Understanding our 2021 annual results

Published on 10/02/2022

Letter to shareholders N°129

2021 marks a milestone for Societe Generale. The Group achieved the best financial results in its history, enabling it to generate a good level of profitability and offer its shareholders an attractive return.

Frédéric Oudéa, Directeur général de Société Générale
Frédéric Oudéa, Chief Executive Officer

Frédéric Oudéa presents the financial results

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Our key financial results

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ALD’s proposed acquisition of LeasePlan to create a leading global player in sustainable mobility

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Boursorama in exclusive talk with ING to offer ING retail customers in France the best alternative

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Completion of the refocusing programme with the closing of Lyxor disposal

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Diony Lebot, Directrice générale déléguée - Deputy Chief Executive Officer et Gaëlle Olivier - Chief Operating Officer, en charge des ressources du Groupe et responsable de l’animation de la filière informatique, de la transformation digitale et de l’innovation - Chief Operating Officer, in charge of the supervision of the Group’s resources and responsible for coordinating the IT function, digital transformation, and innovation

Societe Generale adapts its General Management team organisation to better meet the challenges of ESG and digital technology

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Societe Generale acts to reduce its own carbon footprint and contribute to environmental efforts

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Societe Generale successfully issued its first public social Positive Impact bond for EUR 1 billion

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Supporting our customers in sustainable development issues

Financing of an Air France Airbus A350-900 in the form of a sustainability-linked debt facility

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A novel financing solution for Japan’s solar energy ambitions

Find out more about the financing of the Azuma Kofuji Solar power project

Expert view

Transitions come with price volatility, but policies set inflation

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The Group is strengthening its digital maturity by accelerating a strategy that aims to harness the full potential of data and Artificial Intelligence

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