OUR MATERIAL THEMES

 
 

EMBRACING INNOVATION

 

We understand the scale of disruption that is currently sweeping through the financial services industry. We recognise that banks need to work hard to maintain their relevance in an increasingly digital world.

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CONTENTS

NEW WAYS OF WORKING

Innovation helps us to be the trusted first choice for our customers and clients, able to service the full range of their financial services requirements in a holistic manner.

 

BECOMING A DISRUPTER

Our non-traditional competitors are gaining momentum.

 
SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS:
THE STANDARD BANK INCUBATOR

The Incubator team is small, but is able to make a big impact by drawing on skills and expertise within other parts of Standard Bank...

INNOVATION THAT MEETS SOCIAL NEEDS

In South Africa, the #FeesMustFall movement saw protests at campuses across the country in 2015 and 2016...

MORE THAN A BANK...

Bank branches tend to be far more numerous, and far more conveniently located, than Home Affairs offices.

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SEE OUR IMPACTS:
SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL

Invest in infrastructure (energy, water, transport and ICT)

Contribute to employment creation

Promote environmental sustainability (and climate change mitigation and adaption)

Combat (financial and cyber) crime and corruption

 

Invest in financial inclusion

Invest in enterprise development, entrepreneurship, and innovation

Invest in education, learning and development

Facilitate inclusive economic growth

Advance African economic integration and development

Support good governance

New ways of working: Instant decisions and more efficient for clients
Becoming a disruptor
Supporting entrepreneurs! The Standard Bank Incubator
Social innovation in education: Surety for missing middle students
Standard Bank Kidz Banking app

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