After Mike Cannon-Brookes’ shake-up, AGL now faces the challenge of pivoting away from power stations | Tristan Edis

By Tristan Edis Boardrooms around Australia will be noting what shareholders can do if you don’t take climate change issues seriouslyMike Cannon-Brookes and his collaborators have succeeded in sending shock waves throughout the boardrooms of major companies around Australia. His campaign, via shareholder activism, has resulted in a mass clean-out of the board of directors of Australia’s largest greenhouse gas emitter, AGL Energy. Perhaps more importantly it has resulted in AGL management substantially accelerating their exit out of coal.AGL’s decision to close Loy Yang A power station by 2035 probably helped precipitate the decision of the Victorian Labor party (facing an election on

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