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Standard Bank’s Information Technology (IT) strategy and performance has been recognised by the industry, as awarded by CIO Association of South Africa in their inaugural 2023 CIO of the Year Award held in held in Johannesburg in November 2023.
Standard Bank has noted with serious concern false and inaccurate comments in some media, including social media related to the Competition Commission investigation into currency manipulation.
The Africa of 2023 is a continent that is embracing new opportunities. As it moves to exploit commonalities existing between neighbours, the advantages of intra-Africa trade are taking cooperation between countries to new levels. Trade agreements are gathering momentum, and traditional trade barriers are crumbling.
Standard Bank Wealth and Investment was the recipient of two awards in this year’s Professional Wealth Management (PWM) Global Private Bank Awards.
Standard Bank is accelerating its financing of renewables to catalyse Africa’s energy transition, its financing of renewable power generation exceeding its non-renewable energy power generation by a ratio of 4.9 to 1.
Bill Blackie is Chief Executive Officer of Business and Commercial Banking at Standard Bank Group Ltd.
Although small and medium businesses (SMEs) account for 95% of all registered businesses and contribute about 50% to the total GDP of sub-Saharan African countries, entrepreneurs still face major obstacles to growth and prosperity. Addressing their needs is essential to creating a prosperous Africa, says Standard Bank.
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