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About Standard Bank
Standard Bank is a South African-based financial services group with a global presence focused on emerging markets. It operates in 30 countries around the world, including 17 in Africa. The bank was formed in 1962 as a South African subsidiary of the British overseas bank Standard Bank, under the name Standard Bank of South Africa. Standard Bank Group is the largest African bank by assets and earnings.
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Standard Bank's human rights policies, processes and reporting were assessed as part of the BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark in November 2019. The bank is assessed as a Follower, with a total score of 4.5 out of 14.
Due dilligence: 1.5/5
Total abuses in Uganda: French High Court of Justice declares itself incompetent in favour of the Commercial Court
4 out of 5 banks failing on human rights, new BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark shows
Uganda and DRC CSOs communique on failures in EACOP ESIA public hearings
Total’s suspension of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline is a chance for Standard Bank and others to think again
Standard Bank shareholders defy board in vote for greener disclosure
International Call on Banks: Don’t finance the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline
Standard Bank shareholders to vote on climate change
Standard Bank tables first SA shareholder resolution on climate risk, but Board recommends shareholders vote against it
Every two weeks a bank, insurer or lender announces new coal restrictions
Principles must bring commitments
Activists in Johannesburg Join a Global Call to Action: Standard Bank Give the Equator Principles Teeth!
While BankTrack criticizes Equator Principles, IFC celebrates Community of Learning
BankTrack to Equator Principles banks; ‘get the Outside Job done’
New rules for Equator Principles, but no new commitments from banks
BankTrack calls upon banks to Close the Gap on investment policies
Equator Principles: Action, not words needed
Civil society groups call for bold steps forward with Equator Principles
Letter from Standard Bank to BankTrack on Standard bank's role in arranging finance for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline
Letter from Inclusive Development International and BankTrack to Standard Bank, Stanbic Bank Uganda and SMBC on Standard bank's role in arranging finance for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline
Open Appeal to ANZ, Standard Bank and BNP Paribas: Stay away from the Toka Tindung gold mine on Sulawesi!
Voluntary initiativesStandard Bank has committed itself to the following voluntary standards:
Standard Bank's webpage on corporate social responsibility can be accessed here.
Implementation and reporting
Standard Bank is reporting on the implementation here.