Standard Bank is changing their image and Moving Forward, so to help their clients make the right connections and reach their full potential. Let Standard Bank be the bank that takes you from where you are, to where you want to be.

Living our values

Standard Bank Group is built on a solid set of values, which includes respecting difference in any form: gender, age, race, skin colour, religion, ideology, sexual orientation, or disability. We also value difference in culture, ethnic or national origin, and political and philosophical conviction.

We expect our colleagues in every country to at all time reflect the values of Standard Bank Group.

Do your bit to Change Climate Change

On 28 March 2015 at 8.30 pm (CAT), we will be supporting Earth Hour, a symbolic event to raise awareness around climate change.

Climate change is happening and will affect all of us in our lifetimes. There are many things we can do as a company and as individuals to reduce the impact of climate change. At Standard Bank Group, we will be turning off the lights in buildings we own around the world for one hour. You can do the same at home to raise awareness with your friends and family.

IRONMAN African Championship

The Standard Bank IRONMAN® African Championship is taking place this Sunday, 29 March, in Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. It attracts some of the biggest triathletes from around the world who participate in one of the hardest events to be held on South African soil.

Raynard Tissink’s advice has helped to prepare you for the Ironman African Championship on Sunday and will help you to move forward and achieve your own personal fitness goals.

Here are Raynard’s tips leading up to the big race:

Keep moving forward

You don’t need to be competing in the IRONMAN triathlon series to benefit from Raynard Tissink’s advice. His guidance will help you to move forward and achieve your own personal fitness goals.

Here are Raynard’s tips on how to get marathon ready:

Running a marathon on its own can be difficult. Running one after a 3.8km swim and a 180km bike ride is a huge challenge. Your legs feel like jelly and those first few steps off the bike feel like you’re running through quick sand.

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There’s a surprise twist in who represents Sebe in the lobola negoatiations.

Ngwazi offers to pay back all the money he owes Portia. Will she accept it?

Petrus learns that paying lobola in cash isn’t always the safest option.

You can listen to and download this episode in 10 of the official languages:

English
isiNdebele
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Conquering the bike

You don’t need to be competing in the IRONMAN triathlon series to benefit from Raynard Tissink’s advice. His guidance will help you to move forward and achieve your own personal fitness goals.

Here are Raynard’s tips on how to get bike ready:

The bike leg of any IRONMAN® race is essentially where the race is “won or lost”. Spend too much energy on the bike, and even the strongest runners will be reduced to walking on the marathon, so pace is critical. There are many other factors that can influence your cycle, here are a few tips to conserve energy on race day:

Keeping your head above the water

You don’t need to be competing in the IRONMAN triathlon series to benefit from Raynard Tissink’s advice. His guidance will help you to move forward and achieve your own personal fitness goals.

Here are Raynard’s tips on how to keep your head above the water:

Unleash your IRONMAN

Standard Bank has been filled with the spirit of IRONMAN and the anticipation continues to mount as we count down the weeks to Africa's biggest race of the year in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, at the end of March.

As part of our commitment to moving our clients, staff and athletes forward, we are introducing a series of fitness training blogs providing professional guidance, information and tips to get you race ready.

Standard Bank Group results for 2014 shows steady growth in Africa

This morning we released our financial results for 2014. Standard Bank Group continued steady growth in Africa during the year following a steady realignment of the our resources to focus on the continent, including the sale of 60% of our global markets business outside Africa to our strategic partner, ICBC.



Headline earnings from continuing operations increased 20% to R21,1-billion, boosted by good revenue growth of 15%. However, our headline earnings were affected by the performance of the discontinued global markets outside Africa business and increased by only 1% to R17,3-billion.

Annual results discussion live this Thursday

This Thursday we’ll be announcing Standard Bank Group’s financial results for 2014.

You can watch a live webcast at 11.30am (CAT) during which our leadership team will discuss the results. They will also take questions. Visit www.standardbank.com/reporting to register for the webcast.

You may also follow www.twitter.com/SBGroup for live updates throughout the presentation. Use #SBGresults to be part of the conversation.

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