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07 November 2018
HSBC hits USD25bn sustainability milestone
The bank has set itself a target of providing USD100 billion in sustainable financing by 2025.
12 September 2018
ESG becomes a priority
Companies need to manage their wider impact on society if they wish to attract investors.
30 August 2018
Farming a fragile planet
Could technology help farmers around the world anticipate and adapt to climate change?
20 April 2018
HSBC strengthens energy policy
The bank will stop financing new coal-fired power as it works to support a low-carbon economy.
26 January 2018
China sets a green example
The Belt and Road Initiative could be a chance to showcase high standards in sustainable design.
23 January 2018
Re-energising the world
The move to a post-fossil fuel world needs a major shift in infrastructure, says Stephen King.
13 December 2017
Climate change is a risk that no long-term investor can afford to ignore, says Stephanie Maier.
27 November 2017
HSBC launches sustainable bond
The money raised will support projects with social, economic and environmental benefits.
13 November 2017
Climate debate heats up
Businesses are stepping up their efforts to combat climate change, says HSBC’s Zoe Knight.
06 November 2017
HSBC makes new sustainability pledges
Bank to provide USD100 billion in financing to tackle climate change and support sustainable growth.
17 August 2017
Green bonds come of age
Green bonds have a vital role to play in helping to tackle climate change, says Gordon French.
04 July 2017
Tackling climate change together
Can private businesses and public bodies join forces successfully to build a low-carbon economy?
26 May 2017
China: From green laggard to green leader
China is ploughing billions into clean energy and promoting the use of electric vehicles.
16 May 2017
Financing green cities
Tweaking financial rules could encourage institutional investors to back green infrastructure.
13 April 2017
Climate change: risks and opportunities
André Brandão explains how HSBC helps customers respond to environmental challenges.
16 February 2017
A wave of green power in Mexico
HSBC is boosting its use of renewables by buying power from a new windfarm in Mexico.
15 February 2017
Sustainable cities, smart cities
Cities have a vital part to play in fighting climate change and building a low-carbon future.
30 November 2016
The future of green energy
Robert Todd explores some of the new technologies and trends reshaping the low-carbon sector.