HSBC Holdings plc is on the Cruelty Free Investing use of animals list because the company has been providing banking services to companies which exploits animals.
HSBC Holdings Plc provides banking and financial services. It operates through the following geographical segments: Europe, Asia, North America, and Latin America. The company was founded on January 1, 1959 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: http://www.hsbc.com