Our climate strategy

We’re committed to a net zero future

We’re playing a leading role in mobilising the transition to a global net zero economy, not just by financing it, but by helping to shape and influence the global policy agenda. It’s a pillar of our ambitions and of our strategy as a business.

We recognise that our planet urgently needs drastic and lasting action to protect our communities, businesses and natural environment from the damaging effects of climate change.

We’re mobilising finance to support our customers’ transitions to net zero, accelerating innovation to help scale up climate change solutions and building global partnerships to ensure investment is swiftly channelled towards truly sustainable projects.

And as we transform our own operations and supply chain to net zero by 2030 or sooner, we're asking our suppliers to do the same.

Financing net zero

We’re working with our customers to support their transition to lower carbon emissions.

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  • Net zero in our operations

    We’ve committed to reducing carbon emissions from our operations and supply chain to net zero by 2030 or sooner.

  • Climate Solutions Partnership

    We are working with WRI and WWF to help climate solutions become commercial reality.

ESG and responsible business

We are committed to doing business responsibly. Find out more about our approach to environmental, social and governance issues.

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Insight

Why Southeast Asia offers reason for optimism

The region is primed for growth, despite the gloomy global picture, writes Surendra Rosha.

The vital role of voluntary carbon markets

They have an essential part to play in the net zero transition, writes HSBC’s Chris Webb.

Asian emerging markets are not looking so bad after all

Find out why investors remain upbeat about their long-term growth prospects.