HSBC awarded Sustainable Bank of the Year by the FT

HSBC has bagged the title of sustainable bank of the year at the Financial Times Sustainable Banking Awards.The bank was praised by the judges for its “impressively integrated… emphasis on the triple bottom line”, its readiness to grasp sustainability-related opportunities as well as avoid risk, and its leading position on climate change – including its decision to go carbon neutral.

Brazilian bank ABN Amro Real was named emerging markets sustainable bank of the year, after the judges drew attention to its role in developing the BOVESPA sustainability index and launching Brazil’s first carbon credit fund.



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