Standard Bank: The consequences of climate change
/ 29 January 2024

Standard Bank: The consequences of climate change

The consequences of climate change span every aspect of people’s lives — how we earn income, produce and consume food and respond to climate change. The insurance industry, and importantly its clients and citizens at large, are not spared by the severe weather patterns caused by climate change. Is there more we can do to mitigate the risks?

Banking on the rule of law
/ 27 November 2023

Banking on the rule of law

Reflections on a tough, but necessary, week for Standard Bank, democracy and the economy

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Climate change: Challenges, opportunities and the road ahead
/ 28 October 2023

Climate change: Challenges, opportunities and the road ahead

Collaboration between the government and academia could help mitigate climate change in South Africa, professor says

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Standard Bank ready and willing to aid finance grid expansion
/ 4 October 2023

Standard Bank ready and willing to aid finance grid expansion

The effort, needed for renewable capacity to come online, will cost about R210 billion

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Some more equal than others in South Africa’s economic tug of war
/ 8 August 2023

Some more equal than others in South Africa’s economic tug of war

With labour seemingly sidelined in talks affecting the economy’s future, big business isn’t as hard done by as some believe

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Business lobby: Chief executives extend helping hand to SA – not the ANC
/ 2 August 2023

Business lobby: Chief executives extend helping hand to SA – not the ANC

During a media briefing, business leaders said their work with government could deliver the growth needed to arrest the economic crisis

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SA banks brace for interest rate bust-up
/ 1 July 2023

SA banks brace for interest rate bust-up

A higher cost of borrowing is generally good for bank profit margins – until it isn’t

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Financial manager up for scamming North West maize mill of R9.1m
/ 18 April 2023

Financial manager up for scamming North West maize mill of R9.1m

Reginald Scholtz allegedly created bogus companies and paid himself in more than 61 transactions

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How to rent-to-own a solar
/ 23 February 2023

How to rent-to-own a solar

Various financing companies are offering consumers the option to pay a monthly fee for solar energy and they will own the equipment after a certain period of time

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Standard Bank employee ‘steals’ R6.3 million in clever scam
/ 25 January 2023

Standard Bank employee ‘steals’ R6.3 million in clever scam

Henry McMurray allegedly added zeros to amounts as low as R47 in the apparent theft

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Standard Bank flags Mashatile’s ‘stealthy’ bid for ANC presidency
/ 19 November 2022

Standard Bank flags Mashatile’s ‘stealthy’ bid for ANC presidency

The bank says the ANC treasurer general has positioned himself as the perfect ‘compromise candidate’ for party president

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Absa’s Arrie Rautenbach long game can’t save bank from transformation critics
/ 6 April 2022

Absa’s Arrie Rautenbach long game can’t save bank from transformation critics

Rautenbach’s retail track record put him in good stead — and inadequate succession planning helped too

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