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BlackRock makes climate change central to its investment strategy

The shift by the nation’s leading money manager is sure to be closely watched by its rivals and the rest of corporate America.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 14th, 2020

BlackRock names London-based executive as new stewardship chief

BlackRock Inc on Thursday said it named London-based financial executive Sandy Boss as its new head of investment stewardship, bringing a more international structure to the top asset manager's voting on topics like climate change and social issues......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 30th, 2020

BlackRock takes tougher stance on climate change

BlackRock, the world's biggest investment manger, said it plans to step up efforts to tackle climate change in what CEO Larry Fink said would be a "fundamental reshaping of finance." Conway G. Gittens reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 14th, 2020

BlackRock vows tougher stance on climate after activist heat

BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink warned company boards to step up efforts to tackle climate change, a significant shift by the world's biggest investment manager, which has faced mounting concerns about its role as a major fossil fuel investor......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2020

"A fundamental reshaping of finance": The CEO of $7 trillion BlackRock says climate change will be the focal point of the firm"s investing strategy

REUTERS/Chip East The CEO of $7 tr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2020

BlackRock puts climate at center of $7 trillion strategy

BlackRock Inc. will ditch investments with high sustainability-related risk as climate concerns drive a sweeping change in the way the world’s largest asset manager invests its $7 trillion in assets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2020

BlackRock takes tougher stance on climate after activist heat

BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink has warned company boards to step up efforts to tackle climate change, marking a significant shift in the public stance of the world's biggest investment manager amid mounting concerns about global warming......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2020

In One Chart: This unappreciated climate-change risk lurks in many portfolios according to BlackRock

Water stress — when demand for H20 exceeds supply — is an underappreciated investing risk that cuts across regions, asset classes and sectors, the world’s largest fund firm BlackRock warns......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 27th, 2020

P&G steps up effort to combat climate change with multimillion-dollar investment

Procter & Gamble today made a new commitment to have its global operations be carbon neutral for the decade, which will include funding a range of projects designed to protect, improve and restore nature......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2020

Amazon Targets Climate Change With $2B VC Fund

Facing mounting criticism over the environmental impact of its massive e-commerce and data services operations, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) on Tuesday announced a $2 billion investment fund focused on "sustainable and decarbonizing technologies." read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 23rd, 2020

BlackRock uses shareholder meeting to insist it follows version of ‘corporate purpose’ framework, push environmental priorities

BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager with nearly $7 trillion under its control, was pushed by shareholders Thursday to better defend its stance in support of mindfully investing to slow climate change......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2020

BlackRock accused of climate change hypocrisy, FT reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMay 18th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Investment giants seek stricter definition of what makes an ETF

BlackRock Inc., State Street Global Advisors and some other large money managers are asking exchanges to enforce a more narrow definition of exchange-traded funds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2020

Climate change is looming. But America has lost 600,000 clean energy jobs

Public investment could help reverse the job losses while also reducing pollution and fighting climate change, experts say. Public investment could help reverse the job losses while also reducing pollution and fighting climate change, experts say......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 13th, 2020

America has lost 600,000 clean energy jobs. Here are ideas for bringing them back

Public investment could help reverse the job losses while also reducing pollution and fighting climate change, experts say. Public investment could help reverse the job losses while also reducing pollution and fighting climate change, experts say......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 13th, 2020

European politicians, CEOs urge green coronavirus recovery

European politicians, CEOs, lawmakers and activists called for green investment to restart growth after the coronavirus pandemic, saying fighting climate change and promoting biodiversity would rebuild stronger economies. Megan Revell reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 20th, 2020

BlackRock stands by climate priorities, sees tougher shareholder votes

BlackRock Inc executives who set the asset manager's influential proxy votes on Tuesday outlined tougher priorities tied to climate change and executive pay for the upcoming corporate annual meeting season......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2020

My net worth has dropped by almost $80,000 since the stock market fell, but I"m not changing my investment strategy

skynesher/Getty Images   I live about a mile from the nursing home at the center of the coronavirus outbreak in Washington and I've watched my neighbors get sick. It's scary, but I'm not going to change my invest.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 13th, 2020

BlackRock faces critics on Amazon deforestation

CEO Larry Fink called climate change a "profound crisis," but environmentalists say world's biggest investor must do more......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 2nd, 2020

Three things Wall Street can do to show it"s serious about climate change, according to green investor

"Our investment thesis is based in statistics, physics and economics," Hannon Armstrong CEO Jeffrey Eckel said......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyFeb 28th, 2020

Banks must step up climate risk disclosures, Lagarde says

Banks must improve transparency on their exposure to climate- change risk and central banks need to pay closer attention as the entire financial sector is at risk, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2020