US Senator Steve Daines speaks at a blockchain summit in Washington in May. Daines has questioned whether HSBC was pressured to suspend a top banker over his controversial comments on climate change. Photo: Bloomberg
US Senator Steve Daines speaks at a blockchain summit in Washington in May. Daines has questioned whether HSBC was pressured to suspend a top banker over his controversial comments on climate change. Photo: Bloomberg

US senator questions whether HSBC was pressured to suspend banker over controversial climate-change comments

  • Republican Steve Daines slams bank for ‘woke’ suspension of senior asset manager who downplayed climate change risks
  • Daines accused the financial industry of falling prey to ‘groupthink’ on climate change in a letter to CEO Noel Quinn

US Senator Steve Daines speaks at a blockchain summit in Washington in May. Daines has questioned whether HSBC was pressured to suspend a top banker over his controversial comments on climate change. Photo: Bloomberg
US Senator Steve Daines speaks at a blockchain summit in Washington in May. Daines has questioned whether HSBC was pressured to suspend a top banker over his controversial comments on climate change. Photo: Bloomberg
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