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    06 Apr 2023

    Collaboration can shift the dial towards 1.5C

    This can be a moment for the energy sector to step up with new solutions to the climate crisis.

  • 09 Mar 2023

    JETPs: Powering a faster energy transition

    How Just Energy Transition Partnerships could accelerate the shift away from coal.

  • 01 Mar 2023

    Women’s growing wealth fuels impact investing

    Their wealth is rising rapidly in Asia – and women want to use it to make a positive impact.

  • 01 Nov 2022

    The vital role of voluntary carbon markets

    They have an essential part to play in the net zero transition, writes HSBC’s Chris Webb.

  • 31 Oct 2022

    Mobilising the net zero transition in the global capital markets

    Sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) are helping unlock capital for the transition to net zero.

  • 13 Oct 2022

    COP27: Why it’s important to watch

    Find out what will be at stake at November’s summit following a turbulent year.

  • 23 Sep 2022

    Our approach to phasing out coal investments

    How we are helping open up a world of sustainable, long-term opportunities for clients.

  • 26 Aug 2022

    The rising threat of heat stress

    Outdoor work is facing new dangers as temperatures soar, according to our ESG analysts.

  • 31 Mar 2022

    How drones and robots could help feed the world

    Disruptive technologies are poised to deliver smarter and more sustainable farming, our researchers say.

  • 25 Feb 2022

    Our financed emissions targets

    HSBC’s Group Chief Sustainability Officer Celine Herweijer explains our approach for two carbon-intensive sectors.

  • 10 Jan 2022

    Five things you might not know about the water crisis

    Our research shows there’s still a lot to learn about how water shortages are affecting our planet.

  • 14 Dec 2021

    How we’re enabling the transition from coal to clean

    Our coal policy will facilitate a just transition to net zero for developed and developing countries.

  • 27 Oct 2021

    Seven steps to tackle a USD50 trillion challenge

    Getting supply chains to net zero will require creative solutions, according to HSBC and BCG.

  • 11 Oct 2021

    Why COP26 is the world’s make-or-break climate moment

    The summit needs to accelerate global climate policies, says HSBC’s Wai-Shin Chan.

  • 13 Jul 2021

    Businesses have woken up to net zero

    Talk on taking climate action must turn into tangible progress soon, says HSBC’s Ian Stuart.

  • 06 Jan 2021

    Five climate trends for 2021

    HSBC’s Daniel Klier examines the themes likely to dominate the run-up to the COP26 conference in November.

  • 22 Dec 2020

    Decisive decade ahead for climate finance

    Progress has been made in the five years since the Paris Agreement – but bigger changes are coming.

  • 01 Dec 2020

    Navigating towards a global COVID recovery

    Sustainability and technology are vital for bouncing back from the pandemic, HSBC research shows.

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