HSBC Asset Management has appointed Erin Leonard as Global Head of Sustainability for its newly created Sustainability Office.
She will report directly to CEO, Nicolas Moreau, as a member of his Management Committee. HSBC AM says the Sustainability Office will be responsible for the delivery of HSBC Asset Management’s sustainability strategy and the business-wide transition to sustainable investing. Stuart Kirk has also been appointed as Head of Responsible Investment.
Nicolas Moreau, CEO HSBC Asset Management, commented:
“Sustainable investing has become one of the driving forces in our industry. The challenges of delivering on the Paris Agreement and meeting the diverse and fast-changing needs of our clients are immense, but they also offer enormous opportunities for growth.