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Navigate the future

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

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

COVID-19: how to balance protection and preparedness for your SME business

Many businesses are assessing the risk and vulnerability in their operations. We explain how to develop an effective risk and…

Many businesses are assessing the risk and vulnerability in their operations. We explain how to develop an effective risk and…

COVID-19: The world’s biggest ever technology pilot

The power of the digital workplace has never been clearer

The power of the digital workplace has never been clearer

Navigate the future | 17 Aug 2020

Why cloud adoption is not an option but a necessity for banks

The bank of the future is here and if we are to stay in business, cloud adoption is clearly non-negotiable

The bank of the future is here and if we are to stay in business, cloud adoption is clearly non-negotiable

Navigate the future | 11 Aug 2020

COVID-19 has highlighted the resource sector’s vulnerabilities

Now might be the time for the natural resource sector to think seriously about sustainability

Now might be the time for the natural resource sector to think seriously about sustainability

Navigate the future | 23 Jul 2020

Four factors CIOs must consider during COVID-19

How to keep employees connected and able to run the business as usual

How to keep employees connected and able to run the business as usual

Navigate the future | 5 May 2020

Could small businesses play a key role in the COVID-19 recovery?

Upon opening a new sub-branch to support Wuhan SMEs, our China Head of Business Banking shares his views

Upon opening a new sub-branch to support Wuhan SMEs, our China Head of Business Banking shares his views

Navigate the future | 4 May 2020

Cybersecurity threats are much closer than you think

Cheri McGuire, our Group Chief Information Security Officer, and cyberpsychologist Dr Mary Aiken, on the evolution of cybersecurity and how…

Cheri McGuire, our Group Chief Information Security Officer, and cyberpsychologist Dr Mary Aiken, on the evolution of cybersecurity and how…

Navigate the future | 17 Jun 2019

Step inside our Hong Kong virtual bank

We recently won a licence to operate a virtual bank in Hong Kong. Deniz Güven, our new bank’s CEO, gives…

We recently won a licence to operate a virtual bank in Hong Kong. Deniz Güven, our new bank’s CEO, gives…

Navigate the future | 29 May 2019

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

Rewiring the DNA in banking

The Global Head of our innovation hub SC Ventures on transforming banking with intrapreneurs, fintechs and new business models

The Global Head of our innovation hub SC Ventures on transforming banking with intrapreneurs, fintechs and new business models

Navigate the future | 2 Nov 2018

Digital architects: inside the world of a UX designer

Our in-house user experience (UX) experts on how to build the ideal working experience

Our in-house user experience (UX) experts on how to build the ideal working experience

Navigate the future | 1 Nov 2018

The digital treasurer of the future

Tech disruption is inevitable. Treasurers should embrace change to improve efficiency and turn themselves into key business advisers

Tech disruption is inevitable. Treasurers should embrace change to improve efficiency and turn themselves into key business advisers

Navigate the future | 21 Sep 2018

Welcome to the ‘smart bank’

Why we’re applying for a virtual banking licence in Hong Kong

Why we’re applying for a virtual banking licence in Hong Kong

Navigate the future | 13 Jun 2018

Why bitcoin isn’t a real threat to major currencies – any time soon

Cryptocurrencies are disrupting the financial landscape, but their challenge to traditional currencies may be limited

Cryptocurrencies are disrupting the financial landscape, but their challenge to traditional currencies may be limited

Navigate the future | 24 Apr 2018

Going digital in Africa

Our first digital-only bank in Africa is bridging the gap between traditional banking and generation digital

Our first digital-only bank in Africa is bridging the gap between traditional banking and generation digital

Navigate the future | 27 Mar 2018