Corporate governance

HSBC is committed to high standards of corporate governance

Effective oversight

We have a comprehensive range of policies and systems in place to ensure that the bank is well-managed, with effective oversight and control. The pages below give further detail on some of the most important ways we seek to ensure sound governance.

Board committees

The Board has appointed a number of committees consisting of certain Directors and co-opted non-director members.

Our governance framework

Find out more about the governance structures and processes we use to meet our responsibilities to stakeholders and protect the business.

Board responsibilities

The Board aims to promote HSBC’s long-term success, deliver sustainable value to shareholders and promote a culture of openness and debate.

Corporate governance codes

HSBC has high standards of corporate governance and complies with the applicable code provisions of the UK Financial Reporting Council and the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Remuneration

Our pay strategy is designed to attract and motivate the very best people who are committed to maintaining a long-term career with us.

Accounting and auditing complaints

Should you wish to make a complaint regarding accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing matters, please contact us at: accountingdisclosures@hsbc.com

News and insight

Global growth slows further

HSBC economists have cut their 2019 global growth forecast from 2.6 per cent to 2.4 per cent.

Our ESG Update

HSBC’s latest ESG report outlines how the bank is working to meet its wider responsibilities.

Helping rugby’s future stars

More than 100,000 children attended HSBC rugby programmes around the world last year.