Glossary

ABASA

Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa

ABSIP

Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals

BASA

Banking Association of South Africa

BBBEE

Broad-based black economic empowerment

BEE

Black economic empowerment

BMF

Black Management Forum

CIB

Corporate & Investment Banking

CSI

Corporate social investment

DFIs

Development Finance Institutions

DHS

Department of Human Settlements

DOL

Department of Labour

DSDB

Department of Small Business Development

dti

Department of Trade and Industry

Exco

Executive committee

FS

Financial Services

FSB

Financial Services Board

G20

Group of Twenty countries, an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies

GBP

British pound (Sterling)

GDP

Gross domestic product

ICBC

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited

ICT

Information and communication technology

IFRS

International Financial Reporting Standards

ILO

International Labour Organization

IMF

International Monetary Fund

<IR>

International Integrated Reporting Framework

IRAS

Integrated Reporting and Assurance Services

IT

Information technology

JBIC

Japan Bank for International Cooperation

JSE

Johannesburg Stock Exchange

King III

King Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa

KYC

Know Your Customer

Liberty

Liberty Holdings Limited

Manco

Group management committee

NCR

National Credit Regulator

NDP

National Development Plan

NGO

Non-governmental organisation

PBB

Personal & Business Banking

PPP

Public Private Partnership

ROA

Rest of Africa

ROE

Return on equity

SA

South Africa

SAP

Systems, Applications, Products

SARB

South African Reserve Bank

SASBO

The Finance Union (formerly the South African Society of Bank Officials)

SBG

Standard Bank Group

SBSA

Standard Bank South Africa

SMEs

Small to medium-sized enterprises

UK

United Kingdom

USD

United States dollar

WEF

World Economic Forum

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