In order to protect our unique local environment, we support a number of initiatives aimed at creating a cleaner, more sustainable Bermuda.
Greenrock School Awards Ceremony
In 2017, HSBC Bermuda hosted and sponsored Greenrock's School Awards Ceremony on World's Oceans Day. The ceremony recognised the successful participation of schools in two of Greenrock's environmental education programmes, Eco-Schools and Water Explorers.
Participating schools were awarded a 'Green Seed' award for successfully completing their first 'pathway' or 'theme'. On earning a second Green Seed, schools are awarded 'Green Flag' status. The Green Flag is an international symbol of school sustainability.
In the Eco-Schools programme, schools completed an assessment report detailing what they had achieved throughout the year, according to the seven steps of the Eco-Schools Programme. Independent assessors then reviewed this report and spoke with the students and teachers involved, providing feedback on whether to award the school or to help the school complete the Pathway for later in the year.
Greenrock's Water Explorer Programme was funded by HSBC's global Water Programme. This initiative focused on learning about fresh water sustainability in Bermuda and around the world. Students participated in various activities and challenges which, upon completion, saw the water and biodiversity of their virtual reservoir improve. The team with the most points were named the overall winners.
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HSBC in the community
As one of the leading employers in Bermuda, we're proud to support the local community through a number of programmes and initiatives.
Help us to reduce unnecessary waste by going paper-free with our online and mobile banking services.
Enjoy preferential interest rates when you take out a HSBC Green loan to help pay for environmentally-friendly purchases including solar panels, water heaters and electric cars.