Green deposits

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Today, sustainability is no longer about doing less harm, but about doing more good.

At HSBC, we are committed to building and enabling communities and economies that thrive on sustainable ecosystems.We offer solutions to help you grow your business as you contribute to serve the needs of a changing world.

These solutions help integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into actionable business and investment decisions.

Green Deposits

The Green Deposits programme offers you a platform to fulfil your sustainability goals by investing your surplus cash balances into actions that matter the most.

Key Features

  • Funds from the Green Deposits are used to invest in environmentally beneficial projects and initiatives
  • The amount for Green Deposits will be subject to limits basis availability of eligible projects & businesses
  • Available in INR and as a Term Deposit

Who Is It For?

  • Companies looking for inclusion of sustainability agenda into their treasury activities
  • Companies with limited opportunities for investment in environmentally beneficial projects
  • Companies who prefer investing their surplus cash in deposits rather than in marketable securities (e.g. bonds)

How Does It Work

Your funds will be committed towards a portfolio of green assets that meet the industry standards and/or HSBC’s own internal framework on your behalf.


As we work to help you achieve your sustainability goals, we are dedicated to following causes*:

  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Clean transportation
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Energy efficiency
  • Green buildings
  • Pollution prevention and control
  • Renewable energy
  • Sustainable resource management

WHY Green Deposits


  • Simple

    ⚬ Get stable principal and predictable returns
  • Ease of use

    ⚬ Place deposits using a simple process that is similar to how you would place a regular term deposit
  • Green

    ⚬ Contribute to your sustainability agendas
  • Reputational

    ⚬ Demonstrate your role towards achieving a low-carbon and clean environment to investors

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