Asia-Pacific

Dec 1, 2011

Under attack, McKinsey dumped from rainforest role in PNG

Controversial global consultancy McKinsey & Company has been dumped from giving advice on how to reduce emissions from rainforests in Papua New Guinea, writes freelancer David Ritter.

Controversial global consultancy McKinsey & Company has been unceremoniously dumped from giving advice on how to reduce emissions from rainforests in Papua New Guinea, Crikey has learned.

It’s not surprising. As every good conjuror knows, the appeal of an act lies in both the attractiveness of the illusion and the secrecy surrounding how the trick is executed. But if the performance fails or the secret is revealed then the magician might need a new career.

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3 thoughts on “Under attack, McKinsey dumped from rainforest role in PNG

  1. Suzanne Blake

    More opportunistic cash for comments consultants around the green climate change con

  2. Lord Barry Bonkton

    No SB , just Rightard dodgy firms scamming 3rd world countries.

  3. Stephen

    Heck, you buy someone with all that good kina, and you don’t even get to you-know-what them. Or maybe you do?

    Now, what about our own, homegrown, completely ‘independent’ expert on the PNG environment and forests? Step up, Ross Garnaut.

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