HSBC suspends Stuart Kirk over climate change 'hyperbole' speech - reports

James Baxter-Derrington
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HSBC suspends Stuart Kirk over climate change 'hyperbole' speech - reports

HSBC has suspended global head of responsible investing Stuart Kirk following a presentation he gave last week, in which he argued investors should not worry about climate change risks. According to the FT, Kirk was suspended over the weekend pending an internal investigation, although HSBC has declined to comment. HSBC AM's 'head of irresponsible investment' condemned over climate speech The move comes following a speech he gave at an FT Moral Money event on 19 May, in which Kirk be...

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