Reporting – HSBC Holdings plc (2017)

Adoption Date:4 September 2003
Country of Headquarters:UK
Region of Headquarters:Europe
Institutional Reporting Hyperlink:https://www.hsbc.com/our-approach/risk-and-responsibility/sustainability-risk/equator-principles
Current EPFI Reporting Year/Period:2017
EPFI Reporting in Compliance:Yes

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Further information on this EPFI may be obtained through the Institutional Reporting Hyperlink above.

PROJECT FINANCE ADVISORY SERVICES

Total number mandated in the reporting period: 3

SectorTotal
Sub Total3
Mining
Infrastructure
Oil & Gas
Power
Others3

RegionTotal
Sub Total3
Americas2
Europe, Middle East & Africa1
Asia Pacific

PROJECT FINANCE TRANSACTIONS

Total number that reached financial close in the reporting period: 10

Totals370
Totals370
SectorCategory ACategory BCategory C
Mining1
Infrastructure11
Oil & Gas1
Power15
Others
RegionCategory ACategory BCategory C
Americas15
Europe, Middle East & Africa11
Asia Pacific11
Country DesignationCategory ACategory BCategory C
Designated116
Non-Designated21
Independent ReviewCategory ACategory BCategory C
Yes37
No

1Designated Countries are those countries deemed to have robust environmental and social governance, legislation systems and institutional capacity designed to protect their people and the natural environment. For the list of Designated Countries, go to: http://www.equator-principles.com/index.php/ep3/designated-countries

PROJECT NAME REPORTING FOR PROJECT FINANCE TRANSACTIONS

No.Project NameSectorHost Country Name/ Project LocationYear of Financial Close
1Kalsel Power PlantPowerIndonesia2017
2LeviathanInfrastructureIsrael2017
3Gala Solar Power PlantPowerUSA2017
4Argentina Fastpower Project FinancingPowerArgentina2017
5Coral South FLNG ProjectOil & GasMozambique2017
6Cuyama SolarPowerUSA2017
7AES Southland Power PlantPowerUSA2017
8Hickory Run Power PlantPowerUSA2017
9McCinnis CementInfrastructureCanada2017

1 project was not disclosed as per the disclosure conditions specified in Annex B of the Equator Principles.

PROJECT-RELATED CORPORATE LOANS

Total number that reached financial close in the reporting period: 7

Totals340
SectorCategory ACategory BCategory C
Mining
Infrastructure1
Oil & Gas2
Power11
Others2
RegionCategory ACategory BCategory C
Americas1
Europe, Middle East & Africa13
Asia Pacific11
Country DesignationCategory ACategory BCategory C
Designated11
Non-Designated24
Independent ReviewCategory ACategory BCategory C
Yes31
No3
Totals340

1Designated Countries are those countries deemed to have robust environmental and social governance, legislation systems and institutional capacity designed to protect their people and the natural environment. For the list of Designated Countries, go to: http://www.equator-principles.com/index.php/ep3/designated-countries

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EQUATOR PRINCIPLES

HSBC’s Implementation reporting can be found publicly here: http://www.hsbc.com/our-approach/sustainability/finance/equator-principles. We meet the requirements of the Annex B of the Equator Principles, and we also provide further details not required – for instance, we provide three year trends, report on the value of loans, on project-related bridge loans, and on loans for renewable energy projects.