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24 January 2020
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17 January 2020

Activists cheer BlackRock's landmark climate move but call for vigilance

Author: Edward Helmore, The Guardian

"Activists cheer BlackRock's landmark climate move but call for vigilance", 15 January 2020...

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17 January 2020

BlackRock CEO letter calls for greater transparency and sustainability standards

Author: Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock

"A Fundamental Reshaping of Finance", 14 January 2020...

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17 January 2020

BlackRock client letter announces sustainability as new standard for investing strategy

Author: BlackRock's Global Executive Committee

"Sustainability as BlackRock's New Standard for Investing", 14 January 2020...

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17 January 2020

USA: BlackRock makes climate change central to investment strategy

BlackRock announced on 14 January 2020 that it would make climate change central to its investment considerations. Citing the impact climate change has on the financial sector, BlackRock released a letter to its clients detailing the changes which...

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11 November 2019

ShareAction report shows asset managers' proxy voting can be strong tool for climate action

Author: ShareAction

"Voting Matters: Are asset managers using their proxy votes for climate action?", November 2019...

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31 October 2019

Brazil: BlackRock labelled 'world’s largest investor in deforestation'; company responds

According to report by Friends of the Earth US (FOE), Amazon Watch and Dutch research firm Profundo, BlackRock is the world’s largest investor in deforestation with holdings in six sectors - soy, beef, palm oil, rubber, timber and pulp/paper, all of...

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29 October 2019

BlackRock response

Author: BlackRock

Sound corporate governance practices, including how companies manage the material environmental and social factors inherent to their business models, have the potential to impact the long-term value of our clients’ assets.  More than 90% of our equity...

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9 September 2019
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Author: Anne-Catherine Husson-Traore, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« PRI In Person : Paris, capitale éphémère de l’investissement responsable mondial », 6 septembre 2019...

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30 August 2019

BlackRock in Amazon: 'World's largest investor in deforestation'

Author: Al Jazeera

…[A] report released on Friday shows that BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, holds extensive investments in the sectors deemed responsible for the devastation of forests in Brazil....

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