Standard Bank Group

Sustainable growth and value

Our sustainability reporting suite provides information for our clients, employees, regulators and other stakeholders, about how SBG is fulfilling our purpose and making a positive impact.

Our approach to sustainability
Our approach to Sustainability

Driving sustainable growth and value is a strategic priority for the group and is central to our purpose and strategy. Our approach is based on maximising positive impact and effectively managing risk.

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Our impact at a glance

Our business activities solve for Africa’s challenges and aim to deliver improved prosperity for Africa’s people. Achieving positive impact is integral to our core business activities and how we measure our success.

Our ESG performance

We are committed to driving sustainable growth in Africa and contributing to society’s needs and priorities, as expressed by the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs), the Paris Agreement, the AU’s Agenda 2063 and sustainable banking frameworks in our countries of operation.

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Our Climate strategy

We commit to enabling Africa’s just energy transition and to prudently managing climate risk.

Reporting suite
Report to Society

An assessment of our impact on society, the economy and the environment, focusing on the four areas in which we have the most significant impact

Sustainability Disclosures Report

Provides an overview of how we manage environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk, including information regarding ethics and conduct, people and culture, environmental and social risk management, and tax governance and policy, together with information about our sustainable finance activities.

Climate-related financial disclosures (CRFD) report

Discusses how the group is managing the risks and responding to the opportunities presented by climate change, aligned to the recommendations of the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

Sustainability reporting centre
Visit our Sustainability Reporting Centre to view and download policies and documents in support of our commitment to driving Africa’s sustainable growth.