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HSBC Holdings Plc. is a global banking and financial services organization headquartered in London, England. Through an international network linked by technology, HSBC provides a comprehensive range of financial services: personal financial services; commercial banking; corporate, investment banking and markets; private banking; and other activities. HSBC's international network comprises around 8,000 offices in over 88 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East, and Africa.

Ticker: HSBA-LN ISIN: GB0005405286
Address: 8 Canada Square , United Kingdom , London , , E14 5HQ Website: HSBC Holdings PLC
Phone #: 44-20-79918888 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

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HSBC Holdings PLC 60 53 63 66 56
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HSBC Holdings PLC 75% 39% 73% 76% 61%
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HSBC Holdings PLC
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
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Rankings are in percentile terms, compared to other companies in the same industry and country Community Employees
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HSBC Holdings PLC 47% 53% 25% 72% 72% 74%
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HSBC Holdings PLC 87% 82% 59% 64% 50% 76%
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.2209 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 27115.2674 NA
BSI 50 85.9199 88.4717 NA
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Brand Value 2014 10 22864.555 87304 A brand strength is assessed by using our Brand Strength Index framework. This benchmarks the strength, risk and future potential of a brand relative to its competitors by assessing input measures, brand equity measures, and output performance across four
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0. Further Information NA PLEASE NOTE: The Scope 1, 2 and 3 verification statement for question 8.6 and 8.7 and 15.2 was added to the CDP 2012 HSBC response on 19 September 2012 after the response had been scored. NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Headquartered in London, HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world and one of the industry's most valuable brands. HSBC's international network comprises around 7,200 offices in 85 countries and territories in f NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i) 00016 This depends on the scale of the reputational risk. Given our brand value (estimated at over US$27 bn), the financial implications could be considerable . We must lead by example in our commitment to reduce our operational environmental impac NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/11/8611/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/6.ClimateChangeOpportunities/05_f_greenbanks_wiretop20.pdf NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i) 00001, 2, 3: The EU has the largest share of the low-carbon energy market currently at 33%. In our Sizing the Low Carbon Economy Report we predicted that the EU low-carbon energy economy will grow to an estimated US$429-696bn by 2020. This same report NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i) 00007 - 00011 Increases in the number and severity of extreme weather events globally are expected to cause damage costing between US$80 and US$120 billion a year 2010-2020. The greatest impact will be in emerging markets, hence where potential busin NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i) 00012 We believe that engaging key stakeholder groups in our climate change approach is beneficial and supports our overall brand value. In 2011 Brand Finance named HSBC the most valuable banking brand globally, estimating our worth to be over $27bn. NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA Yes NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 NA 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA Yes NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA The HSBC Climate Change Benchmark Index is used by institutional investors to reduce risk in relation to climate change. It is operated on a subscription basis. The Climate Change Benchmark Index has been designed to reflect and track the stock market pe NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 4 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Dedicated budget for low carbon product R&D, Employee engagement, Internal price of carbon NA NA
5. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/11/8611/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/5.ClimateChangeRisks/080905_forest_land_and_forest_products_sector_policy_summary.pdf NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA NA NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i) 00001 Cap-and-trade systems that increase the cost of power will have a direct impact on our operational costs. We estimate that a 10% increase in cost would result in a less than 1% increase in total operational costs. We estimate the cost to purchase NA NA
14. Further Information NA HSBC purchased VER's equal to its global emissions in 2011. HSBC has purchased VER's equal to its carbon emissions since Q4 2005 (trial) and its annual emissions since 2006 as part of HSBC's carbon neutrality programme. HSBC has ceased its carbon neutral NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA Douglas Flint, HSBC's Group Chairman is ultimately responsible for climate change matters. The Group Head of Human Resources is responsible for Corporate Sustainability on behalf of the Group Chief Executive and the Group Management Board. Regular revie NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Decreased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA Slightly Decreased NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Decrease: Emissions reduction activities, Increase: Divestment, Decrease: Other, Decrease: Other, Increase: Change in physical operating conditions NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: 6.7, Increase: , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 86 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E B A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA i) HSBC’s Group Chairman, Group Chief Executive and other senior bank executives engage with governments and regulators around the globe on creating a sustainable financial system. We believe it is in the interests of governments, banks, investors and NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No Yes Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 36257 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/11/8611/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/3112 CC Illinois laser.pdf NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 9 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i) 00007, 9, 11, 12, 13 (Direct) Dependent on the type of risk and the geography. Impacts include increased insurance premiums repairs, rebuilding of infrastructure, increased operational costs (eg greater energy use), loss of work time, impact on busi NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA The Board has ultimate responsibility for climate change risks and opportunities. HSBC’s Global Risk Management function is headed by the Group Chief Risk Officer (GCRO) who has responsibility for retail and wholesale credit, market, insurance, pension, o NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Our business strategy is aligned to two long term trends – growth in world trade and cross border capital flows (over the next decade we expect 35 markets to represent 90% of world trade growth). HSBC is ideally positioned to capture international financ NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No Yes Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA USD($) NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA HSBC's values and business principles play an important part in improving business performance and protecting and enhancing the Group's reputation and brand. Our business principles include:-- Sustainability: Taking account of the views of HSBC’s shareh NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA NA NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 NA 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 NA 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 26000 13638000
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. USD($)
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA In line with our ambition to be recognised as the world’s leading international bank, we aspire to lead the industry in our standards of conduct. We expect all HSBC employees to act with courageous integrity in the execution of their duties by being: dep NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NA
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Decreased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
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14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next 2 years Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No Yes Yes
2. Attachments NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA In responding to questions 2.1a) and 2.2a) above, the separate points (i, ii, iii etc) under each response refer to the suggested response format. So for 2.1a) i) Scope of process ii) How risks/opportunities are assessed at company level iii) How risks/o NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA i) Global Corporate Sustainability is responsible for a) formulating sustainability risk policies, including oversight of our sustainability risk standards, management of the Equator Principles and sector-based sustainability policies for the chemicals, e NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA i) Our sustainability strategy is:-• Manage our environmental footprint and reduce costs• Meet the challenges of today and anticipate the opportunities of tomorrow• Invest in individuals to create sustainable communities• Attract, retain and develop the b NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA Group CEO and other senior bank executives engage with governments and regulators around the globe on creating a sustainable finance system. In all our dealings with governments and regulators we aim to be transparent, add value and to become trusted part NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? Yes
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? Yes
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute and intensity targets Absolute and intensity targets
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No No Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 6 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Dedicated budget for other emissions reduction activities, Employee engagement, Internal incentives/recognition programs, Other, Other NA
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4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information HSBC has a dedicated Corporate Sustainability Communications team, responsible for delivering communications which clearly reflect HSBC’s corporate sustainability agenda and which enhance and protect HSBC’s reputation on sustainability issues amongst key
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 25 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
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5. Further Information NA In the text boxes above i), ii) and iii) relate to:- (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods we are using to manage this risk (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i) 10/12/14/15/16/18 (Direct) Dependent on the type of risk and the geography. Impacts include increased insurance premiums, repairs, rebuilding of infrastructure, increased operational costs (eg greater energy use), loss of work time, impact on busine NA
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i) 19 This depends on the scale of the reputational risk. With a brand value estimated at US$22.9bn, the financial implications could be considerable. We must lead by example in our commitment to reduce our operational environmental impacts. There is a NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA In the text boxes above i), ii) and iii) relate to:-(i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity before taking action; (ii) the methods we are using to manage this opportunity(iii) the costs associated with these actions NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i 14 We believe that by engaging key stakeholder groups in our climate change approach is beneficial and supports our overall brand value, estimated at US$22.9bn in 2012. The strategy is also designed to deliver against our goal of reducing our per em NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/11/8611/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/7.EmissionsMethodology/Factors table.xlsx NA
7. Further Information NA HSBC's CO2 emissions are calculated based on the energy used in its buildings as well as employee business travel from its worldwide operations. The data gathered on energy consumption and distance travelled are converted to CO2 emissions using conversion NA
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
2013 Performance Band E A A NA
2013 Score 0 97 100 NA
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA NA NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Headquartered in London, HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world and one of the industry’s most valuable brands. HSBC’s international network comprises around 6,600 offices in 81 countries and territories in s NA
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2014 CEI Rating 100 NA
Firm-wide Organizational Competency Programs (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Fortune 1000 850 NA 1 NA
Has Employer-Supported Employee Resource Group OR Firm-Wide Diversity Council (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Has Parity Across Other “Soft” Benefits for Partners (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Headquarters Location New York, NY NA
Offers Partner Health/Medical Insurance (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Offers Transgender-Inclusive Health Insurance Coverage (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Positively Engages the External LGBT Community (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity or Expression (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Responsible Citizenship Employers will have 25 points deducted from their score for a large-scale official or public anti-LGBT blemish on their recent records (-25 points) NA Yes NA
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Reduce 0 32 52 NA
Report 0 11 12 NA
Review 0 16 27 NA
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Rank by Context-Based Score (1 to 100) 100 89 1 Climate counts rank
Sustainable N N Y If a company has a score of less than or equal to one (?1), it is considered “sustainable”, whereas a company with a score greater than one (>1) is considered “unsustainable”
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Total Assets in thousands 0 189232 1592819178 Assets at time of exam. Reported in thousands ($000s).
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2011 Electricity Usage /MWh 35 1476000 272242310 Annual electricity consumption resulting from all operations within the defined boundaries of a given organisation.
2011 Renewables Usage /MWh 5 1476000 20498400 Total number of MWh of electricity or proxy purchased globally from renewable energy power-generating projects directly or indirectly.
Biomass/Biofuel (%) 0 0 100 Biomass = woody waste; agricultural crops or waste; animal and other organic waste; energy crops; co-firing of biomass in fossil fuel generation plants. Biofuel = biofuels such as bioethanol and biodiesel.
Blend (%) 0 0 100 Blend = renewable electricity consisting of a mix of renewables as provided by for example third-party marketers.
Country UK NA
Geothermal (%) 0 0 79 Geothermal = all electricity from geothermal facilities.
Global CREX rank 1 179 280 The CREX participants are ranked based on the percentage of renewable electricity procured for their own use in 2011, calculated by dividing renewable electricity consumption by total electricity consumption for the period.
Hydro (%) 0 0 100 Hydro = hydro projects from new generation capacity.
Sector Financials NA ICB system top-level industry designation (via the Bloomberg Terminal).
Solar (%) 0 0 100 Solar = all electricity produced solar photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal facilities.
Unknown (%) 0 0 100
Waste to energy (%) 0 0 100 Waste-to-energy = electricity using landfill gas or waste from other facilities such as wastewater treatment stations.
Wind (%) 0 100 100 Wind = all electricity from wind turbines.
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Reported Scope 3 Total (tCO2e) 670000000 158000 0 Indicated the total reported Scope 3 (all other indirect emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. Where no Scope 3 emissions are reported, this is recorded as "No Data"
Scope 1+2 Intensity 11162.43 7.8 0.3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions and dividing by its turnover.
Global 800 Carbon Rank 800 381 1 Carbon Ranking of 800 international companies. Ranking is determined by EIO Methodology. See Source Info sheet for comments on it
No. of Scope 3 Categories Reported 1 1 15 This column indicates the number of Scope 3 Categories reported. Once placed into one of the four Disclosure Categories, companies are ranked by the number of Scope 3 categories disclosed.
Reported Scope 1+2 Total (tCO2e) 282000000 833000 843 The total reported Scope 1 (all direct emissions) and Scope 2 (indirect electricity emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol
Accepted or Inferred Scope 3 Intensity 8547.13 531.72 64.51 Unless the company reports all 15 Scope 3 categories as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard, an inferred figure based on the highest reported intensity for that sector, across the Global ET Universe, is shown
Category No Public Data Orange Public, Complete, and Verified data Companies are placed into one of four data or 'disclosure' categories: 1) Public, Complete, and Verified data; 2) Public, Complete, and Unverified data; 3) Public, Incomplete, Verified or Unverified data; 4) No Public Data
Combined Scope 1+2+3 Intensity 12161.68 273.66 34.24 Combined Scope 1+2_3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions at 100% (disclosed or inferred) + 50% of Scope 3 emissions (disclosed or inferred).
Market Value ($Million) 1667.87 194280 358143.1 A company's market value, or market capitalism (number of shares times x share price). This value was taken on 23.08.2011
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 218 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 78 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 764 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 3.2 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Report reference ISO Standards? NA No NA NA
Sector NA Financial Services NA NA
Country (HQ) NA United Kingdom NA NA
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Guidelines NA GRI - G4 NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No No Yes GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2013 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Europe NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA http://www.hsbc.com/citizenship/sustainability/reports-and-downloads NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA NA NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA Sustainability Report 2012 NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Financial Services NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Financial Services NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA MNE NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Envtl. Mgmt. 28.6 76.4 91.9 Based on an analysis of companies tracked in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform, the Environmental Management Score is an assessment of how a company manages its environmental performance through policies, programs, targets, certifications, and the like. To
Green Score 0 75.5 100 NA
Rank 500 32 1 NA
Disclosure 0 80.4 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen
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Carbon Productivity 0.015 0.332 0.963 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.007 0.363 0.957 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.0 0.307 0.843 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No No Yes A mechanism to link the remuneration of any member of a company's senior executive team with the achievement of environmental performance targets.
Rank 500 324 1
Reputation 0.005 0.007 1 The Reputation score is made up of two components: (1) The RepRisk Index, which is a quantitative measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company exposure to ESG risks. (2) The second component is based on the number of environmental issues that
Sustainability Themed Committee No Yes Yes The existence of a committee at the Board of Directors level whose mandate is related to the sustainability of the company, including but not limited to environmental matters.
Waste Productivity 0.014 0.316 0.97 Waste Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / [Total waste generated (metric tonnes) – waste recycled/reused (metric tonnes)].
Water Productivity 0.012 0.358 0.992 Water Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / Total water use (m3).
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Corporate Governance 3 0.8 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 24 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 0 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 0.2 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
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Value of USG Contracts (in millions) 990 NA 1 Value of Iranian contracts.
Withdrawn NA Was the association with Iran withdrawn?
Nationality UK Country the company is in.
On the list Yes Yes Is the company on the list.
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include_continued_support_statement 0 1 1 NA
additional_questions 0 0 1 NA
cop_web_link NA http://www.unglobalcompact.org/COPs/detail/18182 NA NA
created_at NA 39700.5616 NA NA
differentiation NA active NA NA
ends_on NA 39691 NA NA
include_measurement 0 1 1 NA
meets_advanced_criteria 0 0 1 NA
method_shared NA all_access NA NA
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 NA
references_environment 0 1 1 NA
references_human_rights 0 1 1 NA
references_labour 0 1 1 NA
starts_on NA 39325 NA NA
title NA Communication on Progress NA NA
updated_at NA 39700.5616 NA NA
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include_measurement 0 1 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 01/01/2012 NA Start Date
differentiation NA active NA At what level is the declarer?
ends_on NA 12/01/2012 NA End Date
format NA standalone NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
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Strategic Partners Yes Yes Strategic Partners comprise some of the world’s leading corporate citizens and provide essential leadership in support of the Forum’s mission. Strategic Partners are a key force in our activities and communities at the global, regional and industry levels. They help shape our initiatives, projects and task forces and give intellectual guidance through the participation of their most senior executives on steering boards and in advisory groups. Their considerable financial support and in-kind services – including the provision of dedicated staff to assist with our operations – allow the Forum to deliver its programmes and advance worldwide economic and social progress.
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