As a business operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people.
We want a connected workforce that reflects the communities where we operate and helps us meet the needs of customers from all walks of life. Different ideas and perspectives help us innovate, manage risk, and grow the business in a sustainable way.
Being inclusive is an expression of our values to be dependable, open and connected. We want HSBC to be a place where people are valued, respected and supported to achieve their potential – and we are striving to build an environment where people feel they can speak up to help us remove barriers to success, and collaborate to put the best ideas into practice.
Diversity and inclusion is part of who we are at HSBC. It is vital to the future of our business.
Our employees lead seven global networks to promote diversity and make sure everyone feels included. They focus on gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, working parents and disability.
Birgit Neu, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, HSBC, explains why an inclusive working culture at the bank is good for business.
Improving gender balance
Group Chief Executive John Flint has signed up to the 30% Club CEO Campaign commitment to reach 30 per cent women in senior leadership roles across the bank globally by 2020.
We’ve outlined our commitment to improving gender balance as part of our UK gender pay gap report.