DIGITAL & INNOVATION
Don't Skip My Project: a boost in visibility and funding
Societe Generale launches the first video advertising campaign to finance startups!
1 minute to pitch their idea with financing to be won. Societe Generale is building the visibility and supporting the financing of 5 startups by offering them one minute's free advertising on YouTube. Aura, Bagshare, Odysway, Le Drenche, SmartPrepa are some of the startups in which we believe and which have been hosting for 6 months at our technopole The Dunes, on #LePlateau. Building the future means supporting entreprenarial spirit!
Playing for Philharmonie Paris
380 amateur musicians and chorists, all Societe Generale staff members from France, Romania and Senegal, performed alongside professional musicians of the "Les Siècles" orchestra and were joined by a group of children from the Démos project, which aims to open up classical music to young children and is also supported by Societe Generale.
Women In Africa: Societe Generale support women entrepreneurs in Africa through the Women in Africa Philanthropy programme.
For the second year, Societe Generale is a major sponsor of the initiative called the Project 54. This continent-wide initiative will see 54 women entrepreneurs from the 54 African countries selected to participate in the Project, which will provide them with support and publicity. Women are the driving force of African economies, and will positively change the future of the continent
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.
Latest press releases
Societe Generale and Absa agree to roll out a unique pan-african wholesale banking offering
• Commercial agreement signed to launch a unique pan-African offering • Separate agreement reached on the sale to Absa of the custody, trustee and derivatives clearing services operated by Societe Generale in South Africa
Update on Q4 18 Group performance
• Q4 18 Group performance affected by IFRS 5 accounting of disposals and a challenging environment in global capital markets • The Board of Directors of Societe Generale intends to propose a stable dividend for 2018 (EUR 2.20 per share) and has decided to propose to shareholders the option of a dividend payment in shares • Pro forma* Group CET1 ratio expected between 11.4% and 11.6% as of Q4 18