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Will the East African Crude Oil Pipeline really benefit all?

The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) is expected to reach a Final Investment Decision (FID) as soon as the end of March 2021.This will pave way for the commencement of the construction phase of the pipeline.
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Standard Bank Group’s fossil fuel position

Access the Fossil Fuels Financing Policy report from Standard Bank, which forms part of its efforts to improve its management of ESG risks.
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Fossil fuels financing policy dismisses coal power plants

The Fossil Fuels Financing Policy from Standard Bank Group sets out a range of strict conditions that must be met before the bank funds coal, oil and gas projects.
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Standard Bank shares its climate-related financial disclosure report

Standard Bank Group has published its first climate-related financial disclosure report, a significant milestone for the group.
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Equipping women farmers in Africa for long-term success

Despite complications created by COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, UN Women and Standard Bank are equipping women farmers in Africa with skills and resources to grow their businesses for long term success.

Standard Bank partnership closes sustainability-linked loan

Equites has closed a sustainability-linked loan with Standard Bank aimed at promoting the achievement of various environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) targets.

Flexible energy systems for Africa accelerated by crises

Responding to the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy’s first budget speech since the merger of the two departments, Standard Bank Group says the COVID-19 crisIs highlights that Africa needs to develop flexible energy systems.

Standard Bank committed to sustainability, says CEO

Standard Bank CEO, Sim Tshabalala, affirmed the bank's commitment to a just transition away from carbon-intensive economic activity, promoting sustainability.
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Standard Bank board: Fossil fuel ties brought to light

Seven of the Standard Bank board are conflicted on climate change-related matters by virtue of their ties to the fossil fuel industry, states Just Share.
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Standard Bank issues its policy on lending to coal mining projects

Standard Bank has released its Thermal Coal Mining Policy, making it the first bank in South Africa to publicly release a policy on lending to coal mining projects.