Insight archive

Green finance

  • 25 Feb 2022

    Our financed emissions targets

    HSBC’s Group Chief Sustainability Officer Celine Herweijer explains our approach for two carbon-intensive sectors.

  • 14 Dec 2021

    How we’re enabling the transition from coal to clean

    Our coal policy will facilitate a just transition to net zero for developed and developing countries.

  • 27 Oct 2021

    Seven steps to tackle a USD50 trillion challenge

    Getting supply chains to net zero will require creative solutions, according to HSBC and BCG.

  • 11 Oct 2021

    Why COP26 is the world’s make-or-break climate moment

    The summit needs to accelerate global climate policies, says HSBC’s Wai-Shin Chan.

  • 13 Jul 2021

    Businesses have woken up to net zero

    Talk on taking climate action must turn into tangible progress soon, says HSBC’s Ian Stuart.

  • 06 Jan 2021

    Five climate trends for 2021

    HSBC’s Daniel Klier examines the themes likely to dominate the run-up to the COP26 conference in November.

  • 22 Dec 2020

    Decisive decade ahead for climate finance

    Progress has been made in the five years since the Paris Agreement – but bigger changes are coming.

  • The launch of an ESG index in Dubai this year has helped the growth of the sustainable finance market in the Middle East

    23 Oct 2020

    The Middle East’s path to a sustainable future

    Green finance will be key to the region’s low-carbon transition, says HSBC’s Nour Safa.

  • 14 Oct 2020

    ESG investing remains key
    during COVID-19

    A new HSBC survey highlights how sustainable finance is moving into the mainstream of capital markets.

  • Heavy rain causes flooding in Ho Chi Minh City ( Saigon ) Thu Thiem District 2

    12 Oct 2020

    Climate is Asia’s next crisis

    Find out why the region must take more steps to mitigate climate change – and adapt to it.

  • aerial view of The Solid Contact Clarifier Tank type Sludge Recirculation in Water Treatment plant

    29 Sep 2020

    How to drive investment in sustainable infrastructure

    A global labelling system for green projects could boost investor confidence and attract more private capital.

  • 22 Sep 2020

    Climate in the COVID era

    As COVID-19 sharpens investors’ focus on environmental, social and governance issues, we highlight six developments to watch.

  • Bird eye view of Surat Thani fly in the morning

    10 Jul 2020

    Investing in a sustainable recovery

    Group Chief Executive Noel Quinn says the aftermath of COVID-19 offers an opportunity to build a more resilient and just economy.

  • Blue flames on a gas cooker ring

    29 Jun 2020

    Why transition finance is essential

    The financial system must step up efforts to help high-carbon industries cut emissions.

  • Two red-eyed tree frogs

    17 Jun 2020

    Biodiversity in the balance

    With 1 million species under threat, investors have a key role to play in protecting the planet.

  • Blue lorry on wet road

    12 Jun 2020

    Cut the muck from trucks

    Biofuel, hydrogen, batteries – what is the best way to make heavy goods vehicles greener?

  • 20 May 2020

    Cloudy now, brighter later

    Why solar panel installation is set to bounce back after the short-term shock of coronavirus.

  • 12 May 2020

    A green reboot for the global economy

    The recovery following COVID-19 presents a chance to create a more sustainable future.

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