Ninety One appoints chief sustainability officer

Ninety One has announced the appointment of Nazmeera Moola as Chief Sustainability Officer.

Nazmeera will be responsible for overseeing Ninety One’s sustainability initiatives including investment integration, advocacy, corporate transition to net zero and developing and implementing efforts to mobilise dedicated funding for an inclusive net zero transition.

Previously, Nazmeera was Deputy Managing Director and Head of South African Investments at Ninety One.

Hendrik du Toit, Founder and Chief Executive, Ninety One: “We are committed to the goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and believe that the best way to achieve this is through a fair and inclusive transition. We cannot pretend that decarbonising portfolios is the same as decarbonising the world and want to ensure that no one is left behind, including emerging markets. Finance has a vital role to play in transitioning the real economy to net zero, and the time to act is now.