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BlackRock admits stakeholder pressure on ESG a risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... trading sessions, according to Bloomberg the fund's total assets have reduced to $3.8b. Chief executive officer Larry Fink has remained staunch on his decision to avoid use of the term 'ESG', after publicly announcing his decision to integrate ...

BlackRock backs world's largest direct air capture plant

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 9 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... Construction is currently one-third complete, and the facility is expected to be commercially operational in mid-2025. Larry Fink, chair and CEO of BlackRock commented: "BlackRock is proud to partner with global energy leader Occidental to help build ...

Does ESG have a fiduciary problem?

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUL 2023  |  NEWS
... dominance in ESG fundraising and impact investing respectively, the term has been a point of contention with BlackRock CEO Larry Fink in June calling the acronym "totally weaponised". "The chatter we've seen around anti-ESG in the US is forcing some ...

Fink counts the cost of "easy money" in annual letter

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAR 2023  |  NEWS
BlackRock chairman Larry Fink warned that dominos may be starting to fall as global economies count the price of more than a decade of easy money in his annual letter to investors. In a letter where ESG and climate change took a backseat to concerns ...

Twiggy Forrest invests in Ukraine's post-war green future

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 NOV 2022  |  NEWS
... and the international business community including UN Special Envoy Michael Bloomberg, chairman and CEO of BlackRock Larry Fink and their teams. "Ukraine can enter a golden era," Forrest said. "By business backing Ukraine, we're sending a message ...

Stakeholder capitalism key to long-term returns: Fink

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 20 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... Citing the challenges of a post-pandemic world that is transitioning to being net zero carbon emissions, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink said it has never been "more essential" for CEOs to have a clear purpose and a long-term view. In his annual letter to CEOs ...

BlackRock, Temasek form partnership to invest in decarbonisation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... from Temasek and BlackRock. "The world cannot meet its net zero ambitions without transformational innovation," said Larry Fink, chairman and CEO of BlackRock. "For decarbonization solutions and technologies to transform our economy, they need to be ...

Macquarie Asset Management joins net zero initiative

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... management industry plays an important role as an 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 ...

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 ...

Advisers discuss new era of advice, ethical considerations: RIAA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
... with Ethics, agreed and pointed out that changes in regulation and moves by global fund managers such as BlackRock CEO Larry Fink means the momentum is pushing towards ESG. "ASIC have upgraded their climate risk disclosure levels, we have the Modern ...
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