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  1. State Grid sells 8 coal-fired plants as industry restructuring winds up

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng State Grid Corp of China has agreed to sell eight coal-fired plants to seven state-owned companies, marking the completion of separating the industry's generation and distribution operations. The power distribution monopoly, which owns all bu ...

  2. Party petitions HSBC over charges

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The Liberal Party has launched a petition drive to protest against plans by HSBC to charge clients receiving printed account statements HK$20 a year from 2011. It said the bank was using environmental protection as an excuse to 'grab money' and the move was unfair to those without easy access to HSBC's online service. The party also plans ...

  3. HSBC is spreading the green message

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... Written by May Chan Daily office routines and ordinary staff activities can, with a creative twist, be turned into collective environmental protection efforts of a corporate, as HSBC has ... was intended to be a staff amenity for informal meetings and leisure activities, according to Maverick Leung Ho-yee, sports and recreation manager of the Asia-Pacific administration of HSBC ...

  4. HSBC move on climate change

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... products. Observatory director Lam Chiu-ying has been invited to write a column on climate change and people can share views and discuss issues on the website. HSBC deputy chairwoman Laura Cha Shih May-lung said climate change was 'everybody's business'. 'It is in the best interest of HSBC to care for the environmental well-being of Hong Kong and of the planet,' she ...

  5. Low-carbon path offers way out of downturn, says HSBC adviser

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... and industries,' said Lord Stern, a former chief economist for the World Bank and now a special adviser for HSBC's economic development and climate change group. That was why, he said at a press ...

  6. HSBC rooftop garden offers breath of fresh air

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai It may be stuffy and dusty on the street in Mong Kok, but 16 floors up on the roof of one of HSBC's buildings it is a different world, where people can have breathing ... and Argyle Street. The garden, measuring more than 4,000 sq ft, is the first of its kind among HSBC's properties in Hong Kong and may also be a pioneer in the heart of Mong Kok, with its solid ...

  7. HSBC role in listing of Samling defended

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Bank says logging firm is improving practices HSBC has defended its role in helping Samling Global list in Hong Kong, saying the Malaysian logging company is improving environmental and social practices and that the bank will continue to support it. HSBC, along with Macquarie Bank and Credit Suisse, in February arranged the HK$2.18 billion listing for Samling, ...

  8. HSBC puts green policy on emissions into action

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai HSBC is eyeing the mainland and India for investment opportunities in renewable energy projects in an attempt to become 'carbon neutral' by next year, the banking giant said yesterday. The process would entail the world's third-largest bank fully compensating for all the emissions it produces. Last year, HSBC is estimated to have generated 700,000 ...

  9. HSBC in global green drive with carbon-neutral scheme

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Allan Nam

    ... that will contribute to reducing carbon dioxide emissions. At the end of last year, HSBC became the first big bank to commit to going carbon-neutral- the process of fully compensating for all carbon dioxide ... reporting directly to the group chief executive. 'The task force will include five HSBC employees and two external partners: The Climate Group and ICF Consulting. When we are confident we can ...

  10. Eco-friendly profession grows

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... HSBC's Climate Change Corporate Partnership Programme is designed to support customers with financial and non-financial solutions to build sustainable businesses. The bank also helps companies ... of 'greening' their day-to-day operations. The initiative includes green equipment financing that allows customers to invest in eco-friendly equipment. HSBC also offers an energy-efficiency loan scheme ...




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