• Climate litigation unlikely to be as significant in Asia, says HSBC

    24 February 2023

    As climate-related litigation ramps up around the world, HSBC has predicted it will be much less prevalent across Asia.

  • Vague COP15 agreement is 'not a Paris moment', warns HSBC

    20 December 2022

    The global biodiversity framework agreed at the COP15 conference this week failed to meet expectations among some observers that it could provide an equivalent target to 'net zero' for nature, according to a research note by HSBC.

  • COP27 showing 'no clear pathway' on progress yet

    14 November 2022

    As the COP27 climate summit reaches the half-way point, there is "no clear pathway" to success and no certainty a 'cover document' for the event will be agreed, HSBC has warned.

  • COP26 delivered 'more successes than failures', says HSBC

    16 November 2021

    HSBC said the Glasgow Climate Pact was a "balanced outcome" that generally built positively on previous COP agreements...

  • The 12 key take-aways from the IPCC report, according to HSBC

    10 August 2021

    This week's report on climate science from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) should prove to be "yet another wake-up call for governments to set ambitious, credible climate targets that cover both mitigation and adaptation", according to HSBC.

  • Significant variance in Asian company ESG data disclosure

    04 June 2020

    Public disclosure of key environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics among Asian firms varies significantly by country of origin, a database launched by HSBC has revealed.

  • Methane deal 'could be next' for US-China talks

    29 July 2013

    Cutting methane emissions could be next on the agenda for the US and China, amid signs that the "two carbon elephants" are increasingly cooperating to tackle climate change, according to a report.