Standard Bank

Standard Bank Group has published its first climate-related financial disclosure report, a significant milestone for the group.
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.
Equites has closed a sustainability-linked loan with Standard Bank aimed at promoting the achievement of various environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) targets.
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 CEO, Sim Tshabalala, affirmed the bank's commitment to a just transition away from carbon-intensive economic activity, promoting sustainability.
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.
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.
The IFC has invested $200 million in the Standard Bank of South Africa Limited's green bond placed on the London Stock Exchange.
Standard Bank has issued a finance policy that clearly stipulates the amount of emissions from coal-fired power plants it can finance.
In a first for South Africa, at a Standard Bank AGM held on 30 May shareholders challenged the board and favoured the climate.