HSBC news archive
08 Dec 2023
Partnering to scale finance for the transition at COP28
We announced a number of partnerships at the summit to support the net zero transition.
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.
18 Nov 2020
Cement deal lays foundation for a greener future
HSBC is helping a major cement producer launch the industry’s first sustainability-linked bond.
12 Nov 2020
Sustainable finance opportunities
HSBC aims to play a leading role in the global transition to a net zero-carbon economy.
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