Success of the initial public offering of ALD

Societe Generale today announces the success of the initial public offering of ALD (the “IPO”), its full service leasing and fleet management subsidiary, on the regulated market of Euronext Paris. Societe Generale is selling a 20% stake in ALD, representing 80.8 million shares, up to 23%, or 92.9 million shares, in case of exercise of the 15% over-allotment option granted to the stabilizing agent. Societe Generale will remain the controlling shareholder of ALD and reaffirms its long-term support to its subsidiary.

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Review the year's CSR achievements

A key player in financing the economy, Societe Generale seeks to offer the best solutions to generate a long-term positive impact on the environment. Find out more in the Bank's new Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2016/2017.

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Citizen Commitment Time 2017 : quick review

This year, 40 countries are taking part in Citizen Commitment Time 2017 with around 100 different sporting and charitable events taking place from May to October. In Paris, over two days in July, 1,450 staff pedalled 20,087 kilometres raising over €100,000. Worldwide, staff have now travelled more than 100,000km with all the kilometers transformed into monetary donation to charitable projects benefiting education and social integration through sporting and/or cultural activities.

Citizen Commitment Time 2017


TechWeek 2017

The spotlight was on innovation from 3 to 6 July 2017 during TECHWEEK, a major event taking place at our technological hub in Val de Fontenay, The Dunes. Through various stands, conferences, workshops, the Hub showrooms, you have discovered the 6 innovation platforms created by Societe Generale and the "Technological and Process" line’s know-how to accelerate the Group’s digital transformation

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Banking Cybersecurity Innovation Awards

The Banking CyberSecurity Innovation Awards are the first awards aimed at startups and innovative SMEs in the field of cybersecurity and digital confidence. More then 40 startups and SMEs from Europe participated to this first edition. The 3 winners were announced on 5 July : Alsid in the “Digitial Confidence for the Bank” category, Skeyecode in the “Digital Confidence for Customers” category and Sqreen in the “France special” category.

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Our worldwide innovation network

Open innovation is at the heart of our transformation strategy. Which is why, in Paris, Dakar, Prague or Bangalore, the Group has developed new workspaces favouring the co-creation of ideas aimed at making new innovative projects serving our customers.

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What if finance went green?

ENGIE is a perfect example of environment ally. With its 2nd green bond, it reinforces its position of green and responsible player and accelerates its energy transition.

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Latest press releases

  • 20/07/2017

    Societe Generale appoints Michala Marcussen as Group Chief economist

    Societe Generale announces the appointment of Michala Marcussen as Group Chief economist and Head of Economic and Sectorial Research. This appointment is effective from 4 September 2017. She succeeds Olivier Garnier who is joining the Banque de France.

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  • 14/07/2017

    Appointment of Jan Juchelka as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Komerční banka and Country Head for Czech Republic and Slovakia

    Societe Generale today announces the appointment of Jan Juchelka as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Komerční banka, its subsidiary in Czech Republic, and Group Country Head for Czech Republic and Slovakia, effective as of 3 August 2017. He replaces Albert Le Dirac’h.

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