ESG reporting and policies

In addition to environmental, social and governance (ESG) reports and updates, we make available a broad range of information on our non-financial performance.

This includes updates on our activities in support of sustainable finance and our commitments relating to diversity and inclusion.

We also provide summaries of our policies and processes covering such areas as human rights and whistleblowing, as well as links to information on our approach to topics including financial crime risk and sustainability risk.

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Archive of Sustainability Reports

Reports archive

Sustainability memberships

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

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Five climate trends for 2021

HSBC’s Daniel Klier examines the themes likely to dominate the run-up to the COP26 conference in November.

A dose of optimism

Vaccine breakthroughs should usher in a brighter dawn for global economic prospects for 2021, says HSBC’s Janet Henry.

Decisive decade ahead for climate finance

Progress has been made in the five years since the Paris Agreement – but bigger changes are coming.