BHP chiefs defend its green push

Original article by Peter Ker, Angela Macdonald-Smith
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 19 : 8-Nov-19

BHP held its annual meeting of shareholders in Sydney on 7 November, at which over 27 per cent voted in favour of a resolution that called for the mining firm to quit groups that do not support the Paris climate agreement. The strong vote was despite CEO Andrew Mackenzie saying that industry associations were better able to achieve solutions to global issues than companies acting on their own, while chairman Ken MacKenzie claimed environmentalists should welcome its plan to spend $US400 million on climate change mitigation


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