Societe Generale reinforces its commitments to building a more sustainable future

Societe Generale is a Founding Signatory of the Principles for Responsible Banking and joins the Collective Commitment on Climate. As a demonstration of this commitment, the Group is making a new commitment of raising €120 billion for the energy transition between 2019 and 2023, of which €100 billion in sustainable bonds issues and €20 billion dedicated to the renewable energy sector through advisory and financing.

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Best bank worldwide for the environment

RobecoSAM's annual sustainability ranking puts Societe Generale in 1st place worldwide on environmental matters and 6th place in Europe for all ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) factors, out of the 175 banks analysed. “These results are proof of our determination to incorporate our CSR policy into the Group’s strategy to continue making a positive contribution in meeting environmental and social challenges,” Diony Lebot, Societe Generale Group's Deputy CEO

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The Global Fund steps up the fight to end the deadliest infectious diseases

Societe General puts its expertise and resources to work to help strengthen the financial and entrepreneurial skills of women in Africa, promoting their empowerment and engagement in health programmes.

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Make your Rugby World Cup match predictions

The Rugby World Cup in Japan, of which Societe Generale is a Major Partner and Official Bank, runs from the 20 September to the 2 November. To mark the event, Societe Generale invites you to join in the fun with your own match predictions, with many prizes to be won!

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Worldwide Partner of the Rugby World Cup 2019

With Rugby World Cup 2019, the Group is reinforcing its prestigious partnership status of Worldwide Partner and Official Bank, first started at the Rugby World Cup 1991. As the countdown to Rugby World Cup in Japan continues, Societe Generale is bringing people together and encouraging all to join in as we head once again towards the biggest rugby event in the world!

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The journey of a lifetime with rugby

A pioneer in using rugby as an educational tool, Terres en mêlées is a French association active in 5 countries, who aim to promote the greater social equality for girls, equality between boys and girls, environmental protection and intercultural dialogue. On the occasion of Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, the association, supported by Societe Generale, is bringing a group of young people from remote fishing and farming villages in Madagascar to attend the tournament and take part in the Societe Generale Rugby Spirit Festival.

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60 seconds with Guilhem Guirado

Guilhem Guirado, Captain of the French rugby team, answers our questions before going to the World Cup tournament in Japon. Watch the interview and see the French captain from a different angle!

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A unique incubator dedicated to market activities

Launched in 2018, the Global Markets Incubator, of which Societe Generale is a founding member, aims to identify the best Fintech startups and entrepreneurs in the field of financial markets and provide with access to the Banks's leading experts and infrastructure to help them transform their ideas into successful and disruptive business solutions.

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Latest press releases

  • 16/10/2019

    Societe Generale and Mariner Investment Group complete a $3.4b impact investment risk transfer transaction

    The Bank commits to redeploy part of the freed-up capital to Positive Impact financings

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  • 15/10/2019

    ECAC40 AWARDS 2019: Societe Generale again ranked first bank in digital transformation maturity

    This year again, and for the sixth consecutive year, Societe Generale is in the small circle of the most mature CAC 40 companies in terms of digital transformation. The 2019 eCAC40 Awards* recognised Societe Generale as 1st bank and 4th of the most advanced CAC 40 companies in terms of digital maturity. In addition, Societe Generale was awarded this year the “strategic continuity” Award for its digital transformation.

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Frédéric Oudéa, Chief Executive Officer

"We are reaffirming our long-term vision at the heart of economies: to be a trusted partner fully committed to contributing to the positive transformations of the world. The prosperity of Europe, sustainable development in Africa, the fight against climate change, the security of savings or, for instance, sustainable transport are all key challenges to which we will actively contribute. Our role is to build the future. By helping people bring their projects to life, by helping businesses develop, by helping communities be stronger. Our mission is to empower each and every one to have a positive impact on the future."