2023 Brochure released!

HSBC

Booth C70

Headline Sponsor for the Sustainable Resources Theatre
Programme Sponsor for Sustainability for SMEs (day 2 / BEC Sustainable Business Theatre)

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited is the founding member of the HSBC Group. HSBC serves customers worldwide from offices in 64 countries and territories in its geographical regions: Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa. With assets of US$3,022 billion at 31 March 2022, HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world.

Our purpose – Opening up a world of opportunity – explains why we exist. We’re here to use our unique expertise, capabilities, breadth and perspectives to open up new kinds of opportunity for our customers. We’re bringing together the people, ideas and capital that nurture progress and growth, helping to create a better world – for our customers, our people, our investors, our communities and the planet we all share.

Our sustainability goals for 2022:

Our sustainability goals:

“Partnering and engaging with our clients in the transition to net zero is at the heart of our approach.”

The transition to net zero is one of HSBC’s four strategic pillars.
With our global scale, deep expertise and strong presence in emerging markets, HSBC has an important role in the transition to a more sustainable world. But we want to go further than just playing our part in helping to tackle the climate crisis. This pillar of our strategy shows that we want to help to lead the global transition. We have committed to:

  • Align our financed emissions – the greenhouse gas emissions of our portfolio of clients – to net zero by 2050.
  • Accelerate new climate solutions in areas such as nature, clean technology, and sustainable infrastructure.
  • Inspire our customers to invest to support positive change.
  • Influence the global policy agenda to promote a just and inclusive transition.

Solutions Showcase:

  • Green Finance & Investments

UN SDG goals that we align with:

  • SDG 13 Climate Action

Legal Name: The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

Meet our speakers:

Francois-Xavier Guiot

Head of Strategic Growth and Sustainability

Wealth and Personal Banking, Hong Kong, HSBC

Francois-Xavier Guiot

Head of Strategic Growth and Sustainability

Wealth and Personal Banking, Hong Kong, HSBC

Francois-Xavier is Head of Strategic Growth, Collaboration, and Sustainability for HSBC Wealth and Personal Banking in Hong Kong. He is driving the ESG ambition in HK, which is to partner and equip with the local communities to create a sustainable impact.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

To raise customer awareness on the sustainability agenda and to help them to understand their sustainability impacts.

Thomas Elliott

Managing Director, Head of Client Coverage, Commercial Banking

HSBC

Thomas Elliott

Managing Director, Head of Client Coverage, Commercial Banking

HSBC

Tom leads the Client Coverage team for Hong Kong Commercial Banking, responsible for senior corporate client coverage, structured lending and event financing transactions, sustainable finance, and lending and portfolio management. Having joined HSBC in 2007, Tom has worked across Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Americas, with past roles spanning leveraged finance, large corporate coverage of the infrastructure sector, and leading structured lending credit approvals for HSBC’s Global Banking and Commercial Banking clients across Asia region.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

As momentum continues to reach new levels, I hope to see even more Hong Kong companies articulating Sustainability plans and objectives, as we all collectively strive towards net-zero.

Carrie Ng

Head of Sustainable Finance, Hong Kong Commercial Banking

HSBC

Carrie Ng

Head of Sustainable Finance, Hong Kong Commercial Banking

HSBC

Carrie is the Head of Sustainable Finance for HSBC Hong Kong Commercial Banking where she is responsible for driving the ESG agenda in the business.  She is also a member of the Hong Kong Green Finance Association Green and Sustainable Banking Working Group.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

I would like to see more businesses and individuals undertaking sustainability initiatives or actions – can be as simple as installing water saving nozzles!

Christina Ong

Head of Business Banking, Commercial Banking

HSBC

Christina Ong

Head of Business Banking, Commercial Banking

HSBC

Ms Ong is responsible for driving the growth of HSBC’s business banking franchise in Hong Kong, strengthening the Bank’s commitment to support SMEs and startups through its expertise, extensive network and continuous digital innovations.

With more than 25 years of experience with HSBC, Christina has held various key management roles spanning client coverage across SMEs, mid-market segment and large corporates, strategy and propositions, as well as marketing.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Being the trusted banking partner to SMEs in Hong Kong to help drive sustainable business growth.

Jonathan Drew

Head of Global Banking Sustainability, Asia-Pacific

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

Jonathan Drew

Head of Global Banking Sustainability, Asia-Pacific

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

Jonathan graduated with an MA in Economics from Cambridge University in England and is also qualified as a Chartered Accountant.  Jonathan started his banking career more than 30 years ago in London and has worked in a diverse range of markets including Latin America and the Middle East has been based in Hong Kong since 1997 witnessing first-hand the rapid growth of Asia.  During this time, he has been involved successful advisory and financing transactions across a wide range of industrial and services sectors including energy, manufacturing, transportation, infrastructure and financial services, with a focus on resource efficiency and sustainability. These transactions have involved supporting projects, corporates and institutions to approach various financial markets and structuring innovative and tailored solutions to meet the often large and always specific needs of clients. Over the last 8 years Jonathan has led HSBC’s efforts in Sustainable Finance in Asia, assisting clients in the development of sustainability and transition strategies and communicating these to ensure best access to financial markets.  Jonathan has also been active in broader market development including driving awareness and engagement on the urgency of the need to transition and the development of robust financial products to support the implementation of the transition to a sustainable and resilient future.  Jonathan is a member of the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Green Finance Association and is also the founding chair of the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association Green and Sustainable Loan Committee.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Delivering capital solutions to enable clients to transition and grow their business to be resilient and create real value for their stakeholders.