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!
André from Senegal at Playing For Philharmonie
After a year’s work and rehearsals and after crossing a continent, André arrives in Paris. Coming from Senegal to make a dream come true, the big moment comes as he sings at the Philharmonie de Paris. Follow André the day before the big concert. This great collective adventure was made possible thanks to the strength of the relationship between Societe Generale and its two partners, the "Les Siècles"orchestra and the Philharmonie of Paris.
Women in Africa: supporting female entrepreneurs in Africa
For the second year in a row, Societe Generale is a major sponsor of Women in Africa and its 54 project, which seeks to highlight and support exceptional African women from across the continent. This initiative will see 54 female entrepreneurs from the 54 countries of Africa selected to take part in the project, providing them with support and publicity. The project is open for applications until 15 February 2019.
Find out more about Women in Africa
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