Our social compact

underpins our long-term sustainability

Standard Bank will contribute to the socioeconomic development of the countries in which we operate in a way that is consistent with the nature and size of our operations. We will provide financial services and products responsibly, bearing in mind the needs of society, our customers, our staff, our shareholders, the environment and future generations.

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The 2014 Sustainability Report presents a comprehensive analysis of SBG’s sustainability performance for the year ended 31 December 2014.

Joint statement

...from our Group Chairman and Group Chief Executives, providing a high level summary of the group’s performance in 2014.

How we create value

The support of all our stakeholders underpins our sustainability. This inter-dependence requires that we conduct our business responsibly to create value in the long-term interests of society.

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Environmental & social risk management

SBG has an obligation to manage the environmental and social impacts of its activities, products and services on society.


Access the assurance report, the codes and principles we endorse, summaries of our policies and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 index.

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We welcome the views of our stakeholders on the way we approach our sustainability priorities.

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Standard Bank in solidarity with our fellow Africans against xenophobia.