BHP withdraws support for Australia’s use of carryover credits to meet emissions target

The Guardian | Aug 14, 2020 at 7:43 AM
  • Mining giant BHP has reversed its position on Australia’s use of carryover credits to meet global greenhouse gas emissions targets, saying in a review of the company’s memberships of industry groups that it does not support their use.
  • The major miner published a new set of standards on Friday morning, covering its memberships of industry associations and lobby groups and how they advocate on climate change policy.
  • Activist investor group the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) welcomed BHP’s reversal on the Kyoto credits.