For more than 20 years we have helped companies and organisations of all types to connect their brands to the bottom line. Each of our countries is blessed with a great Brand and Marketing team that develops and executes marketing initiatives that drive distinctive connections with clients as we continue to find new ways to make their dreams possible. Standard Bank’s Executive & Head of Environmental and Social Advisory within Investment Banking, Nigel Beck, will be the bank’s lead representative and chair. Mr Beck says that while the world is aware there is a need for change, there is not a meeting of the minds on how this is to be achieved. The appointment, which takes effect on the 1 June 2015, comes at a critical juncture in the integration of environmental and social considerations within business as a component of responsible investing.

  • Partnerships, private companies, and Close Corporations must visit your nearest Standard Bank branch and fill in a suretyship form.
  • Standard Bank Namibia has opened its first in-store banking branches in the country that will operate outside normal working hours as the financial institution seeks to offer convenience to customers.
  • Finance your business with Standard Banks innovate range of loan products.
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This is evidenced by many examples of our response as a business to the COVID-19 pandemic – both internally for our employees and externally for our clients and countries in which we operate. Standard Bank’s commitment to integrating environmental and social responsibility into its global business operations has been particularly evident in the past few years and its efforts have received significant external recognition. Hosted by Simon Brown, the show brings you the latest in business and financial news. Business banking is seen as a new battleground between traditional banks that would like to defend their turf and relatively new entrants aiming for a slice of the pie…

The A-List: Africa & The Middle East

R3’s distributed ledger technology enables all parties to share information across the network securely and in real time. Our strategic position, which enables us to connect Africa to other select emerging markets as well as pools of capital in developed markets, and our balanced portfolio of businesses provide significant opportunities for growth. Financial inclusion is important for women because it helps them make payments reliably, access credit which can be invested in their enterprises, and to save. Financial inclusion has been seen to improve access to insurance products and services which are critical safeguards against risks in any type of business.


A Business Term Loan may be used to purchase/upgrade fixed property, finance fixed assets, capital expenditure or for the setup/establishment of venture costs. Standard Bank’s Personal & Business Banking offers banking and other financial services to individuals and small-to-medium enterprises. PBB’s product offering includes transactional services, lending products, mortgage lending, card products, vehicle and asset finance and wealth. Standard Bank has made an effort to improve the application time to get loans for businesses, as they fully understand that time is money when they run a business. Nevertheless, you should not forget that, as with any loan, you need to be careful. Standard Bank wants to help you avoid an economic crisis if, for example, you are waiting for payment from a creditor.

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Whether you are thinking about international trade, outsourcing production, or expanding to other countries, you will have the support of one of the largest trade-finance banks globally. As you expand your horizons, you need solutions that keep pace with your growth. Whether it’s working capital, trade finance, or financing for a new office space or business equipment, we help unlock the potential of your business with a variety of loan options and credit facilities. The continent’s biggest lender by assets will look to capitalize on its scale and geographical footprint to drive growth in the division, Chief Executive Officer Sim Tshabalala said during an investor briefing Friday.

Access money you’ve invoiced in advance while keeping your facility confidential. Secure payment for goods being manufactured or imported, and start your main finance plan on collection.