For this opportunity, businesses must have implemented or commenced implementation in one or several of the following areas:
Increase environmental sustainability through improved energy efficiency, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and pollution, better waste management, etc.
Increase social sustainability through the implementation of flexible working practices, improved health and safety regulations, increased staff diversity, etc.
Increase sustainability through governance by implementing an ESG framework, engaging stakeholders and employees in this framework and providing transparent reporting on ESG actions.
What’s in it for you
Receive introductions to industry leaders who can help you grow and develop
Will be given the opportunity to attend one-on-one workshops and receive coaching
Have the opportunity to increase client pools and sales
Are assisted in implementing their sustainable initiatives
All sponsored by HSBC
Solution providers based in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar or Egypt must be active in one of the following markets
Automotive & Transportation
Chemicals & Plastics
Construction & Building Materials
Metals & Mining
Oil & Gas
Power & Utilities
Businesses can register for the programme until the end of April 2021.
The shortlist of businesses invited for the pitch competition will be announced.
Businesses will have the opportunity to attend workshops and receive coaching from HSBC's network of expert facilitators that will support in creating tangible sustainability implementation strategies.
Between July and October businesses have time to implement sustainability strategies that were developed during the support phase.
From October onwards businesses with best practices will be showcased.