Standard Chartered Bank Uganda Limited is an international Bank with a rich history spanning over 106 years of existence in the Ugandan market, having opened its doors on 12th August 1912, making it the longest established commercial bank in the country.

It currently has a total of 8 branches in Kampala and Jinja, 32 ATMs, 2 digital banking outlets located at Shell Ntinda and Shell Kaazi, 5 Cash Deposit Machines and a staff complement of over 530.

Our purpose as Standard Chartered Bank Uganda is “Driving commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity”.

Our brand promise, Here for good, captures the essence of who we are. It is about standing by our clients and demonstrating our involvement in local communities across Asia, Africa, the Middle East and around the world, and captures the changing sentiments of the future.

We have 3 business segments that offer core services and products;

1. Retail Banking

Our aspiration is to be the main digital Bank for our clients. We focus on integrating our clients’ needs in everything we do by raising the bar on client experience, providing convenient and reliable channels as well as cutting edge products and solutions for our Personal Banking, Priority and International Banking, Employee Banking and Business Banking clients.

2. Commercial Banking

We offer our clients unique and differentiated product offerings that include working capital lines and trade solutions, cash management solutions plus a range of foreign exchange (FX) products. We service the banking needs of our Medium Enterprises and Local Corporate clients by focusing on the key growth sectors in the economy.

3. Global Banking

Global Banking offers our corporate clients a wide range of differentiated product and services such as trade, cash, lending, FX business and renmibi services among others. We give investment support to key sectors in the economy like oil and gas, infrastructure and energy. We are a reliable partner for Government to provide beneficial solutions and establish ourselves as the main financing partner in the public sector.

Achievements / milestones

  • We were recognised as the first bank in Uganda having started operations in 1912 and acted as the regulator.
  • We were the first bank in Uganda to introduce the ATM system, VISA connectivity via our ATM network and to introduce the VISA Electron debit card.
  • We were the first bank to be licensed to trade government securities as a primary dealer in Africa.
  • We were the first bank to introduce service guarantee on turnaround time for our personal instalment loan products.
  • We were the first bank to introduce 7 Days Banking at our Garden City branch. This has provided convenience and flexibility to our customers.
  • Standard Chartered Bank Uganda was the first bank to offer interest and foreign exchange derivative products in Uganda in 2002. We are also very active and the market leader in the secondary securities market.

Socio – economic impact

According to an independent study on the social and economic impact of our operations in Uganda, Standard Chartered has added value to the economy, supported trade and employment as indicated below;

  • Supported $896 million in value-added impact in Uganda (3.5% of GDP)
  • Supported 491,000 Ugandan jobs (nearly 3.5% of all employed Ugandans)

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Awards For Excellence

2018

Best Online Banking

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2018

Commended Innovation Advancing Digital Customer Experience

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2018

Cybersecurity Excellence for Digital Channels

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2017

Best Cybersecurity Practice

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2017

Best Online Banking

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2016

Best Consumer Digital Bank

Global Finance Magazine

2016

Best Corporate Bank in Uganda and East Africa

The Banker Africa

2016

Best Cybersecurity Practice by Corporate

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2016

Best Digital Bank for Africa

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2016

Best Online Banking

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2015

Best Consumer Digital Bank

Global Finance Magazine

2015

Best Corporate Website

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2015

Best Cybersecurity Practice

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2015

Best Online Banking service

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2015

Recognition for Business Champion for young children

Private Sector Development Award

2014

Best Cybersecurity Practice

Digital Impact Awards Africa

2014

Best in Corporate Social Responsibility

Tumaini Awards

2014

CSR in Health Initiative of the year

Public Health Awards

2014

Recognition for outstanding partnership to ending HIV and AIDS

Recognition for outstanding partnership to ending HIV and AIDS through membership subscription and local resource contribution by The AIDS Support Organisation (TASO)

2013

Best Bank

Public Opinions Uganda Responsible Investment

2013

Best Bank in Quality Standards

Uganda National Bureau of Standards

2013

Best Corporate Award

Tumaini (Children Support)

2013

Best Employer Silver Award

Federation of Uganda Employers Best Employer Silver Award in the Overall Category

2013

Best in Corporate Social Responsibility

Best in Corporate Social Responsibility – Health (Seeing is Believing – the fight against preventable blindness) by the Uganda Chapter on Corporate Social Responsibility

2013

EMEA Finance Best Bank in Uganda

EMEA Finance Best Bank in Uganda 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013

2012

Bank of the Year in Uganda

Financial Times – The Banker – Bank of the Year

2010

Euromoney Best Bank in Uganda

Euromoney Best Bank in Uganda 2009 & 2010

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