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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

Is blue the new green?

How blue financing can support the fight against climate change

How blue financing can support the fight against climate change

Explore our world | 5 Mar 2019

Here come the Futuremakers

We’re launching a new global campaign to help the next generation learn, earn and grow

We’re launching a new global campaign to help the next generation learn, earn and grow

Explore our world | 20 Feb 2019

I feel like the skills I offer are taken seriously

Sankareswaran Srinivasan, an analyst in our Chennai office, lost one of his senses when he was just six months old…

Sankareswaran Srinivasan, an analyst in our Chennai office, lost one of his senses when he was just six months old…

Explore our world | 3 Dec 2018

How I found my work-life balance: Evangelos’ story

When Evangelos found himself juggling a newborn baby, the passing of his mother, and commitments at work, he learned a…

When Evangelos found himself juggling a newborn baby, the passing of his mother, and commitments at work, he learned a…

Explore our world | 19 Nov 2018

We’ve tightened our financing criteria – what you need to know

Stricter standards for industries that have negative environmental or social impact, tackling deforestation, animal cruelty and more

Stricter standards for industries that have negative environmental or social impact, tackling deforestation, animal cruelty and more

Explore our world | 25 Oct 2018

It’s OK to not be OK

There's no such thing as ‘business as usual’ when it comes to mental health - stories from our people

There's no such thing as ‘business as usual’ when it comes to mental health - stories from our people

Explore our world | 9 Oct 2018

Here for good means saying no to coal

Why we're stopping our financing of new coal-fired power plants

Why we're stopping our financing of new coal-fired power plants

Explore our world | 25 Sep 2018

Saying no to coal – what you need to know

Top five questions answered on our decision to end coal financing

Top five questions answered on our decision to end coal financing

Explore our world | 25 Sep 2018

We can make globalisation work

The private sector can and must play a proactive role in contributing to sustainable economic growth

The private sector can and must play a proactive role in contributing to sustainable economic growth

Explore our world | 6 Sep 2018

Meet the people who inspired Hong Kong’s new banknotes

Our new notes for Hong Kong pay tribute to the city’s spirit

Our new notes for Hong Kong pay tribute to the city’s spirit

Explore our world | 30 Aug 2018

Illegal wildlife trafficking: it will take a network to defeat the networks

Illegal wildlife traffickers rely on financial systems just like other profit-chasing criminals, which means we can trace their activities

Illegal wildlife traffickers rely on financial systems just like other profit-chasing criminals, which means we can trace their activities

Explore our world | 6 Aug 2018

Fintechs and banks can work together to tackle money laundering

By forming partnerships with fintechs, banks can use AI and other cutting-edge technology to fight financial crime

By forming partnerships with fintechs, banks can use AI and other cutting-edge technology to fight financial crime

Explore our world | 12 Jul 2018

#IDAHOT: Nobody should feel they can’t be themselves at work

Adrian and Raheel met and became friends through our Allies Network, which provides support for all our LGBT+ colleagues

Adrian and Raheel met and became friends through our Allies Network, which provides support for all our LGBT+ colleagues

Explore our world | 16 May 2018

#IDAHOT: I want others to feel as included as I do

Our UK LGBT+ & Allies Network co-chair Ben Cawley shares why he believes positive messaging can make a difference

Our UK LGBT+ & Allies Network co-chair Ben Cawley shares why he believes positive messaging can make a difference

Explore our world | 16 May 2018

Fighting financial crime: why 2018 must be a breakthrough year

Our CEO Bill Winters explains how digital banking has created openings for criminals and why lenders must fight back

Our CEO Bill Winters explains how digital banking has created openings for criminals and why lenders must fight back

Explore our world | 14 May 2018

Bridging the gap between fintechs and banks: Jason’s story

Jason is passionate about the disruptive technologies that are changing the way we think about banking

Jason is passionate about the disruptive technologies that are changing the way we think about banking

Explore our world | 30 Apr 2018

Tackling human trafficking in the supply chain

Two teams, one mission: tackling modern-day slavery

Two teams, one mission: tackling modern-day slavery

Explore our world | 1 Apr 2018

Standing on the frontline of the fight against financial crime

How we're transforming our approach to tackling some of today's most dangerous financial crimes

How we're transforming our approach to tackling some of today's most dangerous financial crimes

Explore our world | 1 Apr 2018

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