Pedestrians walk past a HSBC branch on Pedder Street in Central Photo: Nora Tam
Pedestrians walk past a HSBC branch on Pedder Street in Central Photo: Nora Tam

HSBC reportedly suspends top banker over comments that downplayed climate change, earned rebuke from the bank’s CEO

  • Stuart Kirk, the global head of responsible investing at HSBC Asset Management, has been suspended pending an internal inquiry, according to a media report
  • Kirk reportedly said climate change was not a ‘financial risk we need to worry about’ at a conference last week

Pedestrians walk past a HSBC branch on Pedder Street in Central Photo: Nora Tam
Pedestrians walk past a HSBC branch on Pedder Street in Central Photo: Nora Tam
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