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Case studies

Expanding in Asia

Asia remains the largest engine of growth for Standard Chartered. In 2008, the Group continued to expand its reach and the range of services in its biggest markets across Greater China, India, Korea and Southeast Asia.

Markets 20

People 55,965

Branches 1,164

ATMs 4,680

Female employees 48%

Standard Chartered expands Islamic Banking in Malaysia

Islamic Banking

Standard Chartered expands Islamic Banking in Malaysia

In response to rising demand for Shariah-compliant products, Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad was launched in Malaysia. Our dedicated Islamic financial centre offers services ranging from property and personal financing to corporate financing.

The world’s largest photovoltaic power plant on Jido Island in SinAn-Gun, South Korea.

Sustainable finance

Supporting renewable energy supply

Standard Chartered is proud of its contribution to the construction of Asia’s largest photovoltaic power plant on Jido Island in SinAn-Gun, South Korea. It began operating in 2008, producing 33,000 MWh of electricity a year – enough to supply 7,200 households.

Diversity & Inclusion

Role models recognised at Women of the Year awards

In Asia, 23 per cent of senior managers are women. Through initiatives such as the Standard Chartered Women of the Year awards in India we continue to encourage greater gender diversity and inclusion.

Tower provides new home for Standard Chartered China

Expansion in China

Tower provides new home for Standard Chartered China

Located in the heart of the financial centre and built to high environmental standards, Standard Chartered Tower is an exciting addition to the Shanghai skyline. The opening marked the Bank’s ongoing commitment to China as we celebrated 150 years in the market.

A new chapter for Vietnam’s banking industry

Local reach

A new chapter for Vietnam’s banking industry

Standard Chartered has secured a local licence of incorporation, a springboard for further development of the business.

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