Media release 2010

Standard Bank Group wins GBC award for the Global Fund partnership

9 June 2010

Standard Bank Group wins GBC award for the Global Fund partnership

Standard Bank Group (SBG) has won an Excellence in Business Action award from the Global Business Coalition on HIV/Aids, TB and malaria in the core competency category for the work it has done with the Global Fund.

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Standard Bank Group awarded for sustainable banking efforts

Standard Bank Group (SBG) was announced winner of "The New Economy" magazine's award for Most Sustainable Bank (South Africa) during the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, at the end of January.

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Stanlib wins seven Raging Bull Awards

Stanlib, a member of Standard Bank Group (SBG), won seven Raging Bull Awards, mostly for its fixed income and property funds.

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Standard Bank wins handful of awards in Project Finance Magazine's 2009 'Deals of the Year'

Standard Bank has won five awards from Project Finance Magazine in its 2009 ‘Deals of the Year’.

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Standard Online Share Trading reducing fees

Standard Online Share Trading, one of the largest online brokers in South Africa, is reducing the minimum trading fee to R50. This is effective from 25 January 2010. The reduction makes Standard Online Share Trading the lowest minimum broker in the country.

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Standard Bank Schools Pro20 Challenge launched

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced the launch of the Standard Bank Schools Pro20 Challenge that will see over 300 schools participating nationally.

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Standard Bank Group renews soccer partnership in Mozambique

Standard Bank Group (SBG) has renewed its partnership agreement with the Mozambican Soccer League, the institution that organizes Moçambola, the main soccer competition in the country.

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Provincial government and Standard Bank Group cooperate in affordable housing drive

The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government and Standard Bank Group (SBG) have agreed on a series of measures to identify and develop affordable housing projects across the province.

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Standard Bank and UN collaborate on the Africa carbon asset development

Africa carbon asset development (ACAD), the first facility dedicated to boosting the African carbon market, has launched by awarding several new grants.

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Standard Bank Group's emerging market focus is paying off

Standard Bank Group’s annual results for the year ended 31 December 2009 shows normalised headline earnings of R11 718 million, down 17% on 2008. Normalised headline earnings per share of 757 cents dropped 20% on the previous year. Return on equity was 13.6% (2008: 18.2%).

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FMO and Standard Bank Group and FMO sign US$400m risk sharing facility

Standard Bank Group and the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) have signed a Risk Sharing Facility worth US$400-million. This facility allows the banks to provide additional financing to especially smaller and medium sized enterprises, primarily in Africa.

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Standard Bank Group main bankers to eThekwini Municipality in South Africa

eThekwini Municipality in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, has chosen Standard Bank Group (SBG) as its main bankers for the next five years, commencing 1 October 2010.

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Standard Bank offers free anti-phishing software to customers

Standard Bank is the first South African bank to provide its customers with free anti-phishing software that also protects against online fraud by malware. The new software provides protection against divulging sensitive financial details to unscrupulous third parties when banking online.

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Standard Bank offers "46664" batting incentive at the Standard Bank Pro20 Final

In tribute to the Standard Bank Pro20 final being held in Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth) on Friday 12 March, Standard Bank is offering the batsmen of the Chevrolet Warriors and the bizhub Highveld Lions an exciting batting incentive. The aim to see if any one of them can hit 46664 in sequence at the Standard Bank Pro20 Final.

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Budding business heroes ready to take on the world

A group of 80 budding business heroes have completed a year of intensive training, nurturing and mentoring that has seen them gain a robust set of entrepreneurial skills.

 

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Money talks on radio

Standard Bank Group (SBG) is launching a series on local community radio stations around South Africa called "Money Talks" to help consumers understand the ins and outs of money.

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Standard Bank Group sweeps awards at Global Trade Review (GTR) magazine's 'Best Deals of 2009'

Standard Bank Group (SBG) has been named "Best Trade Finance Bank in Sub-Saharan Africa" at the Global Trade Review (GTR) magazine's awards alongside a sweep of "Best Deals of 2009" awards.

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Standard Bank Group wins GBC award for the Global Fund partnership

9 June 2010

Standard Bank Group wins GBC award for the Global Fund partnership

Standard Bank Group (SBG) has won an Excellence in Business Action award from the Global Business Coalition on HIV/Aids, TB and malaria in the core competency category for the work it has done with the Global Fund.

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