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Sustainable Investment product offer

An innovative sustainable investment product offer

From the most vanilla to the most customized solutions, Societe Generale aims to meet its clients’ sustainable investment objectives through key services such as linking a wide range of issuers (sovereigns, supras, agencies, corporates) and investors (insurance companies, asset managers, etc.) in the realm of green bonds, or structuring tailor-made products.

Leveraging on its strong expertise, the bank also provides a fully made-to-measure custom index offer.

Distribution of ESG/SRI Cash Equities and Primary Green Bonds

2017 green bonds issuance market

Tailored « Green » or « Positive Impact » Structured Solutions

❯ Positive Impact Structured Notes

Societe Generale CIB commits to hold in its books an amount in Positive Impact Finance assets equivalent to 100% of the nominal amount of such products.

It is committed to monitor its Positive Impact Finance assets through the stringent Societe Generale E&S risk management process during the life of the products.


❯ Socially Responsible Deposits

Societe Generale will use the cash collected through those deposits to fund:

  • Short term loans to Corporate clients with high Socially Responsible standards.
  • Trade Finance Commodity deals selected on Responsible Behaviour criterias.

Views on #PositiveImpactFinance and #Sustainability

25
May
2018
Sustainable and Positive Impact Finance: A Societe Generale commitment
Feature interview with Pierre Palmieri by Michèle Hénaff, published in La revue Analyse financière (Financial Analysis...
Management views
Feature interview with Pierre Palmieri by Michèle Hénaff, published in La revue Analyse financière (Financial Analysis report)
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14
May
2018
Crowdfunding, a new reality for renewable energy
An editorial from Pierre Palmieri, Global Head of Finance and Sponsor of the “Sustainable and Positive Impact Finance”...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
An editorial from Pierre Palmieri, Global Head of Finance and Sponsor of the “Sustainable and Positive Impact Finance” offering, published in l’Agefi.
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14
May
2018
‘Green’ Finance Sprouts
Jonathan Weinberger, Societe Generale’s Head of Debt Capital Markets for the Americas, recently joined a panel of...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Jonathan Weinberger, Societe Generale’s Head of Debt Capital Markets for the Americas, recently joined a panel of experts on ‘green’ finance at Bloomberg’s New Energy Finance conference to discuss this growing and meaningful area of finance and what it offers both investors and issuers . Following the conference, we took the opportunity to ask Jonathan a few...
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23
Apr
2018
Fiber optic as a location advantage: Jet fuel for Germany’s rural fiber network
Germany's fiber optic network is one of the least developed in Europe. Experts from Societe Generale explain why and...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Germany's fiber optic network is one of the least developed in Europe. Experts from Societe Generale explain why and give an outlook on how smart financing options can help the country change course.
en/our-views/views/news/fiber-optic-location-advantage-jet-fuel-for-germanyes-rural-fiber-network/
16
Apr
2018
Why issuing green bonds is worthwhile for businesses, despite extensive reporting requirements.
Sustainability and the fight against climate change have become mainstream values in a positive sense – both in...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Sustainability and the fight against climate change have become mainstream values in a positive sense – both in society and on the stock market. Martin Wagenknecht, head of debt capital markets for Germany, Austria and Switzerland at Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking, explains why issuing green bonds is worthwhile for businesses, despite...
en/our-views/views/news/why-issuing-green-bonds-worthwhile-for-businesses-despite-extensive-reporting-requirements/
30
Mar
2018
Poland raises 1 billion euros to reinforce its environmental engagement
Big Success of the Second Sovereign Green Bond Issuance aimed at financing environmental projects in Poland
Success stories
Big Success of the Second Sovereign Green Bond Issuance aimed at financing environmental projects in Poland
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21
Mar
2018
Optic Fibre: Boosting Connectivity in German Rural Areas
Germany accelerates growth of its fibre network with 300,000 additional homes to be connected.
Success stories
Germany accelerates growth of its fibre network with 300,000 additional homes to be connected.
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20
Mar
2018
Pioneering bonds to fight climate change in Germany
When LBBW, the German landesbank, launched a EUR750 million 4-year Climate Bond late in 2017, it broke new ground for...
Success stories
When LBBW, the German landesbank, launched a EUR750 million 4-year Climate Bond late in 2017, it broke new ground for financing energy-efficient buildings in Germany.
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14
Feb
2018
Renewables: A wind of change blows through Egypt with the largest wind farm in construction
The Ras Ghareb wind farm will lead the trend of renewable projects in Egypt
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