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Standard Chartered - leading the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East

We are a leading international banking group, with more than 86,000 employees and a 150-year history in some of the world’s most dynamic markets. We bank the people and companies driving investment, trade and the creation of wealth across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, where we earn around 90 per cent of our income and profits. 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 as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.

In China, the Bank set up its first branch in Shanghai in 1858 and has remained in operation throughout the past 155 years. Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited is one of the first foreign banks to locally incorporate in China in April 2007. This demonstrates the Bank’s commitment to the China market, and its leading position as a foreign bank in the banking industry. Standard Chartered has one of the largest foreign bank networks in China – with 25 branches, 78 sub-branches and 1 Village Bank, totally 104 outlets, including the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Sub-Branch opened in March 2014.

Standard Chartered China has been laurelled with a number of awards since 2012, honouring its achievements and endeavours in different areas including the 2013 “China Best Employer” and “Best Employer for Social Responsibility” by Peking University and Zhilian.com, “Best Practice of Social Responsibility Award” by China Banking Association, “2013 Shanghai CSR Innovation Award” by AmCham, “Shanghai Financial Innovation Award” by Shanghai Municipal Government, “Best SME Services Bank” by CBRC, “Top 10 Trade Finance Bank” by MOFCOM, “Best SME Banking Service Provider” by China Centre for Promotion of SME Development , “Most Popular Derivatives Market Maker”, “Best Member for Interbank Foreign Exchange Market , “Star Member for Derivatives Trading”” by China Foreign Exchange Trade System, “Online Banking Innovation Award for Best Customer Experience” by China Online Banking Promotion Union, “Best Social Media Award” by Asian Banker, “Best Chinese Bank Award” in the entries of “Treasury and Cash Management Bank”, “Trade Finance Provider” and “Mutual Fund” by Global Finance, and “Best Brand for Supply Chain Finance”, “Best Cross-border Transaction”, and “Best Corporate Online Banking” by CFO magazine.

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Speaking Up

Standard Chartered Bank (the “Bank”) is committed to maintaining a culture of the highest ethics and integrity, and in compliance with all applicable law, regulation and internal policy. As part of this commitment, the Bank has a ‘Speaking Up’ programme through which genuine concerns in this regard can be raised. Members of the public can securely raise Speaking Up concerns through this hyperlink, which is hosted on behalf of the Bank by a third party ‘InTouch’. Examples of concerns that can be raised through this website are concerns that relate to accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing matters and concerns relating to bribery or banking and financial crime. Concerns received will be forwarded to the Bank’s investigations team for review. Complaints relating to SCB banking services should not be raised through this site in the first instance, but through the SCB branch network, contact centres, Relationship Managers or the ‘Contact Us’ webpage.


Please note that this hyperlink will bring to you to another website on the Internet, which is operated by InTouch, an independent company appointed by the Bank to support its Speaking Up programme. Please be mindful that when you click on the link and open a new window in your browser, you will be subject to the additional terms of use of the website that you are going to visit.