VANCOUVER, April 27 /CNW/ - Clean Air Champions, the Power Trip Trail at
the Kortright Centre in Ontario, Vancouver Community College, and the
Ontario Science Centre's Adopt-a-Class program have all benefited from
donations from HSBC Bank Canada and are among the organizations
profiled in HSBC Bank Canada in the Community 2010. 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.
Lindsay Gordon, President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank
Canada, said: "For thirty years HSBC Bank Canada has invested in the
communities in which we have a presence both through our charitable
giving and our employee volunteerism. At HSBC we focus the majority of
our charitable donations on education and the environment because we
believe they provide the fundamental building blocks for the
development of communities. In this annual publication, HSBC Bank Canada in the Community, we are pleased to share some of the unique stories and successes of
the programs and organizations we have supported."
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, has more than 260
offices, including over 140 bank branches, and is the leading
international bank in Canada. With around 7,500 offices in 87 countries
and territories and assets of US$2,455 billion at 31 December 2010, the
HSBC Group is one of the world's largest banking and financial services
SOURCE HSBC Bank Canada
For further information:
| Ernest Yee |
Vice President, Corporate Affairs
HSBC Bank Canada
| || || || || || || || || || || || Sharon Wilks |
Assistant Vice President, Public Affairs
HSBC Bank Canada