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Digital transformation

COVID-19 has created a perfect storm of disruption and prompted companies to think about what they must do to survive and thrive.

This series explores digitalisation trends accelerated by the pandemic to build resilience, efficiency and achieve transformative growth.

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Mending broken supply chains

Find out which technological innovations are redefining the future of supply chain finance, and how to best leverage them.

Making it easier for businesses in Africa to join the B2B e-commerce bandwagon

Africa presents vast opportunities in e- commerce but businesses must overcome challenges around infrastructure, logistics and financial inclusion.

Can blockchain revolutionise capital markets?

There are three reasons why blockchain can radically transform capital markets to benefit all participants.

Embracing data’s disruptive powers to democratise financial markets

Democratising financial markets is essential to achieve financial inclusion, and fintechs can play a key role.

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Transforming the last mile in Middle East’s e-commerce boom

The Middle East e-commerce market is booming and the priority for businesses is to ramp up their digital preparedness and take advantage of the boom.

Transforming the last mile in Middle East’s e-commerce boom

The Middle East e-commerce market is booming and the priority for businesses is to ramp up their digital preparedness and take advantage of the boom.

2021 Global Trade Outlook: Reasons for optimism

Will global trade rebound in 2021? There are four reasons for optimism.

2021 Global Trade Outlook: Reasons for optimism

Will global trade rebound in 2021? There are four reasons for optimism.

Transforming B2B into B2B e-commerce

B2B e-commerce is the fastest growing segment for many companies. Learn about the two distinct trends that are driving the transformation of B2B e-commerce, and how to navigate it.

Transforming B2B into B2B e-commerce

B2B e-commerce is the fastest growing segment for many companies. Learn about the two distinct trends that are driving the transformation of B2B e-commerce, and how to navigate it.

Safer technology – Safer financial institutions?

By adding a human perspective to cyber security, learn how SafetyTech is helping FIs to fight financial crime and promote financial inclusion.

Safer technology – Safer financial institutions?

By adding a human perspective to cyber security, learn how SafetyTech is helping FIs to fight financial crime and promote financial inclusion.

Pakistan e-commerce - paving the way for digital payments transformation

Find out how Pakistan’s e-commerce market which is among the fastest growing with an estimated value of around $13 billion, is paving the way for digital payments transformation.

Pakistan e-commerce - paving the way for digital payments transformation

Find out how Pakistan’s e-commerce market which is among the fastest growing with an estimated value of around $13 billion, is paving the way for digital payments transformation.

Three reasons why Thailand is expected to become a regional e-commerce powerhouse

There are three reasons why Thailand is expected to become a regional e-commerce powerhouse by 2025.

Three reasons why Thailand is expected to become a regional e-commerce powerhouse

There are three reasons why Thailand is expected to become a regional e-commerce powerhouse by 2025.

Industry collaboration and co-creation to drive innovation and agility

There is an increasing need for innovation and agility in financial services which is making industry collaboration and co-creation vital. Find out how we are helping to drive actionable outcomes.

Industry collaboration and co-creation to drive innovation and agility

There is an increasing need for innovation and agility in financial services which is making industry collaboration and co-creation vital. Find out how we are helping to drive actionable outcomes.

Unlocking the promise of digital payments

Learn how industry wide collaboration is going to help unlock the potential of B2B digital payments.

Unlocking the promise of digital payments

Learn how industry wide collaboration is going to help unlock the potential of B2B digital payments.

Views and Insights

Transforming the last mile in Middle East’s e-commerce boom

The Middle East e-commerce market is booming and the priority for businesses is to ramp up their digital preparedness and…

4 Jan 2021

2021 Global Trade Outlook: Reasons for Optimism

A rapid rebound in EM export volumes supports market expectations for a V-shaped recovery in 2021.

14 Dec 2020

Navigating Asia’s B2B e-commerce surge

Asia may be leading the transformation in B2B e-commerce but there are still untapped opportunities.

7 Dec 2020

Harmonising data exchange: the key to upgrading payments

A coordinated effort among industry members is key to achieve the promise of digital payments, and data is central to…

3 Dec 2020

Transforming B2B into B2B e-commerce

More and more companies are embracing B2B e-commerce, and there are two distinct trends driving this boom.

1 Dec 2020

Safer technology – Safer financial institutions?

What is Safety Tech, and how does it help FIs to fight financial crime and promote financial inclusion?

17 Nov 2020

Central Bank Digital Currencies: a new frontier in digital payments

With 80% of central banks world-wide exploring the use of CBDCs, get ready for it to go mainstream.

3 Nov 2020

Unlocking the promise of digital payments – three focus areas

The world is moving towards a cashless future. The benefits for both consumers and businesses - convenience, cost and speed…

1 Oct 2020

Winds of change: three ways Asia’s corporate treasurers are digitising

Digitisation is driving improvements in treasurers’ cash and liquidity management in Asia to safeguard against future disruption.

24 Sep 2020

Middle East and Africa corporate treasurers forge ahead into the digital era

Once seen as latecomers in the adoption of technology, swathes of Africa and the Middle East are now surging forward.

17 Sep 2020

Why Straight Through Processing (STP) efforts in post-trade need to go multi-lateral

Only by aligning all players along the custody value chain in a multi-lateral effort, will we be able to make…

7 Oct 2020

Building diversity in leadership: Meet Standard Chartered’s Sibos 2020 STAR scholar and mentor

Both at Sibos and beyond, Standard Chartered remains commited to building a diverse pool of future ready leadership talent.

6 Oct 2020

Accelerating digitalisation to thrive in a post-COVID-19 world

Many mid-corporates are still not as data-driven, customer-oriented, and agile as they should be. To weather the unpredictability of COVID-19,…

22 Sep 2020

War on cash – the automatic choice

Here’s how digital transformation is enabling corporate treasurers to build business resilience.

26 Aug 2020

Three ways COVID-19 is transforming fintech

All signs point to fintech being a standout sector during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond, both for business and investment…

5 May 2020

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