SocGen launches €1bn transition fund, stricter fossil-fuel targets
French bank Société Générale is targeting reducing its oil and gas exposure by four-fifths by 2030 as well as launch a €1 billion ($1.1 billion) transition fund.
SocGen life insurer uses CDC data to calculate biodiversity footprint
The life insurance arm of Société Générale Group has published its biodiversity footprint using CDC Biodiversité's Global Biodiversity Score (GBS) tool.
'Others will follow' innovative Heathrow Scope 3 sustainability-linked bond
A banker involved in the ground-breaking Heathrow Airport sustainability-linked bond (SLB) predicted that other high-emitting sectors will follow its lead on Scope 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions targets.
IIGCC to step up pressure on banks to demonstrate action on net zero
A group representing investors with €65 trillion ($70 trillion) in assets under management has published a set of expectations for banks, as they push for more details on how banks will act on pledges to achieve net zero emissions.
Banks call on EU to provide transition plan guidelines
Banks have called on the EU to catch-up with other jurisdictions - in particular, the UK and Japan - by providing guidance on transition plans and finance.
eFuels: Hydrogen's next big promise?
Electrofuels provide an alternative to conventional liquid fuels and reduce CO2 emissions, writes Allan Baker
SocGen biodiversity-screened indexes expand with Japanese focus
Solactive has focused on Japan in an expansion of its Société Générale-licensed biodiversity-screened index series with three new indexes, informed by Iceberg Data Lab.
Biodiversity-themed equities indices launched
Societe Generale has bought the licence to a new set of indices, developed by Solactive and data provider Iceberg Data Lab, that screen equities for biodiversity impact relative to their industry peers.
Societe Generale invests in 'impact ratings' company
A new breed of interconnector is set to boost energy resilience
Despite the complexities, interconnectors will not only facilitate our journey to net-zero, but also provide a social benefit by improving communities and levelling up, says Nathalie Lemarcis