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How we’re helping families in Hong Kong survive the COVID-19 crisis

Many tenants in Hong Kong live in tiny, subdivided flats and are struggling to cope. We’ve launched a fund to…

Many tenants in Hong Kong live in tiny, subdivided flats and are struggling to cope. We’ve launched a fund to…

Explore our world | 26 Jun 2020

Where our COVID-19 relief donations are going

From Nepal and India to the UK and the US, donations from our COVID-19 Global Charitable Fund have started to…

From Nepal and India to the UK and the US, donations from our COVID-19 Global Charitable Fund have started to…

Explore our world | 22 Jun 2020

The 21-year-old helping the visually impaired avoid a medicine mix up

After enrolling in our Futuremakers entrepreneurship programme, Wu discovered a simple and effective way to help millions of people in…

After enrolling in our Futuremakers entrepreneurship programme, Wu discovered a simple and effective way to help millions of people in…

Explore our world | 18 Jun 2020

The sport that’s helping girls break barriers

Soleha's life changed when she took up netball

Soleha's life changed when she took up netball

Explore our world | 15 Jun 2020

‘I beat the odds to become a football referee’

Damaris won’t let gender barriers stop her pursuing her dream

Damaris won’t let gender barriers stop her pursuing her dream

Explore our world | 15 Jun 2020

‘I hope my small donation can help’ – how our people are helping communities cope with COVID-19

Colleagues across the world are donating to our COVID-19 charitable fund, raising millions to help local communities

Colleagues across the world are donating to our COVID-19 charitable fund, raising millions to help local communities

Explore our world | 10 Jun 2020

Meet the 14-year-old girl tackling the male-dominated world of tech

Elizabeth joined our Futuremakers programme to pursue her tech dreams

Elizabeth joined our Futuremakers programme to pursue her tech dreams

Explore our world | 9 Jun 2020

Resilience, agility and humanity: lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

Our Chairman on why greater international cooperation must sideline ‘me-first thinking’ as governments step up their COVID-19 response

Our Chairman on why greater international cooperation must sideline ‘me-first thinking’ as governments step up their COVID-19 response

Explore our world | 13 May 2020

How we’re helping SMEs during COVID-19

The coronavirus is a global pandemic and, on an individual level, most of us are now familiar with the steps…

The coronavirus is a global pandemic and, on an individual level, most of us are now familiar with the steps…

Explore our world | 20 Apr 2020

COVID-19: keeping up supplies of food and medicine

When the crisis forced India into lockdown, our Solv platform helped to keep essential supplies on the move

When the crisis forced India into lockdown, our Solv platform helped to keep essential supplies on the move

Explore our world | 15 Apr 2020

Proud to be named ‘Best Customer Experience (CX) Institution of the year’

Living by the Bank’s ‘never settle’ valued behaviour, we won the greatest number of awards of all participating in the…

Living by the Bank’s ‘never settle’ valued behaviour, we won the greatest number of awards of all participating in the…

Explore our world | 15 Apr 2020

Climate risk is here, it’s evolving fast, and this is how we’re responding

Financial risks arising from climate change are becoming a mainstream risk but preparing for it is a different ball game

Financial risks arising from climate change are becoming a mainstream risk but preparing for it is a different ball game

Explore our world | 13 Feb 2020

Our female CEOs: Following as well as leading – Germana’s story

Germana Cruz, our CEO of Latin America and Brazil, on building trust and accepting imperfection

Germana Cruz, our CEO of Latin America and Brazil, on building trust and accepting imperfection

Explore our world | 8 Feb 2020

The Sustainable Development Goals: The time to act is now

Our new report reveals some major opportunities for the private sector to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals

Our new report reveals some major opportunities for the private sector to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals

Explore our world | 16 Jan 2020

Our female CEOs: Transforming adversity into purpose – Mansa’s story

Mansa Nettey, our CEO, Ghana, on the importance of honesty and building an environment conducive to success

Mansa Nettey, our CEO, Ghana, on the importance of honesty and building an environment conducive to success

Explore our world | 14 Jan 2020

International Day of Persons with Disability 2019: The future is accessible

This International Day of Persons with Disability, we want people to remember that there is no single definition of what…

This International Day of Persons with Disability, we want people to remember that there is no single definition of what…

Explore our world | 4 Dec 2019

Our female CEOs: Autonomy and avoiding negativity – Rowena’s story

Rowena Everson, our CEO, Poland, on the rewards of helping colleagues progress, and the importance of autonomy

Rowena Everson, our CEO, Poland, on the rewards of helping colleagues progress, and the importance of autonomy

Explore our world | 26 Nov 2019

International Men’s Day 2019: celebrating male role models

This International Men’s Day is about highlighting our male colleagues who are making a positive difference and challenging archaic attitudes

This International Men’s Day is about highlighting our male colleagues who are making a positive difference and challenging archaic attitudes

Explore our world | 19 Nov 2019