HSBC news


  • 23 Feb 2023

    We’ve set climate targets for the real economy

    We’ve announced further financed emissions targets for four carbon-intensive sectors.

  • 14 Dec 2022

    Our energy policy to support net zero transition

    The updated policy will support the transition towards a net zero future by 2050 or sooner.

  • Marat Zapparov, CEO of Pentagreen Capital, with the Pentagreen logo

    04 Nov 2022

    At the frontier of the energy transition

    Southeast Asia needs vital sustainable infrastructure but innovators can struggle for funding. The CEO of our Pentagreen joint venture shares his plans.

  • 22 Sep 2022

    HSBC Asset Management to phase out thermal coal

    It builds on our Group commitments to phase out coal financing.

  • 11 May 2022

    Enduring the pandemic together

    We are continuing to support customers and communities affected by Covid-19 outbreaks in 2022.

  • 16 Mar 2022

    Three steps forward in our net zero transition

    We’re setting out transformational changes we’re making to deliver on our climate strategy and targets.

  • 22 Feb 2022

    HSBC sets financed emissions targets

    We’ve announced targets for reducing financed emissions in two carbon-intensive sectors – oil and gas, and power and utilities – by 2030.

  • 14 Dec 2021

    We’re phasing out coal financing

    Our policy, commitments and targets on thermal coal.

  • 30 Sep 2021

    Climate change: our billion dollar ambition for SE Asia

    Our new partnership will finance sustainable infrastructure projects over the next five years.

  • 28 May 2021

    Shareholders back HSBC’s net zero commitments

    A special resolution on climate change has been approved at our 2021 Annual General Meeting.

  • 13 May 2021

    ESG rating upgraded to ‘leader’

    MSCI has awarded HSBC an AA rating for ESG.

  • 21 Apr 2021

    HSBC joins global Net Zero Banking Alliance

    HSBC is working with banks from 23 countries to help accelerate the transition to net zero.

  • 23 Feb 2021

    We’re taking action on ESG

    A new climate ambition and extra support for customers and colleagues are some of HSBC’s latest environmental, social and governance (ESG) highlights.

  • 03 Feb 2021

    HSBC helps UK raise funds to fight climate change

    We are advising the UK government on its first ever sovereign green bond.

  • 08 Jan 2021

    Cutting carbon for companies

    HSBC has led a financing deal that will pay for sectors including construction and utilities to reduce their emissions in China and beyond.

  • 29 Dec 2020

    The building that’s set to cut 108,000kg of carbon

    An HSBC Hong Kong building’s rooftop solar panels can generate enough energy to power 54 homes.

  • 30 Oct 2020

    Transition finance takes off in the UAE

    The world’s first transition sukuk will help cut carbon from the aviation industry – and HSBC is playing a key role.

  • 22 Oct 2020

    Protecting the Great Barrier Reef

    HSBC Australia is spearheading investment to improve water quality around the world’s largest coral reef system.

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