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Our take on the technology and trends disrupting world markets, and how to seize the opportunities

Disrupt or be disrupted: Unlocking digital transformation in Bangladesh

Our relationship with financial services is constantly shifting. As the world continues to mount an unparalleled response to an unprecedented…

Our relationship with financial services is constantly shifting. As the world continues to mount an unparalleled response to an unprecedented…

Navigate the future | 27 Jun 2022

Impact where it matters most

Our markets across Asia, Africa and the Middle East are most at risk from climate change and wider ESG threats.…

Our markets across Asia, Africa and the Middle East are most at risk from climate change and wider ESG threats.…

Navigate the future | 19 Nov 2021

Why we must deliver a just and equitable transition to net zero

COP26 will be crucial in delivering a just transition for the entire world

COP26 will be crucial in delivering a just transition for the entire world

Navigate the future | 28 Oct 2021

Using tech to create employment for the future

Those who believe technology will replace humans in the workplace are not viewing the challenge—or the opportunity—through the right lens.

Those who believe technology will replace humans in the workplace are not viewing the challenge—or the opportunity—through the right lens.

Navigate the future | 11 Aug 2021

Net zero by 2050: Companies to ditch suppliers endangering transition plans

How long will companies continue to work with supply chain partners hindering their net-zero transition?

How long will companies continue to work with supply chain partners hindering their net-zero transition?

Navigate the future | 30 Jul 2021

Asia beckons!

Asia's fast-changing landscape is fuelling the global recovery, providing exciting opportunities for businesses that can act decisively.

Asia's fast-changing landscape is fuelling the global recovery, providing exciting opportunities for businesses that can act decisively.

Navigate the future | 8 Feb 2021

India’s bright future in energy

With renewable energy investment on the rise and the coal sector starting to feel the pressure, what are the risks…

With renewable energy investment on the rise and the coal sector starting to feel the pressure, what are the risks…

Navigate the future | 21 Jan 2021

Six sustainability trends to watch in 2021

With 2020 coming to an end, what will be on the sustainability agenda for the next 12 months? We look…

With 2020 coming to an end, what will be on the sustainability agenda for the next 12 months? We look…

Navigate the future | 17 Dec 2020

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

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

Measurement is key to hitting the Paris Agreement goals

Banks pledge to tackle climate change but how do they know if they're making a difference? Several banks – including…

Banks pledge to tackle climate change but how do they know if they're making a difference? Several banks – including…

Navigate the future | 21 Sep 2020

Say hello to Mox and a new way of banking

Mox CEO Deniz Güven explains why the new virtual bank, backed by Standard Chartered, is changing the way we think…

Mox CEO Deniz Güven explains why the new virtual bank, backed by Standard Chartered, is changing the way we think…

Navigate the future | 17 Sep 2020

Embracing disruption: the future of banking

Our Group Chief Information Officer, Dr Michael Gorriz, on the trends that are changing banking, and what it will take…

Our Group Chief Information Officer, Dr Michael Gorriz, on the trends that are changing banking, and what it will take…

Navigate the future | 7 Nov 2018

How close is a password-free world?

Biometric authentication promises convenience and security in more ways than you can imagine

Biometric authentication promises convenience and security in more ways than you can imagine

Navigate the future | 21 Sep 2017

Seven ways we will bank in the future

Could we soon live in a cashless world and get real-time financial advice?

Could we soon live in a cashless world and get real-time financial advice?

Navigate the future | 14 Sep 2017

Six ways blockchain will revolutionise banking and commerce

From real-time transactions to reducing fraud, blockchain is a gamechanger for institutions across the world

From real-time transactions to reducing fraud, blockchain is a gamechanger for institutions across the world

Navigate the future | 7 Sep 2017

How blockchain will transform banking

There has been a lot of buzz about blockchain, but how will this new technology really change the way we…

There has been a lot of buzz about blockchain, but how will this new technology really change the way we…

Navigate the future | 5 Sep 2017

China: reinventing through robotics

With more investment in automation, China’s manufacturers are moving up the value chain

With more investment in automation, China’s manufacturers are moving up the value chain

Navigate the future | 11 Jul 2017

Digital with a human touch

Technology is rewriting the rulebook for human interaction

Technology is rewriting the rulebook for human interaction

Navigate the future | 6 Jun 2017