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HSBC ESG Sentiment Survey - The reach of regulation
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The survey, conducted from 2 to 24 February 2023, had a sample size of 422 from professionals working in financial services across the globe, in roles related to ESG decision making. Respondents represented 390 institutions with cUSD11.5 trillion in assets under management.
#WhyESGMatters – 3rd edition
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We have updated the #WhyESGMatters handbook, your free-to-view guide to key areas of the fast-moving world of ESG. In this latest edition, we add sections on COP27, Amazon deforestation, and sustaining global food security. Choose a topic and expand your knowledge.
Rewiring the financial system for the energy transition
Financing the world's energy transition will require innovation, collaboration – and trillions of dollars. The financial sector will need to evolve to keep up with the pace of investment.
From ambition to implementation: Connecting capital with climate action
The COP27 UN Climate Conference has put the focus on translating high-level emissions targets into real results. As countries look to put their climate strategies into action, engaging the private sector will be crucial to success.
Building a business case for biodiversity and natural capital
Experts from HSBC, Walmart and the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) explore COP15 outcomes, disclosure and how corporates and financial institutions are driving action towards biodiversity preservation and natural capital.
Delivering net zero supply chains
Delivering Net Zero Supply Chains' report calculates that up to half of the anticipated $100trn needed to finance the transition would need to go to the SME sector. This raises additional complexity to the climate challenge as SMEs typically have less in-house climate expertise, and more limited access to capital to drive and fund climate transformation. The report sets out a roadmap for this transition based on 7 key principles alongside specific actions for key stakeholder groups.
Green financing and investing gains momentum
HSBC’s Sustainable Financing and Investing Survey is a comprehensive global survey of 2,000 capital market issuers and institutional investors. It charts the trends and evolving sentiment around green financing and investing to help you understand how to move forward towards a more sustainable, inclusive and resilient world. The 2021 Sustainable Financing and Investing Survey covers 19 industries and spans 24 territories in the Americas, Europe, MENAT, Asia, and ASEAN. See our full suite of regional and country deep-dive reports.
How we support our clients
Inspiration from our clients
Explore how our global clients are acting on their sustainability ambitions and driving impact for their business, employees and communities.
Our climate strategy
Today we finance a number of industries that significantly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions. We have a strategy to help our customers to reduce their emissions and to reduce our own.