Wells Fargo & Company announced the appointment of Robyn Luhning to the newly created role of chief sustainability officer.

In her role, Luhning is responsible for leading progress against the company’s enterprise climate initiatives and overseeing the Wells Fargo Institute for Sustainable Finance, which includes climate‑aligned philanthropy, climate advocacy, and support for sustainable finance deployment and accounting.

She also will have responsibility for the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) transparency and disclosure initiatives.

Luhning began her career at Wells Fargo in 2011 as head of environmental and social risk management, where she implemented the company’s first ESRM policy. She served most recently as interim head of social impact and sustainability and before that as head of strategy and transformation within the public affairs division.