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World Economic Forum and OECD Launch SDIP ASEAN Hub

  The Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP) is to establish an ASEAN regional hub to advance blended finance for sustainable infrastructure investment in the region SDIP, a collaborative initiative managed by the OECD and the World Economic Forum, brings together a community of 35 governments, banks, pension funds and philanthropic organizations committed to mobilizing $100

Standard Chartered rolls out ‘Unified Payments Interface’ (UPI) for its corporate and financial institutional clients  

10 November 2016, Mumbai – Standard Chartered Bank (the Bank) today announced the launch of ‘Unified Payments Interface’ (UPI) solutions for its corporate and financial institutional as well as commercial banking clients. This will enable the Bank’s clients to send and receive money using a Virtual Payment Address (VPA) without entering additional bank account details.

Standard Chartered announces the winners of the ‘Banking for the Future’ contest

19 September 2016, Mumbai – Standard Chartered Bank India announced the winners of the ‘Banking for the Future’ contest that was aimed at driving the youth to develop innovative ideas to digitise the banking industry. The basic concept was to crowd-source innovative ideas on how digital technologies can be leveraged to transform the financial sector.

STANDARD CHARTERED MUMBAI MARATHON 2016 RAISES RS 28.14 CRORES FOR CHARITY; SURPASSES ALL PREVIOUS EDITIONS

GIVING HAS NO FINISH LINE!   Mumbai, 22nd April 2016: Apart from being Asia’s premier distance running event, the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM) is also the frontrunner in charity. The charity drive associated with the event has continually raised substantial amounts and has yet again shattered records. The 13th edition of the event raised

Seven Financial Technology Startups Selected for the 2015 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

Participants of 2015 Lab are: Bitspark, BondIT, Ironfly Technologies, Moroku, Sparro, Sybenetix, Uniken HONG KONG; July 16, 2015 – Cyber-security solutions, blockchain technology and behavioral analytics applications are some of the innovative services being developed by the seven financial technology entrepreneurs selected to participate in the 2015 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific.   Launched by Accenture (NYSE:

New Partnership to Catalyse Sustainable Development Investments for Developing Countries

The Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP), which includes the World Economic Forum, aims to mobilize $100 billion in private financing over five years The founding members include the governments of Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, USA and UK The SDIP aims to create investment opportunities in water, sanitation, transport, green energy, agriculture, health, telecommunications

SEIKO DEBUTS AS OFFICIAL ‘TIMING PARTNER’ OF STANDARD CHARTERED MUMBAI MARATHON

SEIKO has been the choice of the International Association of Athletics Federations at major Championships across the world since 1985     Bangalore, January 7, 2015:Procam International, India’s leading sports management and marketing company involved in the promotion of national and international sporting events, sports consultancy and live television programming today announced the Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered steps up focus on Priority Banking clients

Bank introduces full suite of solutions to select non-resident expatriates in the UAE   UAE, [9 November,] 2014 – Standard Chartered launched recently a comprehensive, personalised and exclusive suite of financial solutions for non-resident Indian and Pakistani expatriates living in the UAE. The launch was announced during the highly acclaimed Rajasthani folk music – ‘The

Standard Chartered Private Equity announces US$ 35 million equity investment in Al Jazeera Agricultural Company – Jordan

Investment is fifth in the region   UAE, 8 September, 2014 – Standard Chartered Private Equity (“SCPE”) announced today the acquisition of a significant minority stake in Al Jazeera Agricultural Company (“Al Jazeera”), the only fully integrated poultry and chicken feed producer and distributor in Jordan, through an equity investment of US$ 35 million. Al

Standard Chartered Private Equity announces US$ 75 million equity investment in Topaz Energy and Marine

Investment is fourth in the region and first in the UAE   UAE, 20 August, 2014 – Standard Chartered Private Equity (“SCPE”) announced today the acquisition of a minority stake in Topaz Energy and Marine (Bermuda) (“Topaz”), one of the world’s leading offshore support vessel operators, through an equity investment of US$ 75 million. Topaz