30 August 2022
In accordance with ASX Listing Rule 3.17A, BHP Group Limited (BHP) advises that it has received the attached resolutions for consideration at BHP’s 2022 Annual General Meeting under s 249N of the Corporations Act from at least 100 shareholders.
BHP’s Notice of Annual General Meeting will include the requisitioned resolutions, the requisitioners’ statements of support, and the Board’s voting recommendations and response.
Resolution 1 - Special resolution to amend our company’s constitution
To amend the constitution to insert a new clause 46:
Member resolutions at general meeting
The shareholders in a general meeting may by ordinary resolution express an opinion, ask for
information, or make a request, about the way in which a power of the company partially or exclusively
vested in the directors has been or should be exercised. However, such a resolution must relate to an
issue of material relevance to the company or the company's business as identiﬁed by the company, and cannot either advocate action which would violate any law or relate to any personal claim or grievance. Such a resolution is advisory only and does not bind the directors or the company.
Resolution 2 - Ordinary resolution on company consistency with limiting warming to 1.5°C
Shareholders request that our company proactively advocate for Australian policy settings that are
consistent with the Paris Agreement’s objective of limiting global warming to 1.5°C.
Nothing in this resolution should be read as limiting the Board’s discretion to take decisions in the best
interests of our company.
Resolution 3 - Ordinary resolution on climate accounting and audit
Shareholders request that from the 2023 ﬁnancial year, the notes to our company’s audited ﬁnancial statements include a climate sensitivity analysis that:
- includes a scenario aligned with limiting warming to 1.5°C,
- presents the quantitative estimates and judgements for all scenarios used, and
- covers all commodities.
Nothing in this resolution should be read as limiting the Board’s discretion to take decisions in the best interests of our company.