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For over 160 years, we’ve been using our unique international network to drive global trade and open up the world.

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COVID-19

Here for good begins by being here for tomorrow

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Standard Chartered: Joining hands, communities are helping the fight against COVID-19

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We’re not here for good enough

We’re always striving to make things bigger, faster, simpler, smarter. Discover how our values are brought to life by these remarkable people and their belief in better.

THE FIRST STEP TOWARDS BETTER What does it take to be better? Never settling for good enough.

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Ship breaking

Every week, one worker dies from the dangerous job of breaking ships. See how we’re working with shipyard owners in Bangladesh to change how things are done in the industry.

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Protecting wildlife

Criminal syndicates kill an elephant every 25 minutes for its tusk. See how we’re working with partners to fight the money laundering that fuels the illegal wildlife trade.

Living longer

With doubling lifespans, it’s become even more important to make better financial decisions earlier. See how we can help you prepare for a longer life, so you can enjoy it on your own terms.