Societe Generale’s Sustainable and Positive Impact Finance Conference, Paris, 9 November 2017

For the second consecutive year Societe Generale organised the Sustainable and Positive Impact Finance Conference in Paris on November 9th 2017. This conference gathered nearly 200 Corporates & Financial Institutions to discuss what is at stake when no actions are taken to tackle climate change and what are the potential solutions or pathways, with finance being at the heart of this essential shift to more sustainable development. Other discussion topics included a review of specific market trends in the ESG space and of solutions to transform ESG principles into financial reality.

Amongst the keynote speakers were: Careen Abb, program leader of Positive Impact Finance at the United Nations Environment Program; Philippe Le Houérou, chief executive officer at the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group); and  Jacques Attali, President at the Positive PlaNet Foundation.

More information on Societe Generale’s approach on Sustainable and Positive Impact Finance can be found here.

Press release: “Coming together in support of sustainability”, 24 November 2017, CNBC. Read more.