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.
Power trading agreements between countries that possess excess power generating capacity and those battling supply shortages will be a dominant theme in the electricity markets of south-central African nations in the next three to five years.
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.
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.
In just one year, our world-class Global Leadership Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, has reduced electricity consumption by 7,3%. Read more about how the GLC is leading with energy saving measures.
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.
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.
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.