Reports: HSBC suspends responsible investing head after controversial climate speech

James Baxter-Derrington
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HSBC headquarters, London | Credit: HSBC
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HSBC headquarters, London | Credit: HSBC

Senior HSBC executives disavow Stuart Kirk's speech last week, during which he complained that throughout his career there had always been 'some nutjob telling me about the end of the world'

HSBC has suspended its global head of responsible investing Stuart Kirk following a presentation he gave last week, in which he argued investors need not worry about climate change risks. According...

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