Board responsibilities

The Board aims to promote HSBC’s long-term success, deliver sustainable value to shareholders and promote a culture of openness and debate. Led by the Group Chairman, the Board sets the Group’s strategy and risk appetite.

Board Documents

Memorandum and Articles of Association

Board of Directors terms of reference

Board Policies

Roles and responsibilities

List of directors and their role and function

More from HSBC

Board committees

The Board has appointed a number of committees consisting of certain Directors, Group Managing Directors and certain co-opted non-director members.

Obligations of senior financial officers

HSBC’s senior financial officers have to comply with a set of principles governing honest and ethical conduct.

Insight

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.