HSBC Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2005

  • 2006/07/28
Time period
  • January 2005  –  December 2005
  • The theme of HSBC's CSR Report for 2005 is the role of financial services in responding to climate change. In the report, you will find examples of HSBC's leadership in this important area, including the Group's commitment to carbon neutrality and its carbon neutral pilot project. You can also find out about HSBC Group's sustainable business strategy and efforts to manage both sustainability risks and opportunities.

Principles covered
  • Principle 1 - Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights
  • Principle 2 - Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses
  • Principle 3 - Businesses should uphold freedom of association & effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
  • Principle 4 - The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour
  • Principle 5 - The effective abolition of child labour
  • Principle 6 - Eliminate discrimination in respect of employment and occupation
  • Principle 7 - Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges
  • Principle 8 - Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility
  • Principle 9 - Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
  • Principle 10 - Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery
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