For HSBC, corporate responsibility (CR) means managing our business responsibly and sensitively for long-term success. As part of our CR, HSBC strives to be a catalyst for progress in the communities we serve.
Focusing on education and the environment, HSBC builds strong, enduring relationships with a wide range of organizations, providing the resources and tools to sustain long-term results. HSBC's 2010 social investment was $18.9 million for North America (U.S. and Canada combined) and we were honored to have been recognized by 10 of our partner organizations for our philanthropy.
The Community Investment department manages HSBC's social investment primarily through stewarding HSBC's contributions and leading employee engagement initiatives.
HSBC is committed to investing in education, particularly for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
HSBC seeks to demonstrate high standards of environmental stewardship.
HSBC provides financial and volunteer support to qualified nonprofit organizations.