• HSBC: 'Inklings' of more nuanced investor demands of SLB targets

    03 March 2023

    HSBC said there are already "inklings" of investors returning to more nuanced assessments of sustainability-linked bonds (SLB) in 2023, with less pressure on issuers setting vague targets for emissions reductions in their value chains.

  • SLB step-downs are 'opportunity' for sovereigns

    29 April 2022

    HSBC has highlighted an "opportunity" for sovereigns to include 'step-down' provisions in their sustainability-linked bond frameworks.

  • HSBC urges investors to support under threat social bond market

    28 March 2022

    HSBC has urged investors to continue to support the social bond market or else it is "under threat", after social investment dropped materially following a boost in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.