HSBC news archive
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.
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.
30 Sep 2020
HSBC named best investment bank for sustainability
The Banker recognises our work on sustainable finance and support for communities.
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