Celebs call on banks to stop financing fossil fuels

Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry and Brian Eno are some of the signatories of an open letter

HSBC ends financing of new oil and gas fields

Europe’s largest bank is taking action on its net zero pledge

UK regulator bans HSBC ads over ‘misleading’ green claims

The ASA has said two posters seen on bus stops about the bank’s green finance and tree planting programme are misleading

HSBC banks on climate transition plan to achieve net zero goal

It will publish the plan next year, as well as report annually on its progress towards achieving its climate goals

HSBC sets tougher emissions reduction targets for oil and gas clients

The bank has pledged to reduce oil and gas financed emissions by 34% by 2030

HSBC: ‘All clients must have a plan to exit coal by end-2023’

The bank intends to halve its thermal coal financing exposure by 2030

HSBC Asset Management appoints new climate technology team

The formation of the team is part of the banking giant’s strategy to boost green investments

HSBC announces raft of UK partnerships to drive net zero progress

The global bank has joined forces with Imperial College London, the University of Birmingham and National Trust

HSBC plans to phase out coal financing by 2040

Its resolution, which will need the support of 75% of shareholders, includes a commitment to set a clear, science-based strategy with short and medium term targets