About Us

Standard Chartered

We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in 60 of the world’s most dynamic markets, and serving clients in a further 85. More than 75% of our global footprint overlaps with the Belt & Road markets. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.

Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.

Standard Chartered is one of the oldest international banks in China, with its first branch in Shanghai set up in 1858 and continuous operations thereafter. We were among the first batch of foreign banks locally incorporated in China in 2007. We have outlets across 29 coastal and in-land cities in China, a testimony of our long-term commitment to China.

Standard Chartered has been laurelled with a number of awards in 2019, in recognition of its achievements in different areas, including Shanghai Financial Innovation Award by Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, Best Bank for Sustainable Finance by Global Finance, Best Green Financial Institution by Yicai, Excellent Financial Service Institution by 21st Century Business Herald, Foreign Bank of the Year by the Paper, Best Service Provider for Fintech Partner by the Asset, Best Foreign Bank for Belt & Road Initiative by Global Finance, Best Global Offshore RMB Bond Bookrunner by Caixin, Best Trade Finance Foreign Bank by Trade Finance, Microfinance Product of the Year by the Asian Banker, Outstanding Wealth Management Brand by Shanghai Security News, Top Human Resource Management Award by 51 Job and Best Practice of Poverty Reduction by China Banking Association etc.

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Our Global Presence

We've operated in some of the world's fastest-growing markets for more than 150 years. We aim to lead the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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Here for good

Here for good is the essence of who we are. It's about sticking by our clients and customers through good times and bad, and always trying to do the right thing.

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