News and insight

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Green finance

  • 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

    Investing responsibly

    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.