Societe Generale opens its doors to young people

Societe Generale opens its doors to young people and students in France and around the world to better understand the bank and discuss with them what will be the company of tomorrow. Our educational responsibility takes many forms, particularly through strong partnerships such as the one in France with the National Youth Days. This platform, a real link between education and business, federates and values ​​the actions carried out by the entire collective made up of entrepreneurs, public and associative actors, artisans, employers' organizations, professional federations: more than 200,000 young people, 6,000 meetings since its creation. Through the actions of the Foundation and the Artistic Patronage, visits and meetings are organized throughout the year. This commitment is reflected in all our subsidiaries and activities around the world particularly in Africa.

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Societe Generale opens its doors to young people

Partner of the Journées Nationales Des Jeunes (National Youth Day), Societe Generale is opening 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 mobilization was to promote the professional integration of young people and encourage interaction between the academic and corporate worlds. The key theme: self-confidence. #OpenSG

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Why open the doors to youth?

ALD Automotive, the leading vehicle leasing operation in Europe opened up its Mobility Room near Paris in France to students to increase their awareness of sustainable mobility issues. It provided them with an opportunity to share their opinion of the challenges that towns and cities will face in the future and to participate in a number of experiments currently taking place. Head of New Mobility at ALD Automotive, Didier Blocus explains the importance of communicating and exchanging with high school students. Sharing fascinating information regarding new technologies and innovation!

Back to the experience of the Mobility Room

This 8th edition of National mobilization for the Youth in France aims to promote the professional integration of youth and promote exchanges between the world of education and company. Discover the testimonial of the high school teachers towards their participation of their students.

Discover high school teachers’ testimonials on their students’ participation.

The aim of the 8th edition of this National Youth Day in France  was to promote the professional integration of young people and encourage interaction between the academic and corporate worlds. Discover what teachers and educators thought about their classes’ participation in National Youth Day at Societe Generale and its mobility subsidiary, ALD Automotive.

What did the teachers think?

What did the teachers think? - series

Coding leads to professions with a future

During the National Youth Day in France, the HR Innovation officer, staff members and work-study students explain the importance of coding in today’s world – and, more importantly, tomorrow’s world.
We look back at the partnership with ITSchool, and hear from members of staff who have taken digital technology onboard by evolving and taking developer training. They explain the need to know and understand this new language that is fundamental for the future.


Coding, a skill for the future

Feedback from schoolchildren

Interaction with speakers, creation of their first website and a coding workshop: relive the Suger college schoolchildren’s experience during their visit to the Dunes technological hub. The students spent a morning discovering Les Dunes, and the coding universe through various activities such as programming and the creation of a webpage. Watch the video of what they thought...

Societe Generale opens their doors internationally

Many operations all around the world

For the French National Day for Children and Youth, Societe Generale’s African subsidiaries SGBS (Société Générale de banques au Sénégal), SGMA (Société Générale Maroc), UIB (Tunisia), Société Générale Madagasikara (Société Générale Madagascar), Hanseatic Bank (Germany), Rosbank (Russia), BRD (Roumania), and SGGH (Société Générale Ghana) responded with local Open SG initiatives.

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