Mutumba Digi Health, Madubuko Chika Care, Tarneem Saeed of Alsoug.com, African female entrepreneurs, who have created their company and participated in the WIA 54 program. They reveal their motivations and their definition of female entrepreneurship in Africa.

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GROW WITH AFRICA - a growth plan across the African continent

During a press trip to Dakar, Societe Generale group confirmed the solid growth of its African operations, in line with its “Transform to Grow” strategic plan. As part of the launch of its “Grow with Africa” programme, the Bank also announced several initiatives in partnership with international, regional and local clients and institutions in order to meet the sustainable development needs in Africa.

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Latest press releases

  • 23/04/2019

    Societe Generale issued the first covered bond as a security token on a public blockchain

    Societe Generale SFH, the covered bond vehicle of Societe Generale, issued the first covered bond (EUR 100m) as a security token on a public blockchain.

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  • 18/04/2019

    we.trade available for all Societe Generale clients

    Societe Generale announces that we.trade, the first blockchain-based trade finance platform live in production, is now available to all clients in France.

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