Our purpose – Opening up a world of opportunity – explains why we exist. We’re here to use our unique expertise, capabilities, breadth and perspectives to open up new kinds of opportunity for our customers. We’re bringing together the people, ideas and capital that nurture progress and growth, helping to create a better world – for our customers, our people, our investors, our communities and the planet we all share.
Purpose, values and strategy
Our ambition is to be the preferred international financial partner for our clients.
Businesses and customers
Our global businesses serve around 39 million customers. They range from individual savers and investors to some of the world’s biggest companies and governments.
Leadership and governance
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Our climate strategy
We’re focused on helping to deliver a net zero global economy by transforming ourselves and working with our customers to make their own transition.
HSBC is investing in innovative technology to make banking for customers easier and more secure.
Our people and communities
We are committed to helping our people to develop their skills in an inclusive environment – and to supporting the communities where we operate.
HSBC was established in 1865 to finance trade between Europe and Asia. The experiences of the past 150 years have helped form the bank’s character across the world.
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