HSBC AM global head of responsible investing: 'Who cares if Miami is six metres under water in 100 years?'

James Baxter-Derrington
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HSBC AM global head of responsible investing: 'Who cares if Miami is six metres under water in 100 years?'

HSBC Asset Management global head of responsible investing Stuart Kirk has questioned the risk climate change plays for financial markets, arguing that it is not one investors should worry about. Speaking at a Financial Times Moral Money event yesterday (19 May), Kirk (pictured) compared the climate crisis to the Y2K bug, bemoaning that throughout his financial career there has always been "some nutjob telling me about the end of the world". "What bothers me about this one is the amount...

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