Supporting your sustainability transition

A sustainable approach, for Canadian businesses

We can help turn your sustainability ambitions into action

The change to a sustainable, net-zero world is creating opportunities for businesses everywhere. At the core of our net-zero strategy is a commitment to support our customers on their transition to lower emissions. As the world changes we understand our customers evolving needs, and with a dedicated ecosystem of financing solutions, tools and expertise we can help them unlock opportunity for sustainable growth and business adaptation - letting them remain relevant in the systems and supply chains that matter. We are partnering now and over the long term to create a more sustainable, resilient, and prosperous future.

As we help our customers embrace sustainability and act on your company’s transition plans to ensure it will continue to prosper in a low carbon world, here’s just some of the ways we can partner with your business:

  • Understanding transition and acting on your sustainable ambitions
  • Scaling sustainability across your supply chains and networks
  • Supporting innovation tech and circular economies globally
  • Providing sustainable financing and investing solutions

How we support our clients

Inspiration from our clients

Find out how our customers are acting on their sustainability ambitions and driving impact for their business, employees and communities.

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Our Products and Solutions

Whether it’s tools, financing, advisory or wider solutions, HSBC is committed to supporting businesses as they transition and deliver a net zero economy for a sustainable future.

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Explore the latest industry dynamics analysis with HSBC Global Research and see how our latest reports could unlock opportunity linked to sustainability.

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How to Start

HSBC Sustainability Tracker

With change, comes opportunity and that’s why HSBC is here to help you understand and act on your sustainability journey. As part of our effort to do so, we have launched the new HSBC Sustainability Tracker – a simple tool for businesses which are just starting out or already on their sustainability journey.
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How to get started on sustainability?

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.

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Getting to net-zero checklist

Most companies aim to reach net-zero emissions, but there are significant challenges to overcome along the way. That’s why HSBC has commissioned The Economist Intelligence Unit to develop an interactive net-zero checklist, based on insights from real businesses like yours, which can help you generate a tailored plan to help prepare you for the transition.

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Transition Pathways

Designed for companies in carbon-intensive industries, HSBC's Transition Pathways connects you with insight, expertise and solutions to help guide your business towards net zero.

The role we play in the global transition

With our global scale, deep expertise and strong presence in emerging markets, we're playing an important role in the transition to a more sustainable world and through policy and partnerships. We are committed to:

  • Aiming to provide USD750bn - USD1trn of sustainable finance and investment to support customer transitions and a sustainable future
  • Accelerating new climate solutions in areas such as nature, clean technology, and sustainable infrastructure
  • Inspiring and partnering with our customers to invest to support positive change
  • Aligning our financed emissions - the greenhouse gas emissions of our portfolio of clients - to net zero by 2050

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. For more information about our strategy in Canada visit and globally

Climate Solutions Partnership

HSBC is supporting programs across Canada to help cleantech ventures scale and accelerate their commercialization.
Climate Solutions Partnership

Centre of Sustainable Finance

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

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