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Consumers fuel the drive towards sustainable supply chains

Consumers today have exceptionally high standards for the companies they interact with. They want the best products and services, but increasingly, they want to source those products from companies that demonstrate a strong commitment to their local community and the wider world...

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Canadian companies are looking for export opportunities outside North America through CETA, CPTPP

While final negotiations to ratify Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) have dominated the news cycle in recent months, ambitious Canadian companies have been taking advantage of other free trade agreements (FTAs) that are reshaping the international trade landscape…

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Don’t wait for CUSMA: Canadian businesses should sharpen their exporting skills now

In 2018, the new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) dominated news headlines and now, heading for the halfway point of 2019, the deal remains unratified. However, Dan Leslie, senior vice president, head of client coverage & deputy head of commercial banking at HSBC Bank Canada has a message for Canadian businesses: don’t let CUSMA delays sideline your plans when it comes to exporting to the U.S. or globally…

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Canadian business opportunities with Mexico often overshadowed by larger U.S. economy: HSBC

Business relationships between Canada and Mexico are often overshadowed by trade with the world’s largest economy, the U.S., situated between us. But trade between Canada and Mexico is growing and offers considerable opportunities to Canadian businesses for both export and investment…

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Make Organizational Change Your Competitive Advantage

The most successful companies are often those that proactively identify opportunities for growth and have a corporate culture that embraces new possibilities. While other organizations stay on the sidelines, companies that confidently pursue change – whether that’s moving into a new market or introducing more efficient business processes – definitely have a competitive edge…

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The Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace

What makes us human? It's not the sort of debate you expect to be having with your bank, but according to HSBC report Human Advantage: The Power of People, the answer is it's our innate curiosity, creativity and communication…

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How to prevent cybercrime

Cybercrime is on the rise. Protecting your business from cybersecurity attacks – and the potential consequences of lost income, business disruption and damages to your organization’s reputation – requires an ongoing effort and constant vigilance. Learn how to protect your business against cybercrime by managing risks and making it more difficult for hackers to exploit vulnerabilities in your technology, processes and staff…

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What Canada’s productivity challenge means for your business?

The last 12 months have been something of a mixed bag where Canada’s economy is concerned. While GDP growth has slowed somewhat in recent months, the economy continues to expand at a solid pace, and GDP growth is expected to be 2.1% in 2018…

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