CBD Melbourne: Climate bust-up at BHP clouded CEO departure

  • It was less than a year ago that mining giant BHP set aside $US400 million to fight climate change and agreed to take responsibility for its Scope 1, 2 and 3 carbon emissions.
  • A noble crusade: BHP director Malcolm Broomhead and former CEO Andrew Mackenzie
  • This exchange took place at a board meeting last year when Mackenzie was still in the room.
  • BHP sources did confirm it was a robust meeting, with some directors suggesting more money was needed to fight climate change and others questioning why any was being spent at all, although the finer details seemed to elude them.

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