Frédéric Oudéa's editorial

Our Group’s full-year results have grown in 2016, with revenues that rose by nearly +3% to €25.7 billion. The quality of our results reflects the good commercial and operating performances in all our businesses as well as rigorous control of costs and risks, and enables us to take a positive view of our transformation over the last three years. In an uncertain environment, the Group has benefited from its well-balanced banking model, the trust shown by its customers and the commitment of its staff.

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Interview with Frédéric Oudéa

Frédéric Oudéa, CEO, discusses the Group’s 2016 Annual Results in an interview with EuroBusinessMedia (CEO-Direct).

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Results by business

Viewpoint

2017, uncertainty slowly fades

2017 is set to be a landmark year. After a year of surprises in 2016, we can expect plenty more uncertainties in the year ahead, but they are likely to gradually fade. Political challenges in particular will predominate: the arrival in office and first moves of the new US president, important elections in Europe, the start of Brexit negotiations, etc. These are all factors that will influence the global economy, and the future of Europe in particular.

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Expert opinion

What course will the global economy take in 2017?

After a protracted period of sluggishness, global activity has begun to pick up and is expected to continue this way in 2017.

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Innovation

FinTech: learn fast or fail fast

Banks can learn from FinTechs about the latest technologies and creating good user experiences, and FinTechs can learn from banks about regulatory compliance, distribution and large-scale processing. Everyone gets something out of the relationship – banks and FinTechs alike. So says Aymeril Hoang, Head of Innovation for Societe Generale.

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Commitments

Social engagement in action

On the 10 th anniversary of its Foundation, Societe Generale wanted to highlight the social commitment of its staff through a series of films. Discover the stories of Ronald, Fadela, Garance and Sonia, all volunteers seeking to help others as part of associations in Paris, Morocco, Bordeaux and the UK.

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09/02/2017

Measuring our performance

Find below our previous Letters to Shareholders

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November 2016 Letter to Shareholders #103 - Understanding our 2016 Q3 Results Go to the page
August 2016 Letter to Shareholders #102 - Understanding our 2016 Q2 Results Go to the page
June 2016 Letter to Shareholders #101 - Annual General Meeting held on 18 May 2016 Download PDF
May 2016 Letter to Shareholders #100 - Understanding our 2016 Q1 Results Go to the page
February 2016 Letter to Shareholders #99 - Understanding our 2015 Annual Results Go to the page
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November 2015 Letter to Shareholders #98 - Understanding our 2015 Q3 Results Go to the page
August 2015 Letter to Shareholders #97 - Understanding our 2015 Q2 Results Go to the page
June 2015 Letter to Shareholders #96 - Annual General Meeting held on 19 May 2015 Download PDF
May 2015 Letter to Shareholders #95 - Understanding our 2015 Q1 Results Go to the page
February 2015 Letter to Shareholders #94 - Understanding our 2014 annual Results Go to the page
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November 2014 Letter to Shareholders #93 - Understanding our 2014 Q3 Results Go to the page
August 2014 Letter to Shareholders #92 - Understanding our 2014 Q2 Results Go to the page
June 2014 Letter to Shareholders #91 - Annual General Meeting held on 20 May 2014 Download PDF
May 2014 Letter to Shareholders #90 - Understanding our 2014 Q1 Results Go to the page
February 2014 Letter to Shareholders #89 - Understanding our 2013 Q4 & annual Results Go to the page
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November 2013 Letter to Shareholders #88 - 2013 Q3 Results (in French only) Download PDF
August 2013 Letter to Shareholders #87 - 2013 Q2 Results (in French only) Download PDF
June 2013 Letter to Shareholders #86 - 2013 Q1 Results (in French only) Download PDF
February 2013 Letter to Shareholders #85 - 2012 Q4 & annual Results (in French only) Download PDF
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November 2012 Letter to Shareholders #84 - 2012 Q3 Results (in French only) Download PDF
August 2012 Letter to Shareholders #83 - 2012 Q2 Results (in French only) Download PDF
June 2012 Letter to Shareholders #82 - 2012 Q1 Results (in French only) Download PDF
February 2012 Letter to Shareholders #81 - 2011 Q4 & annual Results (in French only) Download PDF
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November 2011 Letter to Shareholders #80 - 2011 Q3 Results (in French only) Download PDF
August 2011 Letter to Shareholders #79 - 2011 Q2 Results (in French only) Download PDF
June 2011 Letter to Shareholders #78 - 2011 Q1 Results (in French only) Download PDF
March 2011 Letter to Shareholders #77 - 2010 Q4 & annual Results (in French only) Download PDF