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Billionaire Climate Activist May Target More Major Polluters With Green Campaigns

  • Mike Cannon-Brookes forced change at Australian utility AGL
  • Campaigner aims to raise spending on sustainability by 2030
Mike Cannon-Brookes
Mike Cannon-BrookesPhotographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg
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Billionaire climate crusader Mike Cannon-Brookes could target more major polluters with weak plans to curb emissions after forcing a strategy overhaul at Australian utility AGL Energy Ltd. 

Several companies that rank as key sources of greenhouse gas emissions lack detailed proposals to meet their pledges on climate action, while others tout net-zero goals that fall short of recognized standards, Cannon-Brookes said in an interview.