HSBC AM's 'head of irresponsible investment' condemned over climate speech

‘Totally bizarre’

James Baxter-Derrington
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Stuart Kirk , global head of responsible investing at HSBC Asset Management, whose speech on 19 May has been called into question
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Stuart Kirk , global head of responsible investing at HSBC Asset Management, whose speech on 19 May has been called into question

A presentation given by Stuart Kirk, global head of responsible investing at HSBC Asset Management, has been called into question by figures across the investment industry.

In the speech, Kirk(pictured) questioned whether the impacts of climate change mattered and bemoaned the "amount of work these people make me do" as a result of conversations about the environment....

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