VANCOUVER, April 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Earth Rangers, the Nature Conservancy
of Canada, Laval University and the United Way have all benefited from
donations from HSBC Bank Canada and are among the organizations
profiled in the HSBC Bank Canada in the Community 2012 report. This
Public Accountability Statement for HSBC Bank Canada, its subsidiaries
and affiliates is now available.
The report also contains information on other educational, environmental
and community organizations supported by HSBC Bank Canada as well as
information on HSBC's commitment to its employees and customers.
Paulo Maia, President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank Canada,
said: "In 2012 HSBC Bank Canada provided support to over 130 charitable
organizations in Canada, allowing these groups to provide valuable
programming across the country. The majority of our funding is directed
towards programs and initiatives related to education and the
environment and we are especially proud that a large portion of our
educational giving provides increased access to post-secondary
education through scholarships and awards. We believe that education
provides life-changing opportunities for young people and is a
fundamental building block for economic development."
The document is available online at hsbc.ca. Printed copies of this
publication are also available at any branch of HSBC Bank Canada.
HSBC Bank Canada, a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc, is the leading
international bank in Canada. With around 6,600 offices in 81 countries
and territories and assets of US$2,693bn at 31 December 2012, the HSBC
Group is one of the world's largest banking and financial services
SOURCE: HSBC Bank Canada
For further information:
Senior Manager, Public Affairs
HSBC Bank Canada
Assistant Vice President, Public Affairs
HSBC Bank Canada