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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

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 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 Under Pressure From Activist Shareholders On Mindful Climate-Related Investing

BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) came under pressure on climate-related topics on Thursday during its shareholder meeting. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 22nd, 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

As a sizzling July continues, here’s what to know about climate change and weather

Freakish Siberian heat and a record string of high-temperature days during the already typically soupy Washington, D.C., summer are just two of a handful of weather phenomena adding to the public-health stress of COVID-19......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 16th, 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

Amazon Buys Naming Rights for Seattle’s ‘Climate Pledge Arena,’ Vows to Make It World’s First Net-Zero Carbon Certified Venue

Amazon Buys Naming Rights for Seattle’s ‘Climate Pledge Arena,’ Vows to Make It World’s First Net-Zero Carbon Certified Venue.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJun 26th, 2020

Liberal group cancels event with Hong Kong activist following internal "concerns" and external criticism from pro-China pundits

ISAAC LAWRENCE/AFP via Getty Images The Sunrise Movement, a youth-led activist group that pushes for action on climate change, canceled an event on police brutality after some criticized the involvement of a progressive Hong Kong ac.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 19th, 2020

Cerberus vows no let up in push for change at Commerzbank

Cerberus will use "alternative paths" to force leadership change at Commerzbank if it continues to resist calls to reform, the activist investor said in a letter to Germany's second-biggest bank seen by Reuters on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 16th, 2020

BlackRock votes to split CEO, chairman roles at Exxon Mobil

Top fund manager BlackRock Inc on Wednesday said it cast an advisory vote in favor of an independent chairman at Exxon Mobil Corp and cast votes against the reelection of two directors over the company's approach to climate risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 27th, 2020

BlackRock says voted to split CEO, chairman roles at Exxon Mobil

Top fund manager BlackRock Inc on Wednesday said it cast an advisory vote in favor of an independent chairman and against the reelection of two directors at Exxon Mobil Corp over the company's approach to climate risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 27th, 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

Was Professor Panic"s Flawed Computer Model Virtue-Signaling To His Radical Climate Activist Lover?

Was Professor Panic's Flawed Computer Model Virtue-Signaling To His Radical Climate Activist Lover? .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 13th, 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