The HSBC Water Programme has impacted the lives and livelihoods of millions of people around the world. These are some of their stories…

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A Living River

To mark HSBC's 15-year partnership with WWF, HSBC has commissioned 'A Living River' at London's Gatwick inspired by China's Yangtze, a truly a living river.

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Water Stories

American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz presents images from an ongoing study of the global water crisis.

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Impact Report

Read about the impact the HSBC Water Programme is having on people’s lives and livelihoods (pdf).

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A quarter of the world's population live in ecosystems that are under threat from water scarcity

Nearly 650 million people lack access to safe water

90 percent of all population growth by 2050 will occur in regions where water is scarce

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149,000 people helped to reduce fishing or farming impacts

1.5 million people have access to safe water and 1.9 million have access to sanitation across six countries

More than 8,000 HSBC employees have been trained as Citizen Science Leaders

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