Headquartered in London, HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. HSBC’s international network comprises over 9,800 offices in 77 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa.
With listings on the London, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Bermuda stock exchanges, shares in HSBC Holdings plc are held by nearly 200,000 shareholders in some 100 countries and territories. The shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of American Depositary Receipts.
Through an international network linked by advanced technology, including a rapidly growing e-commerce capability, HSBC provides a comprehensive range of financial services: personal financial services; commercial banking; corporate, investment banking and markets; private banking; and other activities.
HSBC Holding plc & CSR
For HSBC, corporate social responsibility means addressing the expectations of our customers, shareholders, employees and other stakeholders in managing our business responsibly and sensitively for long-term success. We continue to believe that our greatest social responsibility is to be a successful company. That is the best way of fulfilling our obligations to our customers, shareholders, colleagues and the world at large. HSBC’s operations around the world create wealth that helps to sustain the jobs and livelihoods of millions of people. Our approach to lending and investment is based on our own business principles and values, society’s expectations and, fundamentally, an assessment of risk.