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HSBC Climate Partnership Programme Launched in China

December 05, 2007

A climate change programme for China was launched in Beijing today by HSBC, the world’s first carbon neutral bank, together with four global environmental organisations – The °Climate Group, Earthwatch Institute, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) and Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF). The climate change programme in China forms part of the HSBC Climate Partnership – a five year US$100 million programme to respond to the urgent threat of climate change worldwide with the same four partners – launched in May 2007.

Through its partners HSBC will reinforce the Chinese government’s efforts in energy conservation and emission reduction, working together with research institutions, businesses and individuals to combat the impact of climate change on forests, freshwater, cities and people. Based on an investment of US$21.7 million, the HSBC Climate Partnership China programme expects to achieve the following results in China by 2011…

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