Hang Seng ranks first in the list of Equileap Gender-Equal Companies among the local banks in Hong Kong in 2021/2022. We are also constituent of a variety of indices, including MSCI Pacific ex Japan SRI Index, FTSE4GOOD, Hong Kong Business Sustainability Index and Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability index.
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The Board takes overall responsibility for ESG matters and their integration into the Bank’s strategies. It guides the management and monitoring of ESG matters, which have been identified as relevant to the Bank by the Executive Committee based on the recommendation of the newly-formed ESG Steering Committee.
To be carbon neutral in our operations by 2030 is key among the new ESG targets that we set in 2021. This commitment makes us the first local bank in Hong Kong to lay down a concrete roadmap towards carbon neutrality and we are pleased to report that good progress has already been made in 2021.
Hang Seng Bank aspires to become a leading entity to drive ESG in the banking industry. To achieve this, we are stepping up the consideration and inclusion of ESG issues with respect to our products, services, operations and disclosures.
We are aware that we need to continue to broaden the variety of our products and services, as well as increase our contribution to tackling issues that require a global response. In particular, we shall focus on sustainable finance that addresses one out of many major and urgent challenges of climate change.
Hang Seng Bank is now more ESG-focused. Watch the video to learn more about our ESG implementation plan for 2021 and beyond.
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