DIGITAL & INNOVATION

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Societe Generale ranked No.1 for digital maturity

After ranking fourth in 2014 and 2015, then third in 2016 and second last year, Societe Generale Group has been recognised most advanced company in terms of digital transformation, across all evaluation criteria: digital culture, technological expertise, relationships with the innovative ecosystem, security, external communication.
The 5th annual eCAC40 Awards, organised by the editorial team of Les Echos Executives and Gilles Babinet, France’s Digital Champion at the European Commission, rewards French top 40 companies for their digital maturity. This first place did not happen by chance but owes everything to the extraordinary engagement of all our teams. Find out why in the dossier on the innovations serving our clients, the relations we build with the technology ecosystem and the benefits new technology is bringing.

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Launch of Global Markets Incubator

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) is inviting applications from market-dedicated Fintechs to be part of its innovative Global Markets Incubator. The incubator is seeking to co-build high-performance offerings, and will be aiming to work with the most innovative Fintechs that add value to services for clients. The selected Fintechs will benefit from SG CIB’s recognised market expertise, as well as the backing of Le Swave incubator based in La Défense, Paris.

Candidates can apply here until 16 November

Positive transformations

Best French Bank in RobecoSAM’s CSR ranking

For the first time, Societe Generale has been classed Best French Bank in RobecoSAM’s CSR ranking 2018. The Group was ranked eighth out of the 133 European banks included in the study, and remained in the Top Ten in Europe for the third consecutive year.

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It’s Asia’s turn for offshore wind farms

The financial close of Asia’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm to be project financed, Formosa 1 in Taiwan, marked a key step forward for the island’s efforts to increase the share of renewables for its future electricity generation. Taiwan’s power sector is expected to undergo significant transformation over the next decade as its government targets its goal of generating 5.5 GW of offshore wind power total installed capacity by 2025.

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ENTREPRENEURS

Let's talk about... growth

Let's talk entrepreneurship, innovation, positive impact, business, creativity... Let's Talk is a series of 10 videos putting together a young female entrepreneur and an experienced female boss or leader of a start-up. Pitch, career development and advice, all during a 5-minute chat seeking to enable young women to take example from, begin a debate with and share experiences with inspirational women. Discover the advice given by Mercedes Erra, founder of BETC and Executive President of Havas Worldwide, to Clémence Demérliac, founder of AdAlong.

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AFRICA

Societe Generale sponsors "Les Héroïnes" forum

Societe Generale group is the official sponsor of the second edition of “Les Héroïnes” forum, the event dedicated to women’s leadership organized by Jeune Afrique. The event will be held first in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on September 25th, 2018, and then in Dakar, Senegal, on November 27th, 2018. The choice of both capitals was made as Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal embody the dynamism of women’s entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Latest press releases

  • 16/10/2018

    Societe Generale announces senior appointments in Switzerland and in China

    Societe Generale is pleased to announce the appointment of new Group senior management in Switzerland and in China.

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  • 10/10/2018

    Societe Generale becomes the first foreign bank to issue TWD denominated Positive Impact Bonds in Taiwan

    Societe Generale is pleased to announce it has become the first foreign bank to be granted approval by the Financial Supervisory Commission, Republic of China (Taiwan), to issue TWD denominated Positive Impact Bonds in Taiwan.

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