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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

World"s largest asset manager gets tough on climate change

BLACKROCK-FINK/ (UPDATE 4, PIX):UPDATE 4-BlackRock takes tougher stance on climate after activist heat.....»»

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

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

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 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

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Jeffrey Ubben, Tom Steyer, Elliott Management, Oracle Corporation (ORCL), AAR Corp. (AIR), and More

ValueAct’s Ubben Cheers BlackRock’s New Stance on Climate Change (Reuters) NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investor Jeffrey Ubben, alre.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyJan 15th, 2020

ValueAct"s Ubben cheers BlackRock"s new stance on climate change

Investor Jeffrey Ubben, already betting there is money to be made from coaxing corporations into being better citizens, gained an ally on Tuesday when BlackRock Inc chief Laurence Fink told companies to tackle climate change or face his wrath......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 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

NewsWatch: The Biden-Sanders climate-change policy pact: 8 key features

Presidential candidate Joe Biden has advanced environmental policy recommendations that most analysts find more ambitious than his stance in favor of curbing man-made climate change earlier in his campaign......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2020

The Biden-Sanders climate-change policy pact: 8 key features

Presidential candidate Joe Biden has advanced environmental policy recommendations that most analysts find more ambitious than his stance in favor of curbing man-made climate change earlier in his campaign......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 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

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

Bayer takes tough stance in glyphosate settlement talks due to downturn

Bayer said the economic downturn and the need to preserve cash means it is taking a tougher stance in talks to settle claims over accusations that its glyphosate-based weedkillers cause cancer, even as its earnings rose......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 27th, 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

BlackRock Divests Coal in Climate Change Action Pledge

Larry Fink pushes forward with a new climate-focused and purpose-driven strategyRelated Stocks: BLK, XOM, BTU,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusFeb 11th, 2020

BlackRock, partners eye initial $500 million for climate fund

A BlackRock-backed group aims to raise an initial $500 million for a private equity fund that will invest in climate change-linked infrastructure upgrades in emerging markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 22nd, 2020

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

"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 shakes up business to focus on sustainable investing

BlackRock has unveiled sweeping changes in an effort to position itself as a leader in sustainable investing after criticism that the company has failed to use its clout to combat climate change......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 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