Gender equality deemed essential towards building sustainable society

Gender equality deemed essential towards building sustainable society

VIR's Hong Dung spoke with Michele Wee, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam, about gender equality and SCBVL's achievements in its agenda.
Standard Chartered Vietnam commits MoUs worth $8.5 billion for green projects

Standard Chartered Vietnam commits MoUs worth $8.5 billion for green projects

Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam has recently committed MoUs worth up to $8.5 billion in sustainable financing for three Vietnamese businesses namely T&T Group, Geleximco Group and Van Lang Investment and Education Management Corporation, to support their sustainability goals.
Growth prospects and high hurdles for retail banking

Growth prospects and high hurdles for retail banking

The pandemic is detrimental to most economic sectors, including finance and banking. Harmander Mahal, head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking for Vietnam and Asia Cluster Markets at Standard Chartered Bank, talked with VIR’s Hong Dung how the British lender has weathered the storm and offers his outlook.
Banks lift women-led groups with financing options

Banks lift women-led groups with financing options

Both local and foreign banks are joining forces to promote an inclusive growth and generate more job opportunities by boosting their funding packages to women-led enterprises, hence increasing critical roles of female entrepreneurs in corporate value chains.
Fitch rates Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam “BB” with stable outlook

Fitch rates Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam “BB” with stable outlook

Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam has announced that it has obtained a first-time rating from Fitch at BB and BBB- for its long-term issuer default foreign currency rating and local currency rating respectively. The outlooks on these ratings are stable.