HSBC picks new sustainability chief

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By Jon Hay
16 Feb 2021

HSBC has appointed a group chief sustainability officer, Celine Herweijer, to lead its effort to fulfil its commitment to being a net zero carbon emissions bank by 2050.

She will join in July 2021 from PwC, where she was a partner and had held roles including leading global innovation and sustainability and global climate change leader.

Herweijer will report to Noel Quinn, the bank’s CEO. He hinted at the forthcoming appointment on Thursday last week, in ...

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