Being sustainable is good for business
Why going green can grow your business
83% of companies want to be a genuinely ethical or environmentally sustainable company, and 84% are looking to make ethically or environmentally sustainable changes to improve their financial performance.
HSBC has researched what over 8,500 businesses in 34 markets think about being more sustainable.
Being ethical and sustainable is an important factor to remaining competitive and attractive in today's world. Pressure from investors, consumers and regulators can directly impact your bottom-line.
At HSBC, we are using our expertise and global network to help businesses like yours become more sustainable. Putting our years of experience into practice, we can provide guidance, access to new markets, supply chain support and the financing solutions to help you make the transition.
This video was published in September 2018 and all of the facts and data are accurate as of that time. Stuart Nivison, Global Head of Client Network Banking, HSBC, Carla Neefs, Director Supplier Sustainability, Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) and Sonya Bhonsle, Global Head, CDP Supply Chain, CDP discuss.
We recognise the critical role finance has to play in creating sustainable growth. Our commitments to a sustainable future:
- Provide USD100bn of green financing we’re committed to financing the clean energy, low carbon technologies and projects which will help deliver the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
- Help reduce emissions we will reduce our exposure to thermal coal and engage with clients to actively manage the transition path for other high carbon sectors.
- Centre of Sustainable Finance we aim to provide the thought leadership needed to unlock the capital flows required to address the world’s major sustainability challenges.