Women Want More from Their Bank
Standard Chartered prepared this presentation for use at its Bangladesh Consumer Banking Academy but it has relevance to every market. Excellent detailed discussion of the female economy and the business case for serving it, of women’s current state of satisfaction with the financial services industry (low) and concrete, actionable tactics for addressing this market.
Economic Empowerment: The Learning Journey of Standard Chartered Bank
Standard Chartered started to think about a coordinated approach to addressing gender around 2005, and it has developed an innovative set of initiatives for women in its workplace, in its communities and for its female customers. The bank views all three strands as important for leveraging the Women’s Market and has quickly turned this view into a business imperative and key part of its customer strategy.
Africa: Women’s Economic Empowerment Opens up a World of Opportunity
This research note from Standard Chartered highlights the pivotal role that women can play in Africa’s future growth. Research has shown that when economically empowered, women are more likely to lower household poverty and to invest money in the future of human capital in society.