HSBC Insights | Sustainable Financing and Investing Survey – Asia

Issuers and investors in Asia show the strongest commitment to environmental and social issues of any region and the most optimism for the potential of sustainable infrastructure investment. Executive Summary Asia is the leader amongst all regions in its commitment to environmental and social concerns. 96 per cent of investors and 92 per cent of […]

HSBC Insights – How banking will change after COVID-19

By Kevin Martin, Chief Operating Officer, Wealth and Personal Banking, HSBC Life for many of us has changed beyond recognition compared with just a few months ago – and one of the biggest changes has been doing electronically what we had historically done more in person. That means video conferencing for meetings and socialising, shopping […]

Taipei Times – HSBC Taiwan touts conservation effort

By Kao Shih-ching / Staff reporter While many local banks have begun focusing on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues this year due to a regulator’s demands, HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Ltd (匯豐台灣商銀) has already outpaced its peers, as it has been funding wetlands conservation for 17 years. The bank has been supporting Guandu Nature Park […]

Taipei Times: HSBC arranges its first green trade loan in Taiwan

HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Ltd (匯豐台灣商銀) yesterday announced that a NT$29 million (US$1 million) green trade loan has been arranged for Taylor Hopkinson Ltd’s Taiwan branch. The banking facility is to assist Taylor Hopkinson with its financing needs as it finds quality renewable energy talent for offshore wind farm projects. Harnessing wind power has become a […]

HSBC – Asia’s Tectonic Demographic Shifts

By Herald van der Linde, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia Pacific, HSBC ectonic shifts are taking place in Asia. Mainland China will soon no longer have the world’s largest population. Asians are getting older, living longer, and flocking to mid-tier cities. Women are having fewer children and working more; households are getting smaller. These population […]

TAIPEI TIMES – HSBC Investing In Local Communities and Youth

Over the past decade, HSBC Taiwan Ltd (匯豐台灣商銀), in cooperation with Eden Social Welfare Foundation, has been investing in local communities, children and youth to cultivate local creative talent. HSBC Holdings PLC is focusing on future skills as a key component of the bank’s sustainability strategy, supporting customers, employees and communities, to help them gain […]

HSBC – Five Key Questions For The UK Economy

By Elizabeth Martins, Senior Economist, HSBC The UK government faces tough decisions as it tries to control coronavirus at the same time as reopening society and reigniting economic growth. We look at five key questions that could help determine their tactics – and the country’s economic outlook. How prevalent is the virus? Infection rates have […]

HSBC – A Picture Of Challenge And Change

Resilience: Building back better Our Navigator research provides you with valuable insights and opinions from businesses around the world. As part of that research, we asked more than 2,600 decision makers to tell us how the current crisis has affected them and changed their plans for the future. Context The Navigator survey results paint a […]

Taipei Times interviews with HSBC Taiwan Ltd CEO Adam Chen about wind project financing

Financing plays a key role in offshore wind projects, but it also takes more consideration and knowledge than regular green loans. HSBC Taiwan Ltd chief executive officer Adam Chen talks about the lender’s strategy and outlook in an interview with ‘Taipei Times’ staff reporter Kao Shih-ching in Taipei on July 10. Taipei Times (TT): Offshore wind power development is […]