Best performing firms also happen to be environmentally secure'

When HSBC India joined hands with the ministry of science & technology and the ministry of earth sciences last week to set up the Earth Sciences Forum to address climate change challenges, it was not a one-off initiative by the bank. HSBC's other climate change initiatives include HSBC Climate Partnership, HSBC Climate Confidence Index, HSBC Global Environment Efficiency Programme, HSBC Global Climate Change Benchmark Index and HSBC Climate Change Fund.