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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
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.