StanChart, Ant Group Deepen Partnership to Drive Green and Inclusive Financeby Fintech News Hong Kong August 1, 2023
Standard Chartered and Ant Group will be deepening their partnership to drive green and inclusive finance, global fund management and sustainable development.
Under the expanded cooperation framework, Standard Chartered will support Ant Group to build its global liquidity and foreign exchange management structure, and further strengthen their collaboration in ESG, digital innovation and inclusive finance.
Both entities will also jointly contribute to tackling global issues such as climate change and ocean protection.
With a partnership that was formed in 2017, Standard Chartered and Ant Group have conducted extensive cooperation in China and multiple markets globally.
Dr. José Viñals, Group Chairman, Standard Chartered PLC, said,
“We are honoured to enter into this extended agreement and deepen our longstanding strategic partnership with Ant Group.
Building on our mutual trust and joint commitment, we look forward to leveraging our shared vision to further our global cooperation in ESG, inclusive finance for SMEs and digital innovation.”
Eric Jing, Chairman and CEO of Ant Group said,
“Ant Group and Standard Chartered are long-term partners. We have always been committed to using technology to assist SMEs in their digital transformation journeys, and jointly promoting global sustainable and inclusive development.
Together with our ecosystem partners, we look forward to expanding our cooperation with Standard Chartered, and further leveraging the expertise from both sides in digital technology, green finance and inclusive finance, to make greater contributions to global sustainable development.”