Be part of the business plan for the planet

A sustainable approach, for Canadian businesses.

Finance has a crucial role to play in tackling climate change – and globally, HSBC is recognised as a leading partner in the transition to a low-carbon world. We are committed to supporting responsible economic growth and enabling the low-carbon transition using sustainable finance.

In Canada, HSBC can help you navigate the sustainable finance world. We can deliver a consistent global banking experience with sustainable solutions and insights to support your business needs.

At HSBC we want to partner with companies to build a climate-friendly economy, and are helping them find efficiencies in their supply chains or adapt their business model so they can reap the benefits of going green.

Noel Quinn | Group Chief Executive Officer

Lion Electric was founded with the idea of revolutionizing the school bus industry in Canada. It's a business plan for the planet.


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Transition to net zero

The transition to net zero is the collective responsibility of businesses of all shapes and sizes. For many it will present significant challenges, but with that comes opportunity, and the possibility of developing new business models and driving efficiencies.

How to Start

If you're just starting out on your journey, our guide can help you understand the benefits and how you can effectively introduce more sustainable practices to your business.

Products and Solutions

We are here to help our customers of any size to evolve their business model to support a more sustainable future, whatever their needs.

Inspiration from our clients

Discover how Canadian businesses are embracing sustainability

Sustainability insights

Whatever your business sustainability principles and goals might be, access the latest thought leadership content and practical advice to help you prepare for a greener future.

It’s time to start your ESG journey

What was until recently described as climate change, is now recognised as a climate emergency. There is ample evidence today proving that we urgently need to inject environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) into our lives to protect both our health and wealth in the future. For small and medium-sized business owners, there are many strategic opportunities you can act upon, to make both a difference and future-proof your long-term commercial viability. We explore some of those key steps below.

Growing by Greening: SMEs can see substantial benefits by embracing sustainability

Consumers around the world have made it clear they expect companies to embrace sustainability and environmental protection as the global economy transitions to a carbon-free future

Centre of Sustainable Finance

HSBC’s Centre of Sustainable Finance leads and shapes the debate around sustainable finance and investment.

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