OUR MATERIAL THEMES

 
 

MOTIVATING OUR PEOPLE

 

We believe that our people want more from work than a daily routine and a monthly salary. We want them to feel connected to our purpose, driving Africa’s growth; to our commitment to delivering the solutions with the best fit for our individual customers and clients; and to our promise to do the right business the right way.

We ensure that our people are empowered and recognised for delivering against our strategic objectives. And we work to ensure that they have every opportunity to achieve their full potential, and to develop the skills and adaptability needed to thrive in a rapidly changing world of work.

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CONTENTS

ENHANCING OUR PEOPLE’S EXPERIENCE AT WORK

In order for us to provide the best solutions for our customers...

FEEDBACK FROM OUR PEOPLE

In order to understand what motivates and inspires our people, and where we can improve the work environment...

FOSTERING A DEEPER CONNECTION WITH OUR PURPOSE AND VISION

In May 2016, we launched a new employee brand across the group.

BUILDING AN AGILE, ADAPTIVE AND DIVERSE WORKFORCE

The workforce of the future will require very different skills from the workforce of today.

NURTURING YOUNG TALENT

We aim to attract and retain smart, independent thinkers who are focused, tenacious and energetic...

STRENGTH IN DIVERSITY

Diversity is critical to the success of our business strategy, as it drives innovation and enables us to remain socially relevant in a fast-changing world.

RECOGNISING AND REWARDING OUR PEOPLE

We constantly strive to ensure that the benefits we offer our people are competitive while also ensuring compliance with local regulatory requirements.

ENABLING BOLD AND INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP TO DELIVER ON OUR PURPOSE

We pride ourselves in attracting and retaining world-class leaders. We recognise the need to capacitate leadership...

THE WELLBEING OF OUR PEOPLE

We provide a wide range of health and wellness services, and encourage our employees to take responsibility for their wellbeing through seeking advice and assistance on health, wellness and/or financial challenges.

 

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

Feedback from our people
Invested R890 million in developing our people
Promotions into senior and executive management: +50% black South Africans
Recognising and rewarding our people
83% of our people felt Standard Bank was a diverse and inclusive business

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