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Global managers drop out, scale back on Climate Action 100+

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... Morgan Asset Management and State Street Global Advisors both confirmed they were leaving Climate Action 100+. Meanwhile, BlackRock is pulling out as a corporate member and transferring its participation to its smaller international arm, according to ...

Grok Ventures appoints new CEO

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... a managing director for UBS, leading and managing their wealth management business in China and held senior roles in BlackRock Asia. She comes to Grok from SieraCo, where she was a partner. Grok has identified decarbonisation as "one of the greatest ...

ANZ sustainable fund flows buck global trend: Morningstar

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... 10.6%, Vanguard on 6.5%, Mercer Investments at 5.4%, Pendal Institutional at 4.7%, Russell Investment Management on 4%, BlackRock at 3.8%, State Street Global Advisors with 2.8% and U Ethical at 2.6%. Two new sustainable funds were launched in the fourth ...

Media a strong influence on corporate decisions

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... reporting of ESG impacted on policy, compared to 68% of Australians. Recently, US multinational asset management firm BlackRock admitted stakeholder pressure on ESG was a risk to return and identified stakeholder and media scrutiny on ESG-related issues ...

BlackRock admits stakeholder pressure on ESG a risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
For the first time in its quarterly earnings report, BlackRock identified stakeholder pressure on ESG and AI as risk factors that may influence returns. In its earnings release published on Friday, the firm warned that "increasing focus from stakeholders ...

COP28: Climate finance, carbon markets take centre stage

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... announced ALTÉRRA, a US$30 billion catalytic climate fund focused on scaling climate solutions in emerging economies. With BlackRock, TPG, and Brookfield as partners the fund includes US$5 billion in concessional funding and aims to mobilise of up to ...

BlackRock's Evergreen Infrastructure fund scores US$1bn

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 21 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
BlackRock's core infrastructure equity strategy will invest in energy transition and security, as the open-ended fund makes its first investment to acquire a US commercial and industrial solar and battery platform. With nearly US$1 billion in commitments ...

BlackRock backs world's largest direct air capture plant

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 9 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... removes large volumes of CO₂ directly from the atmosphere, which is then stored in geologic formations deep underground. BlackRock signed a definitive agreement through a fund managed by its Diversified Infrastructure business to form a joint venture ...

New NZ gov scraps 2030 emissions goal

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 17 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... Finance programme, New Zealand's largest residential power purchase agreement portfolio. In August investment firm Blackrock announced a $2 billion fund to invest in New Zealand clean tech towards 100% renewable electricity generation by 2035. This ...

BlackRock, SGX, and MSCI launch US$426M Singapore climate action ETF

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 19 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
... diverse and sustainable portfolio that aligns with the climate action objectives of investors. The ETF is managed by BlackRock, and has received anchor support from Prudential, one of the largest asset owners in Asia and a member of the Net Zero Asset ...
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