Supporting your sustainability transition

Our sustainability hub provides you with the tools and insights to help you turn your net zero ambition into a manageable transition.

Supporting Panthera's green ambition

Panthera, a construction site set-up firm, developed their sustainable site hoarding system utilising a loan through our Green SME Fund.

Changing construction worldwide

Watch our case study to find out how HSBC UK work with businesses to help them achieve their sustainability transition.
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Financing new avenues of sustainability

Footwear company Vivobarefoot is working to make its supply chain and manufacturing process more sustainable with support from an HSBC Green Trade Loan.

Vivobarefoot’s mission to get closer to nature

Watch our case study to see how Vivobarefoot is making its sustainability ambitions a reality.
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How we can help

We're here to help your business breakdown its sustainability ambitions into an achievable transition that makes business sense.  Whether it’s getting started, putting a plan into action or the next stage of your journey, done right it could make a massive difference to your business. We call it achievable change. When we work together you will benefit from our:

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Network

Developed Network

Of specialists who can provide local and international support including our Sustainable Finance team.

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Connected

Connected thinking & Insights

We recognise that one size doesn’t fit all, that’s why we share thought leadership & insight from renowned specialists that’s tailored for your business.

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Solutions

Breadth of Solutions

We can provide a breadth of product solutions for your business to consider. Details of these can be found below.

Guides & Resources

How to get started with Sustainability Guide

Our guide explores the business benefits of sustainability and how you can get started, as well as sharing insights and advice from businesses that are already on their own sustainability journey.

CAFA guides: Simple sustainability steps for small businesses

We’ve partnered with the team at CAFA, the Climate Action for Associations collective, to produce a series of practical guides designed to support small businesses as they navigate their sustainability transition and help them turn their sustainability ambitions into achievable actions that can have a big impact.

Spotlight on sectors

Our partnership with UCL’s Institute for Sustainable Resources explores sector decarbonisation pathways, providing the insights and practical guidance that different sectors need, to embark on and pursue their net zero journeys. You can read summaries of the four sector reports by clicking on the links below:

Sustainability services and products

HSBC’s sustainable finance offering could help your business meet its ESG goals with a suite of products aligned to the highest standards of the Loan Market Association’s Green and Sustainability linked loan principles. Find out more about our products below.

** For our green loans specifically, we have worked with Sustainalytics to develop HSBC's Eligible Criteria for Green Activities

 Green SME Fund

Green SME Fund

The Fund is a key part of our commitment to support businesses of all sizes by helping them invest in sustainable solutions and transition and thrive in a low carbon economy.

Get 1% cashback* on the loan value subject to your loan proceeds being used to finance a range of eligible green activities to make your business more sustainable.

*For loans of £25k and below a Representative 7.1% APR applies.

**Subject to status, eligibility criteria and T&Cs apply.

Green Term Loans

HSBC has a Green Loan offering available to Large Corporates, Mid-Market Enterprises and SMEs looking to secure funding for environmentally beneficial activities. With a minimum loan value of £300,000, we are enabling businesses to access finance to support their sustainability projects

**Lending is subject to status.

Green Revolving Credit Facilities (RCFs)

The Green RCF enables companies to access funds when required, depending to fund cash flow needs for environmentally beneficial projects.. Minimum loan value of £1,000,000.

**Lending is subject to status.

Green Asset Finance

The Green Asset Finance product facilitates the financing of green assets through hire purchase, commercial loan, finance lease and operating lease.

**Lending is subject to status.

Speak to your Relationship Manager for more information.

Sustainability Linked Loans

Our Sustainability Linked Loans are available to customers who are looking to set meaningful and ambitious targets based off their pre-existing sustainability strategies. This loan doesn’t need to be for green purposes but must meet the criteria aligned specific criteria aligned to the Sustainability-Linked Loan Principals (SLLP)

**Lending is subject to status.

Speak to your Relationship Manager for more information.

Green, Social and Sustainable Bonds

For our larger clients we can provide access to our Debt Capital Markets team who can provide their expertise on bonds which are to be used for green and/ or social or purposes. Or bonds which are linked to meaningful and ambitious sustainability targets.

**Lending is subject to status.

Speak to your Relationship Manager for more information

Our climate strategy

Businesses of all sectors and sizes are making changes as they transition to net zero. HSBC is changing too – we’re committed to aligning the financed emissions from our portfolio of customers to net zero by 2050. Find out more about our climate strategy.

Need help?

Get in touch to find out more about how we could support your transition to net zero.