HSBC news archive

Green finance

  • 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.

  • An empty concrete car park

    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.

  • Solar panels and trees

    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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