South32 lagging on climate plans

24 October 2019 South32’s failure to bring forward emission reduction plans and commit to addressing downstream emissions leaves the company behind its big mining peers. Diversified miner South32 today confirmed it won’t be updating its emission reduction plans and targets until 2021. This will leave the company behind its big … Read More

Norwegian sovereign wealth fund pulls $3 billion out of AGL, BHP and South32

The Norwegian government’s decision to tighten the Government Pension Fund Global’s (GPFG) coal exclusion criteria will see the world’s richest sovereign wealth fund withdraw a combined AU$3 billion from AGL, BHP and South32. The announcement comes at a particularly bad time for AGL, just days after the company’s share price … Read More

South32: More to do on climate risk disclosure

South 32 Shareholders at AGM 207

23 November 2017 At its annual general meeting in Perth today, mining company South32 came under pressure from shareholders about its reluctance to take more substantial action on climate change. Earlier this year, South32 became the first mining company in Australia, and quite possibly the world, to publish a report … Read More