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Insights and Research

HSBC Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Research and Insights will help you better understand the spectrum of ESG and how to ultimately make sustainable decisions to transform your business.

HSBC Food for Thought with Pure Harvest

Agritech business Pure Harvest explains how its cutting-edge farming technologies and sustainable close-environment practices are helping to increase regional food security.

HSBC Food for Thought - Winnow

Harnessing food tech to fight climate change. Winnow, a British technology company, discusses how to limit food waste in the hospitality sector by using its Artificial Intelligence (AI).

How MENAT is forming a food-secure future

Food security has been a perennial issue for Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) countries due to the scarcity of water, arid climate and dependence on imports across the region.

Dubai 2040: A dynamic metropolis

Dubai has added another chapter to its storied history of revitalising and reinventing itself as a city ahead of the curve.

HSBC EY Sustainable Chemicals Report

The chemical industry’s energy consumption is the highest of any industrial sector, pushing companies to map their ESG transition plans.

Green trade

Global as well as Middle East governments and corporations are tapping green trade financing opportunities with the aim to build back better in a post-COVID19 world.

Lamprell Case Study

HSBC supports Lamprell with USD$ 48 million sustainable trade financing facility, a milestone transaction in the region.

Cities for the new age: Sustainable, efficient and connected

With cities driving economic growth worldwide, governments and corporations have been looking to improve their liveability and sustainability. MENA is emerging as leader in developing places from scratch and cities fit for the future.

Moving fast

How HSBC is facilitating the movement of essential goods during the COVID-19 pandemic? Sunil Veetil, Regional head of GTRF, MENAT explores.

Hold steady, opportunities await

COVID-19 has shined the light on disruption, transformation and opportunities for growth in new industries and sectors. Priyanthini Mcnair, Regional Head of Client Coverage, HSBC MENAT discusses.

HSBC EY Food for the Future: Sustainable Agriculture report

As we navigate through the uncertainties of COVID-19, food security is key. This sector report provides an in-depth look into sustainable agriculture across the value chain

The future impact on Middle East’s cities

The COVID-19 crisis has upended livelihoods and markets around the globe, and changed the way that millions of people live, work and communicate. Less obvious – but no less intriguing – is the impact all this is having on cities and urbanisation. Greg Clark, Senior Advisor, Future Cities and New Industries at HSBC explores.

HSBC EY: Built to Last Sustainable Buildings Frameworks report

By 2050, it is estimated that 70% of the world’s population will live in cities.1 This increasingly urban lifestyle will require new and better buildings to be built globally. Sustainable building practices can help cities meet this demand in a way that allows them to both honour their own climate change pledges, country commitments, whilst also helping to create future-proof infrastructure that may otherwise be at risk due to the effects of climate change.

Digital Economies for the Future MENA 2020 report

The MENA region could see approximately $400bn added to its economies over the next 15 years if artificial intelligence (AI) solutions are adopted. Against this backdrop, customers’ rapidly evolving needs means the banking industry must proactively explore sustainable and transformative digital solutions to disrupt the status quo – for the better. Digital economies are on the rise.

Green Loans

Today’s institutional investors are looking for the growth stories of tomorrow and sustainable futures. Green loans have a valuable role to play when it comes to reining in the impact of climate change as they aim to provide opportunities for companies that have sustainability embedded in their business models.F

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Future of Mobility MENA report

From walking over sand dunes to driving electric vehicles (EVs) on 10-lane highways; the rapid transformation of the MENA region’s mobility over the last century is unparalleled worldwide. What will the future of mobility look like across MENA?

HSBC Global and Regional Sustainable Finance and Investment 2019 survey

The most recent figures for sustainable investment globally, from April 2019, suggest there are now USD30.7 trillion of assets under management, an increase of 34 per cent over the previous three years. Find out more in our HSBC Global and MENA report.

Sustainability-Linked Loans

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) issues are gaining popularity amid demand for purpose-driven investing. Learn more about ESG-linked bonds and loans available to businesses.

Sustainable Investing


HSBC leads in landmark green transaction


Sustainable finance and investment propositions


ESG Academy: customer webinars that cover a range of sustainability topics, insights, and practices


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