Equator principles for project finance

Equator principles for project finance
2 February 2009
Standard Bank Group announced that it is an Equator Principles Financial Institution (EPFI), having adopted and integrated all 10 of the Equator Principles which relate to Project Finance.
Projects financed by EPFIs are required to be socially responsible and reflect sound environmental management practices.
The Equator […]

ODI side celebrates No.1 ranking

ODI side celebrates No.1 ranking
Cricket South Africa paid tribute to Johan Botha and his Standard Bank Proteas ODI squad for beating Australia 4-1 at the WACA on Friday, a victory which has clinched the number one spot in the Reliance Mobile ICC ratings for South Africa.
Gerald Majola, CSA CEO, said, “Very […]

City’s housing contract with major banks delivers

City’s housing contract with major banks delivers
The second stage of an agreement signed three years ago between the City of Cape Town and three major banks to provide affordable housing for middle income people, reaches fruition this week when Standard Bank starts marketing two housing projects in Elsies River.
The City of Cape […]

We help HIV grant recipients

We help HIV grant recipients
Standard Bank signs partnership with The Global Fund, the world’s leading donor in the fight against HIV/Aids, Malaria and Tuberculosis
We are pleased to advise that Standard Bank has signed a partnership agreement with The Global Fund to provide pro bono services in selected African countries.
The Global Fund (TGF) is […]

Community investment fund launched

Community investment fund launched
Standard Bank has extended an innovative project aimed at lending to informal businesses to Gauteng. This is the first Community investment Fund to be set up in the province following the successful rollout of six identical funds in the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu Natal and Limpopo provinces.
The bank has partnered with […]

SACA announces launch of Standard Bank rankings

SACA announces launch of Standard Bank rankings
The South African Cricketers’ Association (SACA) today announced the launch of a unique player ranking system for South African domestic professional cricket designed by the players and sponsored by Standard Bank.
The Standard Bank Rankings will rank domestic players based on points earned in batting, bowling and fielding […]

Inside Edge - It’s back, live and better than ever!

Inside Edge - It’s back, live and better than ever!
Tighter, brighter and punchier - that’s the flavour of the new Inside Edge cricket magazine programme being re-launched on SuperSport 2 next Tuesday evening (January 27).
Sponsored by Standard Bank, the show has been revamped to reflect cricket’s fast-changing world. Inserts will be more modern, […]

Standard Bank partners with Fabcos to fund SMEs

Standard Bank partners with Fabcos to fund SMEs
Standard Bank and Fabcos (Foundation for African Business and Consumer Services) have entered into a partnership agreement which could see Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) accessing an estimated R400m in loan funding.
The partnership is aimed exclusively at Fabcos members, the majority of whom are SMEs. Fabcos was […]

More awards for Standard Bank

More awards for Standard Bank
Project Finance International, a leading project finance magazine, has awarded African Infrastructure Deal of the Year for the Lekki-Epe Expressway and African Power Deal of the Year for Rabai Power Project in Kenya, both of which involved Standard Bank in key roles.
The Lekki Project is a 30-year contract that […]