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Societe Generale's commitment in Africa rewarded once again

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18/07/2022

On 13 July, Societe Generale was granted the Africa's Best Bank for Sustainable Finance award, by Euromoney magazine. This prize rewards the Bank's long-term commitment on the continent. Furthermore, Société Générale Côte d'Ivoire won the Best Bank 2022 award.

These prestigious prizes reward the collective involvement of Societe Generale teams on the African continent.

The award for Africa's Best Bank in Sustainable Finance once again rewards the Group's long-standing commitment to Africa and its strategy to support the continent's sustainable development, particularly through the "Grow with Africa" initiative.

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The award for Best Bank in Côte d'Ivoire, received for the second year in a row, confirms the bank's industry-leading position on its market, and rewards its unncompromising commitment to its clients. Moreover, this prizes perfectly suits the occasion to mark the 60th anniversary the bank is celebrating this year.

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We are particularly honored to receive this prize, which rewards the longstanding commitment of our teams in Africa. In this respect, the Grow With Africa initiative, launched in 2018 and maintained to date, has been reasserted and strengthened to further our involvement in the sustainable development of the continent.

Laurent Goutard, head of the Africa region


Theses achievements push us to go  further, by continuing to consolidate our leadership positions in our geographies, while accelerating our support for the energy transition, and strengthening all our risks controlling, both financial and non-financial. Sustainable growth on the continent is only possible through a combination of these two levers.
We are fully confident in our collective ability to meet this challenge! 

In addition to these prizes, Societe Generale Group also received the prestigious award of  World’s Best Bank Transition Strategy, as well as Central & Eastern Europe's Best Bank for Financing and Best Bank in France.