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Societe Generale brings Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance to Asia

As a pioneer in the creation of the United Nations Environmental Program’s Positive Impact Finance initiative, Societe Generale is committed to strengthening sustainable finance solutions for our clients from economic, social and environmental perspectives.

To help our clients, from corporates to investors, make the transformation to tomorrow’s world, we have developed a full range of financing and investment solutions which bring together all our environmental and social expertise. This year Societe Generale brings to Asia-based clients our inaugural Asian Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance Conference in Singapore on 5 July. Focused on adopting the Environmental, Social & Governance parameters for a new financing paradigm, the conference brings the latest trends, insights and solutions that Societe Generale and our partners offer in the sustainable finance and positive impact space.

Positive impact finance in Asia: Poised for the mainstream?
Positive impact finance may put the common good before self-interest but it need not come at the expense of running a...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Positive impact finance may put the common good before self-interest but it need not come at the expense of running a profitable enterprise or securing returns on investment – especially in Asia, which is set to be a wellspring of sustainable finance opportunity. These key tenets were driven home by panel experts at Societe Generale’s inaugural Asian...
Positive impact finance in Asia: Poised for the mainstream?
Balancing development needs with sustainability goals: Clifford Capital
Pragmatism is an essential consideration to promoting sustainable finance in Asia, where the region’s cultural diversity...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Pragmatism is an essential consideration to promoting sustainable finance in Asia, where the region’s cultural diversity is matched only by its economic disparity, according to Audra Low, Head of Origination and Structuring at Clifford Capital.
Balancing development needs with sustainability goals: Clifford Capital
Why is Singapore leading Asia into a Sustainable and Profitable Future
After years of staying in the shadows of developed nations, Asia, which accounts for 60 percent[1] of the world’s...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
After years of staying in the shadows of developed nations, Asia, which accounts for 60 percent[1] of the world’s population and a similar proportion[2] of global economic growth, is poised to take the lead in tackling some of the most urgent issues of our time, including climate change, economic inequality and mass migration, through positive impact finance.
Why is Singapore leading Asia into a Sustainable and Profitable Future
Sustainable finance comes of age in Asia: Vigeo Eiris
An ideal alignment of market forces and social trends are helping Asia make significant strides towards capitalising on...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
An ideal alignment of market forces and social trends are helping Asia make significant strides towards capitalising on the huge potential of sustainable finance, according to Juliette Macresy, Head of Greater China and Southeast Asia Markets, at Vigeo Eiris, a leading global environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and analysis firm.
Sustainable finance comes of age in Asia: Vigeo Eiris
Beryl Solar Farm Powers Sydney’s New Generation Metro Railway
Beryl Solar Farm helps deliver Sydney’s new fully automated train services in 2019
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Beryl Solar Farm helps deliver Sydney’s new fully automated train services in 2019
Beryl Solar Farm Powers Sydney’s New Generation Metro Railway
Green bond opportunities in Asia poised to grow
The fourth annual meeting of the ICMA Green Bond Principles took the organization to Hong Kong in mid-June, after Paris...
Positive Impact Finance
The fourth annual meeting of the ICMA Green Bond Principles took the organization to Hong Kong in mid-June, after Paris and London in previous years.
Green bond opportunities in Asia poised to grow
Paris offers a new model for the world
The front line in the war on carbon emissions is in cities. More than half of the world's population live in urban...
Positive Impact Finance
The front line in the war on carbon emissions is in cities. More than half of the world's population live in urban areas, and 1.5 million people are added to the city total each week. Cities produce 85 per cent of global GDP, and whilst they occupy only 0.5 per cent of the world's land, they produce 80% of emissions.
Paris offers a new model for the world
Green bonds: A real deal for sustainable and positive impact finance
Anyone needing proof of how serious the finance industry is about environmental issues should be directed to green...
Positive Impact Finance
Anyone needing proof of how serious the finance industry is about environmental issues should be directed to green bonds. The impact is visible. The asset class is well defined and mature. Green bonds are clearly a real deal.
Green bonds: A real deal for sustainable and positive impact finance
How a sustainable approach to business leads to financial outperformance
“Investors don't need to believe. They simply have to look at the evidence.” #PositiveImpactFinance #Sustainability
Positive Impact Finance
“Investors don't need to believe. They simply have to look at the evidence.” #PositiveImpactFinance #Sustainability
How a sustainable approach to business leads to financial outperformance
How is Positive Impact Finance helping fight the greatest threat to mankind?
A new report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature reveals the number of world heritage sites damaged by...
Positive Impact Finance
A new report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature reveals the number of world heritage sites damaged by climate change has doubled in three years to 62. It means a quarter of all heritage sites are now imperilled.
How is Positive Impact Finance helping fight the greatest threat to mankind?
What is Positive Impact Finance: the game-changer fostering more sustainable development?
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon displayed genuine emotion during his 2011 speech to the General Assembly.
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Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon displayed genuine emotion during his 2011 speech to the General Assembly.
What is Positive Impact Finance: the game-changer fostering more sustainable development?