ESG in Fixed Income Americas 2023: BlackRock: 'transition investments are green'
BlackRock considers credible transition projects to be 'green', rather than putting them into a transition category, an Environmental Finance conference heard.
BlackRock and SGX launch Asian 'climate action' ETF
Natural Capital Investment Americas - next week in New York City
Environmental Finance's inaugural Natural Capital Americas conference arrives in New York City next week.
US asset managers decline to back 'over-reaching' E&S resolutions
Support for environmental and social shareholder resolutions fell by 10 percentage points in the 2023 proxy season, with asset managers arguing the motions were often 'overly prescriptive' or 'redundant', Morningstar Manager Research has found.
BlackRock rejected Glencore's climate plan
BlackRock voted against Swiss miner Glencore's climate plan, documents have revealed.
BlackRock increasingly opposes climate proposals, blaming their 'declining quality'
The world's largest asset manager has criticised the "continued decline" in quality of shareholder proposals, as it voted against significantly more climate-related proposals, ...
Pension funds lead $1.2bn battery storage investment
Natural Capital Investment Americas: early bird ends today!
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BlackRock targets NZD2bn New Zealand climate infrastructure fund
BlackRock is preparing to launch a NZD2 billion ($1.2 billion) New Zealand-focused climate infrastructure fund, which the US asset manager said is expected to be the "largest single-nation decarbonisation investment initiative" to date.
Largest asset manager ESG funds oppose biodiversity proposals
The sustainability funds of BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street Global Advisors voted against or abstained from most biodiversity-related shareholder proposals, between 2010 and the end of 2022, according to analysis from Planet Tracker.