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Decarbonisation a key megatrend in private markets: BlackRock

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... decarbonisation as a key megatrend along with digitalisation, and expectations of more investment in Asia, according to BlackRock. BlackRock released its 2022 private markets outlook, in which it outlined five key themes - growth, restart, digitalisation ...

IGCC names new CEO

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... Kong, Europe and Australia. She has previously been the director, investor initiative at IGCC, and has held roles at BlackRock, Nomura International and Exxon Mobil. Dunne pointed to Mikula-Wright's insights from Asian economies, noting that those countries ...

State Street launches ESG service for securities lending

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... principles developed by an executive committee comprised of representatives from Aberdeen Standard Investments, Aviva, BlackRock, ISLA, KBC Asset Management, NN Investment Partners and PGGM. PSSL is organised around eight core principles - alignment ...

BlackRock hires former AMP Capital head to ESG role

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
BlackRock have hired Emily Woodland as one of two co-heads of Blackrock Sustainable Investing (BSI) for Asia Pacific. Woodland was formerly AMP Capital's head of sustainable investment, a role she held from 2018 until last year. In her former role ...

BlackRock, Temasek form partnership to invest in decarbonisation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021  |  NEWS
BlackRock and Temasek will form an investment partnership that will seek to commit a combined US$600 million in late stage venture capital and early growth private equity with a focus on decarbonisation solutions. The investment partnership, Decarbonization ...

Macquarie Asset Management joins net zero initiative

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... advisor, at the nexus between asset owners and corporations," said Larry Fink, chairman and chief executive officer, BlackRock. "Helping investors prepare their portfolios and capture investment opportunities on the path to net zero is one of our greatest ...

Say on climate a "milestone moment" for ASX companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... companies to work up strategies, targets and information, although investors will not stop asking questions in the meantime. BlackRock, the world's largest fund manager, continues to press for disclosure in company engagements, said Iris Davila head ...

ASX companies under the spotlight for global investor engagement

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... priorities for 2021, including board quality and effectiveness, climate and natural capital, and company impacts on people. BlackRock's sustainability engagement priorities are carried out on a global basis, which means they will be raised with Australian ...

BlackRock seeks plans for company transition to net zero

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
BlackRock will push companies to disclose plans for their transition to a net-zero carbon economy, CEO Larry Fink stated in his annual letter to the CEOs of companies. Fink's annual letter to CEOs sets the engagement agenda for the year with the companies ...

Global fund manager joins Climate Action 100+

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... growth in signatories since the initiative launched in 2017. In 2020, three of the top twenty asset managers - including BlackRock, SSGA and Invesco - joined the initiative. The initiative now includes 545 investors with USD $52 trillion. These investors ...
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