Supporting your sustainability transition

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

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 click here.

How we can help

We're here to help your business break down 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.

Guides & Resources

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.

Report: Ag-tech: The next green revolution?

Feeding a growing population sustainably is a major challenge. Economist Impact explores how, with the right public policies and financing, and innovative business models, ag-tech could foster a green revolution.

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 three sector reports by clicking on the links below:

HSBC Sustainability Tracker

Offers suggestions and actions which can be implemented to help you create a more sustainable business with our support.

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.

 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 £10k and below a Representative 11.3% APR applies.

*For loans over £10k and up to £25k a Representative 7.1% APR applies.

Lending is subject to status eligibility criteria and T&C’s 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

Start the conversation today

We’re here to help you break down your sustainability ambitions into achievable actions that can have a big impact on your business. Please provide your details below to request further information and resources.