• Introduction
    • OVERVIEW
    • THE STANDARD BANK GROUP
    • OUR REPORTING SUITE
    • OUR SEE JOURNEY
    • ASSURANCE STATEMENT
     
     
     
     
     
  • SEE impact areas
    • OVERVIEW
    • 1.
      FINANCIAL INCLUSION
    • 2.
      JOB CREATION AND ENTERPRISE GROWTH
    • 3.
      INFRASTRUCTURE
    • 4.
      AFRICA TRADE AND INVESTMENT
    • 5.
      Climate change and sustainable finance
    • 6.
      EDUCATION
    • 7.
      HEALTH
     
  • ESG
    • OVERVIEW
    • OUR REPORTING SUITE
    • MESSAGE FROM SIM TSHABALALA
    • ESG GOVERNANCE
    • MATERIAL ISSUES DURING THE REPORTING PERIOD
    • ENGAGING OUR STAKEHOLDERS
    • HOW WE DO BUSINESS
    • MANAGING OUR ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL RISKS
    • SUSTAINABLE FINANCE
    • OUR PEOPLE
    • CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT
    • ESG METRICS AND POLICIES
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
  • Transformation
    • OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • A MESSAGE FROM LUNGISA FUZILE
    • THE ROLE OF A BANK IN GROWING THE ECONOMY
    • STANDARD BANK’S BEE SCORECARD 2019
    • WHERE TO FIND MORE INFORMATION
    • B-BBEE CERTIFICATE
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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Average household electricity consumption sourced from Exon Consulting –How much electricity does my home use, August 2016

Examples of projects financed in 2019 and SEE impacts
MOMA HEAVY MINERAL SANDS PROJECT
Project description: Expansion of an existing mine water reverse osmosis treatment plant by 8 million litres per day, to 10.5 million litres per day, and a new salt recovery unit, at a colliery near Vereeniging, South Africa
Social impacts: Reduced risk of effluent impacts on downstream users
Environmental impacts: Better management of effluent, recovery and reuse of polluted water, recovery of salts for easier disposal and potential resale
Economic impacts: Sustained mining operations, Capex spend locally
ZANDVLIET WATER TREATMENT
Project description: Installation of an ultra-filtration and reverse osmosis unit at the Zandvliet sewage works to improve water quality of 7.6 million litres per day discharge to river and recover 10 million litres per day of potable water for reuse in the City of Cape Town
Social impacts: Improved water quality for downstream users, increase in potable water supply
Environmental impacts: Improved water quality in the river downstream of the sewage works, recovery and reuse of sewage effluent
Economic impacts: Increased capacity of municipal infrastructure in the region

Working with businesses and households to implement smallscale green energy solutions


We recognise our obligation to respond strategically to the risks which global environmental and social pressures have on our ability to create sustainable value for our stakeholders.

We work with our clients to adopt greener solutions for their homes and businesses.