Measuring our impact

Environmental, social and governance information

We publish regularly updated information on our performance in relation to environmental, social and governance issues. This helps us understand the impact of our actions on people and the planet.

We provide an update on sustainability in our Strategic Report 2018 PDF 4MB and Annual Report and Accounts 2018 PDF 6MB and on the sustainability pages of this website.

You can find policies covering areas such as ‎forestry, energy, agricultural commodities, defence and mining on our Sustainability risk page.

Sustainability memberships

We work with a range of stakeholders, industry forums, and groups focused on sustainable finance and investment.
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2017 reports

2016 reports

2015 reports

2014 reports

Archive of Sustainability Reports

News and insight

Children playing a game of tag rugby in an HSBC Rookie Rugby programme

Building partnerships that last

HSBC’s Leanne Cutts discusses the value of sports and cultural partnerships to the bank.

A car charging at an electric point in a rural location

Road-testing the electric dream

Why is HSBC’s Global Head of Research planning to travel across Europe in an electric car?

Breaking records in Dubai

Find out how diversity and pedal power helped HSBC employees achieve a Guinness World Record.