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Sustainability

  • 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.

  • Father and son cycling together in nature

    16 Oct 2020

    HSBC signs up for climate action

    ‘Count Us In’ aims to inspire a billion people to protect the planet – and HSBC is a founder member.

  • 09 Oct 2020

    HSBC sets out net zero ambition

    Find out how we plan to help build a thriving low-carbon economy.

  • 09 Oct 2020

    Our net zero ambition: a letter to customers

    Noel Quinn has written an open letter to our customers explaining how we plan to support them on the journey to a net zero carbon future.

  • Tractors plough a green field

    30 Sep 2020

    HSBC named best investment bank for sustainability

    The Banker recognises our work on sustainable finance and support for communities.

  • A female employee in an HSBC UK branch

    10 Sep 2020

    HSBC wins Euromoney global awards

    The bank was praised for its ‘extra efforts’ to support customers during COVID-19.

  • 03 Aug 2020

    Helping our customers through the pandemic

    We have provided around USD80 billion in support to help our personal and wholesale customers cope with COVID-19.

  • A boat covered with solar panels in a canal

    27 Jul 2020

    HSBC launches ESG solutions team

    The bank is sharpening its focus on environmental, social and governance issues to serve clients better.

  • Solar power plants in the dusk of the evening

    15 Jul 2020

    HSBC wins sustainable finance recognition

    The bank’s success at the Euromoney awards has highlighted its work to support the transition to a low-carbon future.

  • 15 Jul 2020

    Helping vulnerable people to open bank accounts

    HSBC is supporting disadvantaged groups in Hong Kong and the UK by giving them access to basic banking services.

  • 25 Jun 2020

    Powering a greener future for the UK

    HSBC is helping to finance an undersea link between the UK and Denmark that will boost renewable energy use.

  • 27 May 2020

    HSBC backs social innovators

    The bank is supporting pioneering projects that help people develop the skills they need to thrive.

  • 26 Mar 2020

    HSBC announces COVID-19 donation fund

    We are donating USD25 million to support the international response to the coronavirus.

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