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BHP urges shareholders to veto resolution against mining lobbying

BHP urges shareholders to veto resolution against mining lobbying
FILE PHOTO: BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie is silhouetted against a screen projecting the company's logo at a round table meeting with journalists in Tokyo, Japan June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon -
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(Reuters) – Mining giant BHP Group Ltd <BHP.AX> on Thursday urged shareholders to vote against a resolution that would require it to suspend its membership in industry groups that lobby for policies inconsistent with the Paris climate change agreement.

(Reporting by Rashmi Ashok in BENGALURU; Editing by Tom Hogue)

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