Climate change is one of the most complex issues facing us today. The impacts include more extreme weather and natural disasters, accelerating biodiversity loss and economic instability. Leading climate scientists have warned that urgent action is needed to curb emissions and avoid catastrophic environmental breakdown resulting in material financial impact on investments.
Our strategic response
Our climate change policy is aimed at increasing the climate resilience of our clients’ investments, as well as contributing towards financing the transition to a low-carbon economy. We aim to:
Our climate solutions
As part of our commitment to developing solutions to support the transition to a lower carbon future, we have taken the following initiatives:
- launched the HSBC REGIO Fund which invests in emerging market green bonds and other similar bonds
- expanded our suite of low carbon funds with the launch of 7 Sustainable ETFs
- created Climate Asset Management in corporation with Pollination, the first venture of such scale to mainstream natural capital as an asset class.
Find out more about Climate Asset Management on their website