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The South32 parallax

Those with a cruel bent to their thinking used to describe South32 as “the bits BHP didn’t want.” The firm, they alleged, was predominantly made of businesses with low margins, emitting high levels of greenhouse gases (GHG), and with significant interests in “risky” South Africa (SA).

Richard Wachman
The South32 parallax

BHP's decision to create and then demerge South32 in 2015 was certainly a good way for it to reach its own GHG targets. And besides, some people reasoned, why would BHP hive off operations with strong...

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