While smart phones maybe the new way to do your banking, the value of one-on-one client interaction should not be underestimated.
To this end, we are proud to introduce Standard Bank’s new Gen 8 branches. Taking physical banking into the future, the Gen 8 branches are the right mix of customer relationships and innovation. They provide a new generation approach to banking providing integrated, smart, value-added experiences. Read more »
As with all things created on the basis of cultural roots, basket weaving traditions have continued through generations. Weaving is an age old craft and has been defined over and over again by the hands that create them. Different techniques showcase the artistic flair of traditional weavers. Zululand is a truly special place for weavers, past and present.
Honouring an African tradition Read more »
‘Tis the season for a little gift-giving, and the 94.7 Highveld Stereo, Talk Radio 702 and Standard Bank ‘Truck of Love’ is bursting at the seams with festive cheer!
The Truck of Love is about helping people in need of a little love and care. Over the years, Standard Bank has dedicated much time and heart to numerous lives in need of positive change. With the assistance and resources of the respective radio stations involved in this fantastic initiative, the Truck of Love is revving its engine and ready to really make a difference to those who need it most. Read more »
Congratulations to our colleague Jacko Maree who was honoured with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to banking. Jacko's banking career spans more than 32 years. Of these, Jacko was Chief Executive of Standard Bank Group for 13. The Banker magazine presented the award to Jacko in London last night. Read more »
If the sound of rolling waves along a powdery white stretch, glistening waters extending for miles and blissful sunset hues seamlessly blended across the sky is just what you’re in the mood for, then this is the competition your dreams are made of!
All about the prize Read more »
As part of our initiative to make a positive impact and invest in the lives of Namibian children, Standard Bank Namibia and Liberty Life Namibia assured that Christmas came early this year for the children of Hope Village orphanage. Located in the informal settlement of Goreangab in Katutura, Hope Village is a welfare organization that houses close to 100 orphans and vulnerable children. Read more »
A part of Africa’s heritage, wildlife and pristine wilderness areas are a treasure we as a nation are privileged to have. If you’ve ever ventured into such wilderness sanctuaries, you’ll know how very special it is to view an African leopard in its natural habitat. Read more »
The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) Global Roundtable 2013 came to a close today. Karin Ireton says the scale of environmental devastation in the Philippines is a wake up call that climate change will exaggerate the effect of natural disasters and bring unthinkable disaster.
Everyone at the UNEP FI Global Round Table that people have limited time to make profound systemic change. Read more »
116 hernia surgeons from all over the world embarked on Windhoek for the 7th International Endohernia Society (IEHS) conference held on the 22 – 26 October 2013. Surgeons from The United States of America, United Kingdom, Germany, India, Sweden, Denmark, China and regional SADC countries South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana all attended the 5 day conference where we (SBN) sponsored N$35 000 towards bringing the surgeons to Namibia. Read more »
Mauritius is distinguished both by being a beautiful Indian Ocean island and by recent memory of that icon of extinction, the Dodo. But, as Karin Ireton discovered this week, the country faces some imbalances when it comes to attracting investment and the wellbeing of its people.
Mauritius is distinguished both by being a beautiful Indian Ocean island and by recent memory of that icon of extinction, the Dodo. Read more »