The HSBC headquarters in Hong Kong’s Central. The bank’s third ESG sentiment survey this year polled 352 financial professionals across the globe in roles related to ESG decision-making. Photo: Yik Yeung -man
The HSBC headquarters in Hong Kong’s Central. The bank’s third ESG sentiment survey this year polled 352 financial professionals across the globe in roles related to ESG decision-making. Photo: Yik Yeung -man

Will inflation derail ESG targets? HSBC poll finds almost 60 per cent of financial professionals believe higher costs could hinder sustainability strategies

  • Rising costs are generally thought to have a negative impact on sustainability, HSBC analysts say in report
  • Rising costs and uncertain market conditions might force business leaders to make short-term decisions, Baker McKenzie separately says

The HSBC headquarters in Hong Kong’s Central. The bank’s third ESG sentiment survey this year polled 352 financial professionals across the globe in roles related to ESG decision-making. Photo: Yik Yeung -man
The HSBC headquarters in Hong Kong’s Central. The bank’s third ESG sentiment survey this year polled 352 financial professionals across the globe in roles related to ESG decision-making. Photo: Yik Yeung -man
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