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Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance

07
Apr
2022
Supporting the aviation industry decarbonization
Societe Generale is one of the founding members of a climate-aligned finance framework to support aviation industry...
Press release
Societe Generale is one of the founding members of a climate-aligned finance framework to support aviation industry decarbonization. The Bank is part of a group of six global lenders committed to developing a climate-aligned finance agreement dedicated to the aviation sector.
Supporting the aviation industry decarbonization
17
Feb
2022
Funding India’s net-zero charge
India’s energy transition will require the full support of the public and private sectors – and billions of dollars in...
Expert views
India’s energy transition will require the full support of the public and private sectors – and billions of dollars in investment. With the right frameworks now in place, India has momentum on its side.
Funding India’s net-zero charge
05
Jan
2022
A novel financing solution for Japan’s solar energy ambitions
An innovative financing package for Japan’s Azuma Kofuji solar facility could provide a template for renewables projects...
Clients' successes
An innovative financing package for Japan’s Azuma Kofuji solar facility could provide a template for renewables projects that meet the country’s unique requirements.
A novel financing solution for Japan’s solar energy ambitions
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
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
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
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
22
Apr
2021
The race to net zero: How Asia Pacific can accelerate its energy transition
Last year, marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, was a massive shock for all populations and economies worldwide. Yet it is...
Asia-Pacific
Last year, marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, was a massive shock for all populations and economies worldwide. Yet it is encouraging to see that despite this critical situation - or maybe because of it - governments, corporates and individuals around the world are putting more focus on building a sustainable planet and setting a clearer path towards reaching a...
The race to net zero: How Asia Pacific can accelerate its energy transition
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
02
Nov
2020
First Blue Bond in Asia: oceans can help save the planet
Blue bonds are dedicated to funding marine-related projects such as protecting ocean life, reducing pollution and...
Clients' successes
Blue bonds are dedicated to funding marine-related projects such as protecting ocean life, reducing pollution and building offshore windfarms
First Blue Bond in Asia: oceans can help save the planet
24
Sep
2020
Can LNG-to-power fulfil Indonesia's growing energy appetite?
With coal on the way out and gas as a transition fuel towards a cleaner and more sustainable energy mix, LNG-to-power...
Asia-Pacific
With coal on the way out and gas as a transition fuel towards a cleaner and more sustainable energy mix, LNG-to-power solutions are expected to multiply in South East Asia, particularly in Indonesia.
Can LNG-to-power fulfil Indonesia's growing energy appetite?
23
Jul
2020
Green financing boosts Taiwan's bold renewable energy plans
A series of offshore wind and floating solar projects that support policymakers’ energy transition goals are creating...
Energy & natural resources
A series of offshore wind and floating solar projects that support policymakers’ energy transition goals are creating opportunity for local and global companies in Taiwan, supported by Societe Generale.
Green financing boosts Taiwan's bold renewable energy plans
10
Jun
2020
Indonesia looks beyond coal to a green energy future
By Daniel Mallo, Head of Natural Resources & Infrastructure, Asia Pacific, Societe Generale
Expert views
By Daniel Mallo, Head of Natural Resources & Infrastructure, Asia Pacific, Societe Generale
Indonesia looks beyond coal to a green energy future
18
Feb
2020
Bank liquidity on Taiwan offshore
Taiwan is at the forefront of the offshore wind sector developing in the Asia Pacific region.
29
Aug
2019
Powering economic development in Indonesia
Jawa-1, Asia Pacific's largest LNG-to-power project, fuels Indonesia's development on its way for energy transition
Clients' successes
Jawa-1, Asia Pacific's largest LNG-to-power project, fuels Indonesia's development on its way for energy transition
Powering economic development in Indonesia