HSBC Bank Canada's charitable giving highlighted in annual Public
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 organizations.
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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