Standard Bank was established in 1862 and it is now one of South Africa’s largest financial services groups, operating in 20 countries across Africa and other key markets around the world.

Standard Bank continues to position the group for the future, putting customers and clients at the center of everything they do. In line with the realities of risk, regulation, technology and competition that are shaping the African landscape, they are investing significantly in diversified operations, people and culture, systems and infrastructure, and their brand.

To that end, Standard Bank introduced Up Squad. Up Squad is an annual competition open to all PBB SA, G2, RoA, Channel and PBB Enabling Functions employees, during which they knowledge share their implemented innovations that they are using to change life in the Bank.

What’s Inside >> Learn How Standard Bank

  • Engaged their employees in problem solving
  • Prototyped a new tool for ATMs
  • Reduced overall downtime
2016 Innovation Award Runner-Up: Standard Bank