Sustainable Deposits

Sustainable and responsible banking

Our vision is to be the world’s most sustainable and responsible bank. We’re committed to sustainable social and economic development through our business, operations and communities.

Our approach

We are committed to promoting economic and social development in our markets.

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Position statements

We embed our values and philosophy into our working practices.

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Stakeholders, standards and policies

We engage stakeholders and manage our approach through standards and policies.

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Impact and reporting

We measure our sustainability impact and share progress through our reports.

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Our approach

We aim to embed sustainable practices through our business, operations and communities.

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Sustainable Finance

As a leading financial institution, we promote sustainable finance in our markets. We're  committed to supporting sustainable economic growth, expanding renewables financing and investing in sustainable infrastructure where it is needed most.

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Responsible Company

We strive to be a responsible company, fighting financial crime, minimising our environmental impact, investing in our people and embedding our values across our business in the markets where we operate.

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Inclusive Communities

We promote economic inclusion in our markets, delivering community programmes aimed at tackling inequality. Through Futuremakers by Standard Chartered, we support young people to learn new skills, get job-ready and start their own businesses.

INSIGHTS See how we’re helping people, businesses and economies to prosper

Impact is more important than league tables

Driving sustainable finance to where it matters most is key to delivering the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Sourcing soy sustainably: our new approach for clients

We'll support clients who are committed to sustainable sourcing from Brazil's Cerrado region

Explore our world | 26 Aug 2020

Private equity may hold the key to the delivery of the SDGs

With funding desperately needed to meet the UN's Sustainable Development Goals could private equity be the answer?

Explore our world | 27 Jul 2020

Where our COVID-19 relief donations are going

From Nepal and India to the UK and the US, donations from our COVID-19 Global Charitable Fund have started to…

Explore our world | 22 Jun 2020

Collective action is key for a sustainable future

Our Chairman on why banks have an obligation to help change the world post COVID-19

Grow your wealth | 22 Jun 2020

The 21-year-old helping the visually impaired avoid a medicine mix up

After enrolling in our Futuremakers entrepreneurship programme, Wu discovered a simple and effective way to help millions of people in…

Explore our world | 18 Jun 2020

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