HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. Its international network comprises around 8,000 offices in 87 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa.
HSBC provides a comprehensive range of financial services to around 100 million customers through four customer groups and global businesses: Personal Financial Services (including consumer finance); Commercial Banking; Global Banking and Markets; and Private Banking.
HSBC has been supporting the Centre since March 2010 to deliver an exciting project Olympic Vision which is empowering disadvantaged young people to explore what 2012 means to them whilst teaching creative and life skills. The project is being delivered by Signs of Life, the Bromley by Bow Centre’s young people’s public arts social enterprise.
Over the course of two years the Olympic Vision project is delivering:
One of the most exciting achievements of the young people involved in the Olympic Vision project so far is the creation of an eye-catching public mural here at the Centre. The mural was an opportunity for local young people to share what the Olympics means to them. The young people involved in the Olympic Vision project were also lucky enough to work with two Nicaraguan mural artists who were visiting the Centre. Through working alongside these artists the young people learnt new painting techniques that they are looking forward to utilising in their future projects.