Standard Bank Group’s

ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND
GOVERNANCE REPORT
2017

Standard Bank recognises that our sustainability and success are inextricably linked to the prosperity and wellbeing of the societies and environment in which we operate. We are clear that our core business activities must contribute to this

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supported by sound Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) policies and outcomes. This understanding defines our purpose: Africa is our home. We drive her growth.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL
AND SOCIAL:

INDIRECT IMPACTS AND
OPPORTUNITIES

The greatest impact we have as a financial institution is through our financial activities. We have developed a comprehensive framework within which all Environmental and Social risk incurred within SBG are properly identified, managed, monitored and controlled to proactively embed E&S risk management into lending processes and minimise the risk of reputational or financial loss.

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL:

DIRECT IMPACTS AND
OPPORTUNITIES

Climate change, coupled with the related issue of water scarcity, has emerged as a leading risk for business and society. SBG is working toward better understanding our environmental impacts and the impacts of climate change on our business.

GOVERNANCE:

OUR COMMITMENT TO
GOOD GOVERNANCE

Standard Bank is committed to doing the right business the right way, ensuring that our clients are consistently treated fairly and consistently, that we adhere to global and national regulatory and governance standards, and that our decisions and actions are informed by our Group values and ethics.

METRICS:

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL

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