By Rita Prokofieva
One of the companies included in Strathclyde Pension Fund‘s portfolio, is BHP Billiton – the worlds largest mining company, measured by market value in 2015.
About BHP Billiton
- It has the 6th largest reserves of coal in the world (source)
- The company is primarily focused on the extraction of oil, coal, iron ore, gas production and copper, but is also produces silver, lead, uranium and zinc (source)
- From the beginning of the industrial age, until 2010, BHP Billiton was one of the 90 companies responsible for 63% of global man-made greenhouse gas emissions
- BHP Billiton operates in 25 countries, Columbia’s case will be presented here.