With more than 6,300 offices in 75 countries and territories worldwide, here are eight key facts and figures about one of the world's most valuable brands.
1. A London HQ
Headquartered in London, HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations and one of the industry's most valuable brands.
2. An international network
Our international network covers 75 countries and territories in six geographical regions: Europe, Hong Kong, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, North America and Latin America.
With listings on the London, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Bermuda stock exchanges, shares in HSBC Holdings plc are held by about 216,000 shareholders in 131 countries and territories. The shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of American Depositary Shares.
More than half of HSBCs 263,000 full and part-time employees are women.
4. A comprehensive range of financial services
HSBC provides a comprehensive range of financial services to around 54 million customers through its global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking.
HSBC employs people of 153 different nationalities and we speak 142 different languages.
HSBC's earnings are diversified geographically and by global businesses. In 2013, HSBC made $22.6 billion profit before tax.
By 2020, our goal is for 25% of our energy to come from renewable sources.
8. Charity & Volunteer work
In 2013, HSBC donated $117 million to community investment programmes around the world. In 2013, HSBC employees volunteered 255,925 hours during work time.