Understanding our 1st Quarter 2017 Results

Frédéric Oudéa's editorial

Societe Generale's results for Q1 2017 once again demonstrate the quality of its diversified and integrated banking model, with a good performance in all its businesses. Strong growth in International Retail Banking & Financial Services and solid revenues in Global Banking & Investor Solutions more than offset the negative impact of low interest rates in French Retail Banking. Based on the increase in revenues and the control of its costs and risks, Group net income was substantially higher, excluding the impact of disputes.

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Results by business

Good commercial and financial performance from core businesses

French Retail Banking
International Retail Banking & Financial Services
Global Banking & Investor Solutions

 

Viewpoint

Societe Generale: aligning more closely with business leaders

Laurent Goutard, Head of Societe Generale Retail Banking in France. Societe Generale supports companies experiencing growth, helping them develop their business and conquer new markets.

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Expert opinion

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Innovation

Le Plateau

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Commitments

Diversity & Performance

Societe Generale Group is developing an active diversity policy, notably in terms of gender parity. Beyond the ethical and societal issues, the conviction has emerged that innovation and achievement start with the sharing of ideas between people of varied profiles. Discover employees’ perspectives on this issue and their viewpoints on the role of women in a changing workplace.

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