Our direct impact

CO2 emissions for Standard Bank South Africa were 412 089 metric tons.

We are focusing on improving the rigour of our data collection for all environmental indicators and increasing the scope of measurement. We increased the scope of measurement for our electricity consumption to 100% in South Africa, which will enable us to track our progress more accurately going forward. This accounts for the significant increase in our carbon emissions.

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Updated 24 April 2014

South African Reserve Bank imposes administrative sanctions on banks, including Standard Bank

The South African Reserve Bank has imposed administrative sanctions and directives to implement remedial action on a number of banks, including The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited. The sanction, imposed on its South Africa operation, relates to the failure by it to ensure that appropriate measures were in place to comply fully with the relevant provisions of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act....

16 April 2014 More

Oil and gas market bounces back with Seplat trading debut

The Nigerian oil and gas company Seplat made its unconditional trading debut yesterday, as the first Nigerian company to ever have its ordinary shares dual listed on both the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. Standard Bank Group acted as joint global co-ordinator and joint book runner. Stanbic IBTC Capital Limited, a member of Standard Bank Group, acted as joint issuing house in Nigeria....

16 April 2014 More

Standard Bank South Africa wins award for making banking more accessible

Standard Bank South Africa has been recognised for proving the value of banking to grassroots South Africans. Celent, an international research and consulting firm, has named the bank its 2013 Model Bank: Digital and Omnichannel for the bank’s AccessBanking concept and range of services....

8 April 2014 More