HSBC Bank Canada's charitable giving highlighted in annual Public Accountability Statement

HSBC Bank Canada's charitable giving highlighted in annual Public 
Accountability Statement 
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 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 organizations. 
Media enquiries: 
Aurora Bonin Senior Manager, Public Affairs HSBC Bank Canada 604-641-1905  
Sharon Wilks Assistant Vice President, Public Affairs HSBC Bank Canada 
SOURCE: HSBC Bank Canada 
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