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HSBC is committed to high standards of corporate governance.
We have a comprehensive range of policies and systems in place to ensure that the bank is well-managed, with effective oversight and control. The pages below give further detail on some of the most important ways we seek to ensure sound governance.
The Board has appointed a number of committees consisting of certain Directors, Group Managing Directors and certain co-opted non-director members.
HSBC has high standards of corporate governance and complies with the applicable code provisions of the UK Financial Reporting Council and the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
The Directors are responsible for internal control in HSBC and for reviewing its effectiveness.
HSBC’s senior financial officers have to comply with a set of principles governing honest and ethical conduct.
Employee share plans help align the interests of staff with those of shareholders.