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15
Jun
2022
Adapting the inflationary environment – Why investors should seek out inflation hedges
From virtually zero at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in spring 2020, to 5% a year later (May 2021), and a...
Expert views
From virtually zero at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in spring 2020, to 5% a year later (May 2021), and a 40-year high of 8.6% in May, US consumer price inflation has blown through estimates, expectations and economists’ narratives. And America’s experience is being repeated across much of the rest of the world, including Asia Pacific. How can...
Adapting the inflationary environment – Why investors should seek out inflation hedges
14
Jun
2022
How sustainable bond innovation fuels positive change
The expansion of the sustainable bond market is opening up new funding opportunities for a wider range of companies and...
Expert views
The expansion of the sustainable bond market is opening up new funding opportunities for a wider range of companies and connecting investors with projects that support Asia’s transition to a low-carbon future.
How sustainable bond innovation fuels positive change
06
Jun
2022
Societe Generale wins “Global And Asia Pacific ESG Infrastructure Bank Of The Year”, “Project Finance House Of The Year In Europe And Africa” at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Infrastructure Awards 2022
Societe Generale is truly honoured to receive several accolades at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Infrastructure Awards...
Financing
Societe Generale is truly honoured to receive several accolades at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Infrastructure Awards 2022, with the spotlight on sustainable infrastructure projects that defined the infrastructure space during 2021.
Societe Generale wins “Global And Asia Pacific ESG Infrastructure Bank Of The Year”, “Project Finance House Of The Year In Europe And Africa” at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Infrastructure Awards 2022
14
Apr
2022
Marine Money Deal of the Year Awards 2021
Societe Generale is pleased to win an Institutional Debt Deal of the Year Award for 2021: Seaspan $750 million Senior...
Financing
Societe Generale is pleased to win an Institutional Debt Deal of the Year Award for 2021: Seaspan $750 million Senior Unsecured Blue Transition Notes
Marine Money Deal of the Year Awards 2021
30
Mar
2022
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30
Mar
2022
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23
Mar
2022
Societe Generale won “Best ESG Bank” at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Awards 2021
Societe Generale won several accolades at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Awards 2021, one of the...
Financing
Societe Generale won several accolades at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Awards 2021, one of the industry's most prestigious awards for the primary market for best issuers, best deals, and best advisers in equity, debt, loans, M&A, and structured finance.
Societe Generale won “Best ESG Bank” at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Awards 2021
24
Jan
2022
Facilitating a lower-emissions economy in Southeast Asia
The shift to cleaner technologies is an opportunity for countries and companies in Southeast Asia to work together to...
Expert views
The shift to cleaner technologies is an opportunity for countries and companies in Southeast Asia to work together to deliver a positive impact for the entire region.
Facilitating a lower-emissions economy in Southeast Asia
17
Jan
2022
KangaNews Awards 2021
Societe Generale is pleased to support the following winning deal:
Financing
Societe Generale is pleased to support the following winning deal:
KangaNews Awards 2021
14
Jan
2022
GlobalCapital Asia Awards 2021
Societe Generale is pleased to support the following winning deal:
Financing
Societe Generale is pleased to support the following winning deal:
GlobalCapital Asia Awards 2021
14
Jan
2022
The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2021
Societe Generale is pleased to support the following winning deals:
Financing
Societe Generale is pleased to support the following winning deals:
The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2021
23
Nov
2021
FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2021 - Best Sustainable Finance House in Asia
With sustainability taking the global spotlight this year, we are delighted to be named the Best Sustainable Finance...
Financing
With sustainability taking the global spotlight this year, we are delighted to be named the Best Sustainable Finance House in Asia in the FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2021. This is a great recognition of our ambitious sustainability strategy and long-standing expertise in the region, as well as our collective sustainable finance push across the countries and...
FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2021 - Best Sustainable Finance House in Asia
09
Nov
2021
Australia on track for net zero
Green financing enables infrastructure developers to fund projects that contribute to countries’ and industries’...
Clients' successes
Green financing enables infrastructure developers to fund projects that contribute to countries’ and industries’ net-zero pathways. Societe Generale has helped to refinance Australia’s electric rail project in Queensland, which will further the state government’s economic development plans while also saving on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Australia on track for net zero
08
Nov
2021
Social Securitisation: a new tool for issuers to deliver a positive impact to communities
Asset-Backed Securitisation (ABS) can raise innovative financing for lower-income individuals and open up a new ESG...
Clients' successes
Asset-Backed Securitisation (ABS) can raise innovative financing for lower-income individuals and open up a new ESG asset class for issuers and investors.
Social Securitisation: a new tool for issuers to deliver a positive impact to communities
21
Oct
2021
Making waves with first Certified green shipping loan under the global Climate Bonds Standard
A first-of-its-kind green loan for the shipping industry will help New Zealand’s KiwiRail to commission and...
Clients' successes
A first-of-its-kind green loan for the shipping industry will help New Zealand’s KiwiRail to commission and progressively upgrade two hybrid electric/diesel ferries that will carry the country towards its ambitious sustainability goals.
Making waves with first Certified green shipping loan under the global Climate Bonds Standard
07
Oct
2021
Blue sky thinking for China’s solar revolution
First non-recourse green loan in China’s distributed solar sector is a landmark financing for commercial and industrial...
Clients' successes
First non-recourse green loan in China’s distributed solar sector is a landmark financing for commercial and industrial customers
Blue sky thinking for China’s solar revolution
06
Oct
2021
Asia’s sustainability transition is a global opportunity
A clear focus on sustainability can help Asia access the trillions of dollars needed for the transition to a cleaner,...
Asia-Pacific
A clear focus on sustainability can help Asia access the trillions of dollars needed for the transition to a cleaner, greener future
Asia’s sustainability transition is a global opportunity
16
Sep
2021
LNG marine fuel: first port of call on the net zero voyage
Financing one of the world’s first purpose-built LNG Bunkering Vessels to support low-carbon shipping
Clients' successes
Financing one of the world’s first purpose-built LNG Bunkering Vessels to support low-carbon shipping
LNG marine fuel: first port of call on the net zero voyage
13
Sep
2021
Ripple effect: Floating solar project sets a template for Southeast Asia
The first large-scale floating solar installation in Indonesia will set a template for a growing number of similar...
Clients' successes
The first large-scale floating solar installation in Indonesia will set a template for a growing number of similar projects planned in Southeast Asia and beyond. As well as helping Asia reduce its reliance on coal-fired power, this technology offers some compelling advantages over other clean energy solutions.
Ripple effect: Floating solar project sets a template for Southeast Asia
01
Sep
2021
Innovation will be key to Asia’s infrastructure transition
Asia’s ongoing infrastructure deficit means the region’s transition towards a sustainable future will be very different...
Asia-Pacific
Asia’s ongoing infrastructure deficit means the region’s transition towards a sustainable future will be very different from that of Europe or the US. Yet it needs not be slow. Innovations in technology and finance – together with a rapidly changing mindset – present big opportunities to accelerate Asia’s journey towards a cleaner, low-carbon future.
Innovation will be key to Asia’s infrastructure transition
28
Jul
2021
Powering up Vietnam’s energy transition
Societe Generale is working with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to finance a wind power project in Vietnam that helps...
Clients' successes
Societe Generale is working with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to finance a wind power project in Vietnam that helps accelerate the energy transition in Southeast Asia.
Powering up Vietnam’s energy transition
29
Jun
2021
Societe Generale supporting the real economy and new asset classes
Societe Generale has bold plans for developing niche areas in the Australian securitisation market, including equipment,...
Asia-Pacific
Societe Generale has bold plans for developing niche areas in the Australian securitisation market, including equipment, SME and consumer lending. The bank’s Hong Kong-based head of asset-backed products, APAC, Florence Coeroli, and Sydney-based head of asset-backed products, Australia, Arkady Lippa, discuss the strategy and product solutions.
Societe Generale supporting the real economy and new asset classes
17
Jun
2021
Structured Retail Products (SRP) Asia Pacific Awards 2021
Societe Generale has won the recognition of Best Warrant Provider and Best ESG Solution in the Structured Retail...
Global markets
Societe Generale has won the recognition of Best Warrant Provider and Best ESG Solution in the Structured Retail Products (SRP) Asia Pacific Awards 2021.
Structured Retail Products (SRP) Asia Pacific Awards 2021
09
Jun
2021
The Asset Triple A Infrastructure Awards 2021
Societe Generale is pleased to receive the following accolades:
Financing
Societe Generale is pleased to receive the following accolades:
The Asset Triple A Infrastructure Awards 2021
02
Jun
2021
Disclosure and decarbonisation: why climate-related risks reporting matters
In light of the acceleration of climate change, the financial services industry has a crucial role to play in addressing...
Asia-Pacific
In light of the acceleration of climate change, the financial services industry has a crucial role to play in addressing the climate crisis and financing the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Disclosure and decarbonisation: why climate-related risks reporting matters
02
Jun
2021
Building the Green Korea of the Future
Sustainability has become a priority for South Korea’s government, financial institutions, companies and society as a...
Clients' successes
Sustainability has become a priority for South Korea’s government, financial institutions, companies and society as a whole. That is driving greater demand for ESG-linked investment opportunities and risk management solutions. Societe Generale is leading the way, creating innovative investment and risk management products that meet this need. Two recent...
Building the Green Korea of the Future
03
May
2021
Financial Innovation Strengthens Corporate Liquidity Risk Management
As Financial Technology (FinTech) becomes more innovative and sophisticated, non-bank FinTech companies have introduced...
Asia-Pacific
As Financial Technology (FinTech) becomes more innovative and sophisticated, non-bank FinTech companies have introduced competition to the cash management business of banks. Gavin Wang, Head of Payments and Cash Management, Societe Generale China, shares his views on how banks can enhance their core strengths and provide liquidity management for enterprises...
Financial Innovation Strengthens Corporate Liquidity Risk Management
22
Apr
2021
Leveraging Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage for Energy Transition
Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) is becoming an important solution to manage greenhouse gas (GHG)...
Asia-Pacific
Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) is becoming an important solution to manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across a range of large-scale energy and industrial systems. CCUS development at scale is now recognised as a prerequisite for decarbonisation and essential to meeting net-zero targets within the timescales set by governments in major...
Leveraging Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage for Energy Transition
20
Apr
2021
Meeting investor calls for sounder sustainability reporting
Better ESG reporting by Asian companies can give them an edge as sustainable investing grows
Asia-Pacific
Better ESG reporting by Asian companies can give them an edge as sustainable investing grows
Meeting investor calls for sounder sustainability reporting
23
Mar
2021
APLMA 10th Asia Pacific Syndicated Loan Market Awards
We are pleased to support the following award-winning deal:
Financing
We are pleased to support the following award-winning deal:
APLMA 10th Asia Pacific Syndicated Loan Market Awards
19
Mar
2021
Digitalisation and sustainability: two key trade finance trends in Asia
In early 2021, we are still emerging from the economic wreckage caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – what...
Asia-Pacific
In early 2021, we are still emerging from the economic wreckage caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – what are the key financing trends?
Digitalisation and sustainability: two key trade finance trends in Asia
04
Mar
2021
Greenwashing or green-enabling?
Alternative data can help investors capture broader and more timely insight into ESG performance
Asia-Pacific
Alternative data can help investors capture broader and more timely insight into ESG performance
Greenwashing or green-enabling?
23
Feb
2021
The sun rises on renewable energy in India
India aims to generate 275 Gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2027, up from 136 GW today. Societe Generale...
Clients' successes
India aims to generate 275 Gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2027, up from 136 GW today. Societe Generale is supporting this critical energy transition goal, as illustrated by recent financing of SB Energy and ENGIE’s solar projects.
The sun rises on renewable energy in India
17
Feb
2021
The Asset Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Regional Awards 2020
Societe Generale is pleased to support the following winning deals:
Financing
Societe Generale is pleased to support the following winning deals:
The Asset Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Regional Awards 2020
04
Feb
2021
Shipping industry sailing into a decarbonised economy
The world’s largest container ship lessor closed the first sustainability-linked loan and sustainability-linked swap in...
Clients' successes
The world’s largest container ship lessor closed the first sustainability-linked loan and sustainability-linked swap in the sector
Shipping industry sailing into a decarbonised economy
21
Dec
2020
PFI Awards 2020
Societe Generale is honoured to be awarded “Asia Pacific Bank of the Year” and being a key lender in the following...
Financing
Societe Generale is honoured to be awarded “Asia Pacific Bank of the Year” and being a key lender in the following Asia-Pacific deals awarded this year:
PFI Awards 2020
21
Dec
2020
Asia is catching up on ESG investing, yet presenting promising opportunities.
ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investment in Asia Pacific is often assumed to be in its infancy, but market...
Asia-Pacific
ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investment in Asia Pacific is often assumed to be in its infancy, but market participants are confident that momentum is growing and that the region possesses the will and the means to progress rapidly – and perhaps even to surpass other regions’ ESG progress.
Asia is catching up on ESG investing, yet presenting promising opportunities.
16
Dec
2020
Will offshore wind be a game changer for Japan’s goal of zero carbon emissions by 2050?
“In a country where land can be expensive and scarce, offshore wind can be an accelerator of Japan’s energy transition...
Asia-Pacific
“In a country where land can be expensive and scarce, offshore wind can be an accelerator of Japan’s energy transition journey for Japan.”
Will offshore wind be a game changer for Japan’s goal of zero carbon emissions by 2050?
15
Dec
2020
The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2020
Societe Generale is pleased to support the following winning deals:
Financing
Societe Generale is pleased to support the following winning deals:
The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2020
02
Dec
2020
FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2020
Societe Generale is pleased to be one of the Mandated Lead Arrangers in the following winning deal:
Financing
Societe Generale is pleased to be one of the Mandated Lead Arrangers in the following winning deal:
FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2020