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.
Businesses and customers
Our global businesses serve more than 40 million customers. They range from individual savers and investors to some of the world’s biggest companies and governments.
Leadership and governance
Meet our board of directors and senior management and find out more about our approach to corporate governance.
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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We’re taking action on ESG
A new climate ambition and extra support for customers and colleagues are some of HSBC’s latest environmental, social and governance (ESG) highlights.
HSBC helps UK raise funds to fight climate change
We are advising the UK government on its first ever sovereign green bond.
Cutting carbon for companies
HSBC has led a financing deal that will pay for sectors including construction and utilities to reduce their emissions in China and beyond.