HSBC Group pursues a strategy that helps economies to prosper, businesses to thrive and people to achieve their ambitions. Fully in keeping with HSBC Group’s global strategy, HSBC France provides all its customers with the benefit of global capability combined with local service through the Group’s 235,000 employees worldwide, including almost 8,600 in France. It has more than 300 branches across France serving almost 800,000 personal customers and over 65,000 business customers. HSBC France aims to be a partner of choice to help businesses thrive in both France and abroad through a network that covers 53 countries and territories. Among its recent awards, HSBC was named “World’s Best Bank for Sustainable Finance” in Euromoney magazine’s Awards for Excellence 2019, a benchmark in the financial services world. HSBC was also named World’s Best Bank for Public Sector Clients and World’s best Bank for SMEs this year.