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Explore the latest analysis industry dynamics with HSBC Global Research and some of our latest reports that unlock opportunity linked to sustainability.

 HSBC ESG Sentiment Survey

HSBC ESG Sentiment Survey – Pockets of resistance

The survey, conducted from 31 May to 24 June 2023, had a sample size of 310 from professionals working in financial services across the globe, in roles related to ESG decision making. Respondents represented 292 institutions with cUSD8.9 trillion in assets under management.


Sourced from our global network of over 280 analysts, this handbook from HSBC Global Research aims to help you broaden your knowledge of key areas of the increasingly broad and fast moving world of ESG.

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How venture investment is helping to scale climate tech

Financing options for early stage climate technology companies are expanding, according to a panel discussion hosted by HSBC at London Climate Action Week in June.

The evolution of corporate behaviour to tackle biodiversity challenges

It's clear that there is no net zero without embedding nature-based solutions, preventing biodiversity loss and pricing in natural capital.

Unlocking climate transition finance: key risks and opportunities

As part of London Climate Action Week, HSBC convened a panel of sustainable investment executives to discuss the way forward for transition financing.

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.

Urgency and honesty on the road to COP28

A realistic assessment of the climate response is an opportunity for the host of the next UN climate summit to push for more decisive action.

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.

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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.

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