41 Related articles for History
By Flavie Brunetti | Editor | 07/11/12
On the occasion of the centenary of the Central branch, discover the exhibition "100 years at our customers' service".
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical archives | 14/09/12
On 15 and 16 September, Societe Generale’s Central Branch in Paris is participating in France’s Heritage Days. The public will be able to discover – or return to – this historic building thanks to guided tours given by branch personnel.
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical archives | 12/09/12
The building located at 29 boulevard Haussmann in central Paris, home to Societe Generale's historic headquarters and the bank's Central Branch, celebrated its centenary this summer.
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical Archives | 07/09/12
In the early 1990s, the trend was for a homogenous inside layout in order to establish a true identity for Societe General's retail banking network.
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical archives | 30/08/12
Back in the 1960s, when banks were welcoming an increasingly individual clientele, our bank innovated to better welcome and serve its customers.
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical archives | 22/08/12
In March 1959, the inauguration of the Auteuil branch in Paris represented a turning point in the layout of the Group's bank branches.
By Marjolaine Meeschaert | Historical Archives | 16/08/12
In 1941, Societe Generale decided to move into Abidjan. In the midst of the Second World War, the Bank was no doubt looking for bases further afield and for new resources. It was probably also part of a more general globalisation trend.
By Emeline Grolleau | Historical Archives | 08/08/12
During the Second World War, 127 buildings belonging to Societe Generale’s Immobilière Parisienne et Départementale French real-estate subsidiary* were damaged, 27 of them being totally destroyed. We take a look at the work undertaken by Societe Generale to repair and rebuild its bank branches ...
By Xavier Breuil | Historian | 06/08/12
Stockholm, July 10 1912. France celebrated the silver medal won by Societe Generale employee Jean Bouin in the 5,000 metres, the flagship event of the Olympic Games at that time.
By Frédéric Descouturelle | Historian | 02/08/12
Before the First World War, as it developed its real estate, Societe Generale established close ties with a particular architectural and decorative style: Art Nouveau. We visit some symbolic buildings.