Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking
Industries in transition
With topics around urban transformation, energy transition, the future of transport and critical infrastructure across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, this content series will unearth fresh trends and showcase how we are supporting clients in the transition towards a more sustainable and inclusive future.
“As the effects of climate change are growing ever more threatening, they are also challenging us to innovate, unlock new routes to net zero and foster the acceleration of sustainable development; all of which creates a significant opportunity for the financial sector to respond.”
Chief Sustainability Officer
To achieve net zero emissions by 2050, Asia needs USD37 trillion worth of investment in its energy sector. Priva…
Industries in transition: Meet the CSO
This series of dialogues with various CSOs from different industries will delve into the strategic shifts that are happening in their world, and their personal insights and perspectives in navigating their companies to achieving net zero.
A look at the challenges, triumphs and lessons learned as businesses drive change to build a sustainable future.
Industries in transition podcast: Seaweed is making waves
How is seaweed farming making waves in sustainability and is there enough scale to have a material impact on climate change? In this episode, hear about role that seaweed can play in the fight against global warming and the associated investment opportunities.
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Navigating the path to a just energy transition
Energy companies face a dual challenge – they must decarbonise whilst managing increased demand from emerging and developing economies. In this podcast, ACWA Power’s Marco Arcelli, Petronas’ Charlotte Wolff-Bye and Standard Chartered’s Wan Thonh Chow share insights into how they are navigating the challenges and opportunities the energy transition presents.
We are working alongside key players in the hard-to-abate sectors such as oil and gas and metals and mining, finding opportunities and funding projects for industries to diversify and shift towards new economy sectors.Sujay Shah
Managing Director and Global Head, Cleantech Coverage
A look into the cleantech shape shifters for the year and the opportunities they present to investors
A record number of countries now have hydrogen strategies, yet only two are fully funded. As the world aspires to realize a hydrogen-powered path to net zero emissions, a critical question remains unanswered: Who is going to pay?
The objective of green financing is to ensure more capital is directed to serve the long-term needs of an inclusive, environmentally sustainable economy
Metals and mining
The financial community has an instrumental role to play in moving carbon-intensive sectors like mining and steelmaking towards more sustainable practices, and helping clients explore energy transition opportunities.
Global Head, Metals & Mining
Financing minerals growth is key to the car industry meeting EV market targets.
Our Industries in Transition e-magazine: Metals and Mining edition takes a look at some of the ways that we are supporting our clients in this sector to explore energy transition opportunities.
A sustainable future is possible for the mining industry, but there are significant challenges to overcome. What does the industry’s route to net zero look like?
Commercial real estate
Given our institutional footprint across both developing and developed markets, we are well-placed to support our clients globally in understanding how best to approach the green real estate boom.James Cameron
Global Head of Commercial Real Estate, Standard Chartered
Companies are increasingly embracing sustainability-linked loans to overcome sustainability challenges. Find out how Shui On, a global property developer is doing just this.
Treasurers are seeking sustainability-driven innovations in other areas such as payments and collections. Discover the latest developments.
Amid the global drive to net zero, we must address a critical challenge in the path to decarbonisation: building sector emissions. How can we green the buildings sector?
Oil and gas
We’re supporting the oil and gas sector in the transition to net zero and financing clients in emerging markets where the transition to cleaner energy is a critical part of their journey.
Global Head of Oil & Gas and Chemicals
The role of the capital markets in driving the energy transition
The energy transition has not only created a paradigm shift in the sources of energy supply, but it has also instigated a holistic reconsideration of the methods and processes of the financial sector when deploying capital.
Green data: making the cloud more sustainable
As internet traffic surges, data centres are turning to finance for sustainability solutions.