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
Coal sector policy: Societe Generale’s new ambitious objectives
Committed to the fight against global warming for over 10 years, notably through Positive Impact Finance of which the Bank is a pioneer, the Group has published a new sectoral policy on coal with a strong objective: zero exposure in its financing portfolio to thermal coal by 2030 for companies with activities in EU and OECD countries.
RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019
Make your Rugby World Cup match predictions
The Rugby World Cup in Japan, of which Societe Generale is a Major Partner and Official Bank, starts on 20 September. To mark the event, Societe Generale invites you to join in the fun with your own match predictions, with many prizes to be won!
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!
The official rugby bank: a historic commitment
Societe Generale became the official "rugby bank" in 1987. Today, this partnership means that the bank proudly displays its brand on the game’s goalposts and closely associates its values to those of the sport. A commitment that has not happened by chance: its roots reach right back to the beginning of the last century.
Treezor, the FinTech of FinTechs
Treezor, the FinTech of FinTechs
Treezor supports European companies in the digital transformation of payment and participates in the development of solutions working to improve the user payment experience, the acquisition and issuance of payments, electronic money management, third-party collection, customer identification obligations and fraud risk management. The acquisition of Treezor enables Societe Generale group to rely on an innovative and agile system to accelerate Time to Market in the development of new services.
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.
DIGITAL & INNOVATION
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.
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.
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RobecoSAM sustainability ranking: Societe Generale best bank worldwide for environmental dimension
RobecoSAM's annual sustainability ranking puts Societe Generale in 1st place worldwide on environmental topics and in 6th place in Europe across all ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) factors, out of 175 banks analysed.
RESULTS FOR Q2 & H1 2019
Q2 19: FURTHER SUBSTANTIAL IMPROVEMENT IN THE LEVEL OF CAPITAL (CET1 RATIO AT 12.0%) RESILIENT PROFITABILITY WITH A ROTE(1) AT 9.7%