HSBC and Digital Accessibility

We are working towards becoming the world’s most digitally accessible bank. We’re harnessing the power of technology to provide a great digital experience for everyone, especially people with disabilities and those who are neurodivergent.

Banking without barriers

Malintha Fernando, Global Head of Digital Experience and Accessibility at HSBC, spells out his mission to transform our products and services for customers and employees alike.

Staying ahead

Whether it’s a new service, a new digital accessibility feature or a new way of doing things, we’re always looking to innovate.

Testing our tech

Our products go through the ultimate accessibility test – real people. Three users with different needs put our new ATMs through their paces.

Boosting Zoom

When our colleague Joanne was exposed to seizure-inducing material in a video call, we worked with the platform to prevent it happening again.

Talking talent

Two colleagues with very different life experiences share the role they play in making our recruitment practices more accessible.

Sharing our expertise

We want to blaze a trail for others to follow and – ultimately – raise accessibility standards for everyone, everywhere.

Try our training

We’re offering 1,000 people outside HSBC the chance to take part in our training – for free.

Head to our hub

Our award-winning platform can help anyone put accessibility at the heart of building digital products.

Meet our maestro

Keny's making our banking apps better – and teaching teams across HSBC how to do the same.

Our partnerships

We work with leading charities and disability organisations to ensure we’re at the top of our game.

Business Disability Forum

We have achieved ‘gold’ employer status in the UK in the organisation’s Disability Smart Audit, with an overall score of 96%.

Hong Kong Blind Union and Nesbitt Centre

Through these partnerships, we’re recruiting people with accessibility needs to research our products and find job opportunities at the bank.

Alzheimer’s Society

We teamed up with the charity to design bank cards that cater for a variety of needs, including dementia.

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