Understanding our first quarter 2019 results

Frédéric Oudéa's editorial

The performances this quarter illustrate the robustness of our diversified banking model, resolutely focused on supporting our customers, and confirm our ability to achieve our strategic and financial objectives.

Annual General Meeting

Shareholders' Meeting

Societe Generale's Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 at 4.00pm CET in the Paris Expo - Espace Grande Arche, in La Défense, Paris. An essential annual event for our shareholders, the event provided the opportunity to find out more about the life of our company, dicuss, ask questions and express opinions with the General Management and also vote on the resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors. For simplicity and to allow the greatest number of shareholders to attend Societe Generale provides its shareholders with the option of completing all procedures online

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Past the peak on growth and rates

Michala Marcussen, Group Chief Economist, explains the latest economic trends, notably the significant slowdown of the global economy at the end of 2018. Several factors explain this, the global trade cycle heavily impacted by the uncertainities around ongoing trade tensions and the slowdown in domestic demand in China, while in Europe Brexit continues to take its toll on the UK economy and Italy slips into a technical recession.

Video published 2 April 2019

Innovation & Digital

we.trade, the first blockchain-based trade finance platform

Societe Generale announced that we.trade, the first blockchain-based trade finance platform live in production, is now available to all clients in France. By connecting to we.trade, clients of the consortium of banks, both buyers and sellers, agree on the terms of a transaction. Thanks to blockchain technology, the we.trade platform facilitates and expands the customer experience.



Societe Generale maintains its leading positions in renewable energies

Societe Generale was named "Global Advisor of the Year " for the third time at the PFI Awards 2018, held on 6 February in London. The Group was also classed second in the 2018 Dealogic ranking for renewable energies in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, as both Mandated Lead Arranger and Financial Advisor.

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National Youth Days - students' feedback

A partner of the Journées Nationales Des Jeunes (National Youth Days), Societe Generale opened its doors to young people and students in France and around the world to enable them to better understand banking and discuss what tomorrow’s company will look like. Workshops, meetings, visits relating to key topics such as cybersecurity, financial education, learning how to code, sustainable mobility… The aim of this 8th day of national activities was to promote the professional integration of young people and encourage interaction between the academic and corporate worlds. The key theme of the event was self-confidence. #OpenSG

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