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Our female CEOs: From chartered accountant to CEO – Zarin’s story

Zarin Daruwala, our CEO, India, on learning on the job in agribusiness, and how work-life balance should not compromise one's…

Zarin Daruwala, our CEO, India, on learning on the job in agribusiness, and how work-life balance should not compromise one's…

Explore our world | 6 days ago

Sustainable deposit: How your money can support the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Our sustainable deposit goes global to help address some of the world’s biggest issues

Our sustainable deposit goes global to help address some of the world’s biggest issues

Explore our world | 6 days ago

Our female CEOs: From student union to senior management – Cynthia’s story

Cynthia El Asmar, our CEO, Lebanon, on how our experiences make us who we are, and the importance of building…

Cynthia El Asmar, our CEO, Lebanon, on how our experiences make us who we are, and the importance of building…

Explore our world | 6 Nov 2019

Our female CEOs: Sharing positivity and staying resilient – Mary’s story

Mary Huen, our CEO, Hong Kong, on getting out of your comfort zone and the importance of diversity

Mary Huen, our CEO, Hong Kong, on getting out of your comfort zone and the importance of diversity

Explore our world | 28 Oct 2019

Our female CEOs: Learning, leading and home in time for netball – Tracy’s story

Tracy Clarke, our CEO, Europe & Americas, and CEO, Private Banking, on democratic leadership and the importance of getting to…

Tracy Clarke, our CEO, Europe & Americas, and CEO, Private Banking, on democratic leadership and the importance of getting to…

Explore our world | 22 Oct 2019

Our female CEOs: Smashing the stereotypes – Lynette’s story

Lynette Ortiz, our CEO, Philippines, on challenging gender stereotypes and inspiring women in the country

Lynette Ortiz, our CEO, Philippines, on challenging gender stereotypes and inspiring women in the country

Explore our world | 15 Oct 2019

Our female CEOs: Leadership, reinvention and relevancy – Rola’s story

Rola Abu Manneh, our CEO, UAE, on leading the diversity and inclusion agenda, and the barriers to female leadership

Rola Abu Manneh, our CEO, UAE, on leading the diversity and inclusion agenda, and the barriers to female leadership

Explore our world | 8 Oct 2019

Our female CEOs: Lessons in life and leadership – Jerry’s story

Jerry Zhang, our CEO, China, on how she maintains a work-life balance, and finding potential in mistakes

Jerry Zhang, our CEO, China, on how she maintains a work-life balance, and finding potential in mistakes

Explore our world | 23 Sep 2019

Our female CEOs: The principles of management – Caroline’s story

Caroline Eber-Ittel, our CEO and Country Head, Global Banking, France, on how management is about following your instincts and doing…

Caroline Eber-Ittel, our CEO and Country Head, Global Banking, France, on how management is about following your instincts and doing…

Explore our world | 16 Sep 2019

Microfinance: lifting families and communities out of poverty

Saraswati and Minara are two people who inspire our microfinance work

Saraswati and Minara are two people who inspire our microfinance work

Explore our world | 27 Aug 2019

We’re committed to putting disability inclusion front and centre

We want to do our part to ensure people with disabilities are included, which is why we’ve signed up to…

We want to do our part to ensure people with disabilities are included, which is why we’ve signed up to…

Explore our world | 22 Jul 2019

Addressing the youth skills gap

Learn, earn and grow. How we're helping the next generation

Learn, earn and grow. How we're helping the next generation

Explore our world | 15 Jul 2019

We’ve launched our first Sustainability Bond – and it focuses on emerging markets

The move will help bring capital to where it matters most, combat climate change and increase access to finance for…

The move will help bring capital to where it matters most, combat climate change and increase access to finance for…

Explore our world | 25 Jun 2019

The sustainable finance revolution – your questions answered

Our expert on why banks must help safeguard the future of our planet

Our expert on why banks must help safeguard the future of our planet

Explore our world | 3 Jun 2019

We’re banking on cultural diversity

We celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development by spotlighting some of our Chinese ‘corridor bankers’

We celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development by spotlighting some of our Chinese ‘corridor bankers’

Explore our world | 21 May 2019

On the frontline of tackling the illegal wildlife trade

We’ve been liaising with experts who can share their frontline experience on fighting the illegal wildlife trade. One of those…

We’ve been liaising with experts who can share their frontline experience on fighting the illegal wildlife trade. One of those…

Explore our world | 20 May 2019

IDAHOTB 2019: a celebration of inclusivity

We spoke to our colleagues Ravi and Dharm about their experiences as LGBT+ people in India, and their reactions to…

We spoke to our colleagues Ravi and Dharm about their experiences as LGBT+ people in India, and their reactions to…

Explore our world | 17 May 2019

We’ve launched the world’s first Sustainable Deposit

Our new product for corporate clients will bring more private capital to where it matters most

Our new product for corporate clients will bring more private capital to where it matters most

Explore our world | 16 May 2019

Moving to a low-carbon future – why banks and companies need to step up

We’re making progress on understanding our contribution to climate goals, but cannot go it alone

We’re making progress on understanding our contribution to climate goals, but cannot go it alone

Explore our world | 7 May 2019

Why sustainability should be at the forefront of finance

Sustainability and finance should go hand in hand if we’re to solve the world’s environmental and social challenges

Sustainability and finance should go hand in hand if we’re to solve the world’s environmental and social challenges

Explore our world | 17 Apr 2019

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