International Women’s Day, Impact Journalism Day, etc. Societe Generale participates throughout the year at different key moments and events. Learn more about topics where Societe Generale has an interest.

Societe Generale upgraded from A to AA by MSCI

Societe Generale has been rated AA by extra-financial rating agency MSCI*, and positioned among the leading 14% of banks worldwide rated AA and AAA for action across environmental, social and governance matters. The upgrade from A to AA is driven by a combination of factors.

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Poseidon Principles

Societe Generale signs the Poseidon Principles

Societe Generale is one of the founding signatories to the Poseidon Principles, in partnership with the Global Maritime Forum and in line with a significant number of the shipping industry’s leading banks.

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Reduces in coal

Societe Generale further reduces its involvement in coal

Societe Generale was one of the first banks to reduce its involvement in the coal sector by committing to limit its portfolio exposure to coal in alignment with the International Energy Agency 2°C scenario in 2015 and then ending coal-related project financing in 2016.

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A green credit line for the climate

Societe Generale Maroc and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) step up support for SMEs in Morocco through green investments’ financing and value chains development.

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ALD Automotive & Maas

ALD Automotive becomes a member of MaaS Alliance

ALD Automotive is proud to announce that it has joined MaaS Alliance, a public-private partnership which aims at creating the foundations for a common approach to Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and identifying the economies of scale needed for successful implementation and take-up of MaaS.

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Netexplo Smart Cities

Netexplo smart cities accelerator

Anticipating and building the cities of tomorrow is at the heart of Societe Generale's CSR ambition. The Group, through its various businesses and experts, is in dialogue with its stakeholders to build smart, sustainable and inclusive cities. This programme, intended for all the major players and stakeholders in the world's metropolitan areas, is being developed by Netexplo with 4 partner universities. It will bring together a wide range of stakeholders from the Metropolis of the Future on 18 and 19 April next in Paris, at UNESCO Headquarters, around the themes of Housing, Mobility, Connectivity, Finance or Attractiveness and Co-Modernisation.

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LinkedIn Top Companies 2019 : Societe Generale #2

Societe Generale ranks 2nd at 2019 LinkedIn Top Companies ranking. Candidates appreciate the digital transformation under way within the Group and the important role employees commitment plays through original actions such as Playing for Philharmonie that allowed over 300 employees to stand on the great stage of the concert hall of the Philharmonie de Paris for three exceptionnal shows. Find out examples of what makes Societe Generale attractive to the candidates.

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International Women's Day 2019

This year, the UN theme for International Women's Day is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change” with a particular focus on the gender digital divide. Women are under-represented in fields of innovation that could serve as an extraordinary means of autonomy and enable them to play a more active role in creating a more inclusive and sustainable society.
What better time to highlight Societe Generale’s commitments and results in supporting gender equality in the company and to put the spotlight on women who have achieved inspiring career paths.

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Best French Bank in Equileap's gender equality ranking

Equileap published the 2018 edition of the Gender Equality Global Report & Ranking. Equileap has researched and scored over 3,000 public companies from 23 countries, using 19 criteria to measure their progress towards gender equality. Societe Generale is ranked 14 organisation overall, and is the 1st bank in France.

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Support of UN standards of conduct tackling discrimination against LGBTI

UN's Standards of Conduct for Business regarding LGBTIs in the workplace

Societe Generale is committed to develop a culture of respect within the bank and with all their counterparts. In this context, the diversity policy aims at implementing an inclusive culture respectful of human rights against prejudice. This is where our support of UN's standards for business against discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans and Intersex (LGBTI) comes in.

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Impact Journalism Day 2018

The 6th edition of Impact Journalism Day was launched on June 16th : 50+ of the most prestigious media from around the world came together, publishing 60+ positive stories. Societe Generale joined the movement and shared positive stories of their clients, partners, etc.

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Societe Generale opens its doors

Societe Generale opens its doors

Historical partner since 3 years, Societe Generale has supported the National Youth Day held on 29 March 2018 in France. Societe Generale has opened its doors to young people and students in order to better understand the bank sector and build together the future. The aim of this 7th edition was the promotion of the professional integration of youth. The theme was “trust in yourself”. A range of initiatives in many countries will host students in Africa, East Europe... Follow these operations with #OpenSG

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Women's day

International Women's Day

For 2018 International Women’s Day, Societe Generale is bringing forth 6 women working in IT and their point of view on this sector.

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