VANCOUVER, April 27, 2012 /CNW/ - York University, the University of Manitoba, Evergreen and the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation have all benefited from donations from HSBC Bank Canada and are among the organizations profiled in HSBC Bank Canada in the Community 2011. 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: "In 2011 HSBC celebrated a major milestone, thirty years in Canada. Throughout our thirty years, HSBC Bank Canada has worked hard to ensure that we share our success with the communities where we operate. We support a variety of causes, with the majority of our charitable giving directed towards educational and environmental programs and initiatives. In this annual publication, HSBC Bank Canada in the Community, we are pleased to share some of the 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, is the leading international bank in Canada. With around 7,200 offices in over 80 countries and territories and assets of US$2,556 billion at 31 December 2011, the HSBC Group is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations.
For further information:
Vice President, Corporate Affairs
HSBC Bank Canada
Assistant Vice President, Public Affairs
HSBC Bank Canada