BHP wanders into a social-issues quagmire

BHP should report a strong profit tomorrow driven mainly by high iron ore prices but what Dryblower will be watching for is not in the numbers it’s whether BHP boss, Andrew Mackenzie, will deliver another sermon from his pulpit on morals and ethics.

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Most hard-nosed financial analysts will skip lightly over any comments on the company's Climate Investment Program or Aboriginal rights, but right-leaning politicians and media commentators will not.