The Mauritius Post Ltd. released on May 15, 2012 a Special Commemorative Cover to mark the 10th anniversary of the Standard Chartered Bank in Mauritius.
Standard Chartered Bank (Mauritius) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered PLC, was established in 2002 in Mauritius. It is one of the leading and dynamic international banks in Mauritius. With a strong banking franchise and cross-border capabilities across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, it is well-positioned to support the development and growth of the country.
The Bank employs more than 70 staff locally and is committed to employee diversity. Sustainability efforts is integral to the Bank. It provides three days employee volunteering paid leave that supports various community efforts in Mauritius including supporting environment conservation; underprivileged children; creating awareness on HIV/ AIDS; and a nation-wide vision screening campaign with primary school children.
With over 150 years banking legacy, Standard Chartered Bank today employs more than 87,000 staff worldwide and has an extensive network of branches and outlets in 70 countries. The Bank is listed on the London and Hong Kong stock exchanges, as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.
Standard Chartered Bank also sponsors the Liverpool Football Club since 2010.
Event: 10th Anniversary of Standard Chartered Bank in Mauritius
Release date: May 15, 2012
Cover illustration: View of the Caudan Waterfront, in Port Louis
Stamp: Rs8 (fish repopulation; artificial reefs 1980) of the Ecology issue (2006)