• Asset managers not 'environmental police', says BlackRock's Fink

    15 March 2023

    Despite a growing need to address the energy transition, asset managers should not be the 'environmental police', BlackRock's Larry Fink said, amid growing pushback in several US states against investors' stance on sustainability.

  • Sustainable bond fund assets dip to $34bn in 2022

    28 February 2023

    Despite a bumper crop of fund launches and many established funds reporting robust net inflows, global sustainable bond fund assets fell more than 6% as tough markets dragged on performance. Ahren Lester reports

  • BlackRock: 'Transition' is 'driving argument' in fixed income ETFs

    09 February 2023

    'Transition' outcomes are now "driving" the conversation in the fixed income exchange-traded fund (ETF) market, according to BlackRock.

  • BlackRock: 2022 figures show sustainable ETFs 'coming of age'

    06 February 2023

    Sustainable exchange-traded funds (ETFs) secured more than half of total ETF industry net inflows in 2022 amid challenging markets, a trend BlackRock said shows they are "coming of age".

  • Climate resilience a key theme for 2023, says BlackRock

    02 February 2023

    Climate resilience is likely to be a key driver for investors in 2023, and continue to have significant implications for thematic investing, BlackRock has said.

  • Sustainable finance: key themes for regulation and policy in 2023

    06 January 2023

    The year ahead could be dominated by ESG-related regulation and progress on sustainability data initiatives, Michael Hurley writes