News and insight


  • 07 Jun 2019

    Women in the driving seat

    An HSBC-backed initiative is training low-income women in Jaipur to become rickshaw drivers.

  • 08 Apr 2019

    Our ESG Update

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

  • 01 Mar 2019

    Who cares wins

    Businesses must adapt to the rise of the green and socially-conscious young consumer.

  • A car charging at an electric point in a rural location

    31 Jan 2019

    Road-testing the electric dream

    Why is HSBC’s Global Head of Research planning to travel across Europe in an electric car?

  • 05 Dec 2018

    Businesses seek green gains

    Businesses can benefit financially by encouraging their suppliers to be more sustainable.

  • 07 Nov 2018

    HSBC hits USD25bn sustainability milestone

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

  • 26 Sep 2018

    The future of cities

    New technologies could make ‘smart cities’ cleaner, more efficient and safer places to live.

  • 12 Sep 2018

    ESG becomes a priority

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

  • 05 Jul 2018

    Three skills to help you thrive at work

    Even in a digital age, people remain crucial to the success of businesses, says Charlie Nunn.

  • 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.

  • 06 Jun 2018

    Getting a head start in business

    HSBC is helping US high school students develop the skills they need to run an enterprise.

  • 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.

  • 03 Apr 2018

    HSBC publishes new ESG update

    The bank will help 1 million people develop the skills needed to thrive in the modern workplace.

  • 17 Jan 2018

    Helping communities thrive

    Find out how HSBC's USD150 million community fund is improving lives around the world.

  • 14 Dec 2017

    Smaller firms go green for growth

    Embracing sustainable business practices could pay dividends, says HSBC’s Bryan Pascoe.

  • 13 Dec 2017

    Investing responsibly

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

  • 04 Dec 2017

    Toy drive brings joy to thousands of children

    HSBC volunteers talk about how rewarding it is to bring smiles to young people’s faces.

  • 27 Nov 2017

    HSBC launches sustainable bond

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