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Africa is our home and it holds a distinct energy, especially the entrepreneurialism that is the continent's commercial life force.
At Standard Bank Group we're proud to be driving Africa's growth and moving her people forward.

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    Through our on-the-ground presence in 20 countries in Africa and other key markets globally, our local insight and proven experience in emerging markets, we connect you to opportunities across Africa and beyond.
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    • Africa
    • Capabilities
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    Our head office at 30 Baker Street in Johannesburg, South Africa, won a prize for energy efficiency by being designed and constructed according to international best practice in sustainability, energy efficiency and reduced carbon footprint.
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    • carbon footprint
    • energy efficiency
    • green building
    • renewable energy
    • sustainability
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    In just one year, our world-class Global Leadership Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, has reduced electricity consumption by 7,3%. 
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    • Global Leadership Centre
    • renewable energy
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    There is no doubt that hospitals are often scary environments for children. In light of this scenario, the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa, due to open in December 2016, has made being child and family friendly one of its core principles.
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    • CSI
    • Healthcare
    • Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital
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    Africa Day is an opportunity to celebrate where we have come from, who we are as Africans, and what a great future we have ahead of us.
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    Power is the single biggest driver of economic growth and competition in emerging markets. With this year’s AfDB meeting focus on Energy and Climate Change, there is a strong emphasis on harnessing Africa's energy potential.
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    • feature
  • Seedstars World, the annual Switzerland-based competition, is dedicated to the promotion and support of entrepreneurship in emerging markets as a way to reduce unemploymen and so stimulate economic growth.
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    • emerging economies
    • entrepreneurs
    • Seedstars World
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    Since Buffet is building a business to last for 100 years or more, longer time-frames based on trust, integrity, ethics and humility have become the defining feature of Berkshire Hathaway’s success.
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    • business tips
    • Private Banking
    • Wealth
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    Billed as the largest global meeting place for African utilities, the African Utilities Week brings together around 6 000 leading stakeholders from 70 countries to explore current trends, challenges and opportunities in the power sector.
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    Rwanda is a great example of the remarkable transformation from its infamous history. With the country fast becoming an emerging tech hub, its clear whyit is playing host to WEF this year.
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    • feature
    • Rwanda
    • technology
    • WEF

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