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Green finance

  • 14 Nov 2019

    Cutting congestion lifts growth

    Making it easier to get around cities could boost the economy and protect people’s health.

  • 16 Oct 2019

    Green finance in the slow lane

    The world is far short of where it needs to be on sustainable investment, says HSBC’s Daniel Klier.

  • 26 Sep 2019

    Financing the low-carbon economy

    Financial institutions need to work together to address the climate challenge, says Noel Quinn.

  • 24 Sep 2019

    Sustainable investing takes centre stage

    Most investors expect to buy more green, social or sustainable bonds in the future, our survey finds.

  • 23 Aug 2019

    Towards the zero-carbon city

    HSBC’s Greg Clark explains why city leaders have a key role to play in the transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • 11 Jul 2019

    HSBC named best for sustainable finance

    The bank has won recognition for its work to support the transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • 02 Jul 2019

    Moving green finance to the mainstream

    The financial sector must do more in the fight against climate change, says HSBC’s Daniel Klier.

  • 08 Apr 2019

    Our ESG Update

    HSBC’s latest ESG report outlines how the bank is working to meet its wider responsibilities.

  • 07 Nov 2018

    HSBC hits USD25bn sustainability milestone

    The bank has set itself a target of providing USD100 billion in sustainable financing by 2025.

  • 12 Sep 2018

    ESG becomes a priority

    Companies need to manage their wider impact on society if they wish to attract investors.

  • 20 Jun 2018

    Green opportunities on the Belt and Road

    The Belt and Road Initiative is a key part of China’s efforts to tackle climate change.

  • 14 Jun 2018

    Developing the green bond market

    Green bonds have an important part to play in tackling climate change, says HSBC’s John Flint.

  • 20 Apr 2018

    HSBC strengthens energy policy

    The bank will stop financing new coal-fired power as it works to support a low-carbon economy.

  • 13 Dec 2017

    Investing responsibly

    Climate change is a risk that no long-term investor can afford to ignore, says Stephanie Maier.

  • 27 Nov 2017

    HSBC launches sustainable bond

    The money raised will support projects with social, economic and environmental benefits.

  • 13 Nov 2017

    Climate debate heats up

    Businesses are stepping up their efforts to combat climate change, says HSBC’s Zoe Knight.

  • 06 Nov 2017

    HSBC makes new sustainability pledges

    Bank to provide USD100 billion in financing to tackle climate change and support sustainable growth.

  • 17 Aug 2017

    Green bonds come of age

    Green bonds have a vital role to play in helping to tackle climate change, says Gordon French.