Corporate governance codes
HSBC is committed to high standards of corporate governance.
During 2019, HSBC complied with the applicable provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code and the requirements of the Hong Kong Corporate Governance Code, subject to the exceptions disclosed on page 218 of the Annual Report and Accounts 2019.
HSBC must also disclose any significant ways in which its corporate governance practices differ from those followed by US companies subject to the New York Stock Exchange listing standards. This information is disclosed on pages 359 and 360 of the Form 20-F for the year ended 31 December 2019.
Investing in a sustainable recovery
Group Chief Executive Noel Quinn says the aftermath of COVID-19 offers an opportunity to build a more resilient and just economy.
A new digital currency for China
Centrally issued digital currencies could make payments safer and more efficient, explains HSBC’s Paul Mackel.
Why investment needs to carry growth
With trade languishing and consumers more withdrawn, investment must play a bigger role in driving the recovery after COVID-19.