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Unilever CEO Alan Jope says company won't back down on anti-sustainability
... emissions within the company to zero by 2030 and across its value chain to net-zero by 2039. The consumer goods giant put its sustainability plan in a shareholder vote in which it squeaked through with 99.6% shareholder support, Jope said. He credits BlackRock with the support and described the investment firm as one of the finest commentators on sustainability and what companies should be doing. BlackRock, headed by Larry Fink , has become a leader in environmental, social and governance ESG investing ...
Updated: 09/23/2022
Sri Lanka expects IMF to approve $2.9bn programme by year
... China, Japan and India. This is the first time that the government is formally engaging with private bondholders after deciding earlier this year that it will restructure $13 billion in international sovereign bonds held by private creditors such as BlackRock and Ashmore . According to the latest IMF report in March, foreign currency debt of $38.7 billion amounts to 48.2 per cent of GDP.
Updated: 09/23/2022
Unilever CEO Alan Jope says company’s sustainability agenda won't back down
... emissions within the company to zero by 2030 and across its value chain to net-zero by 2039. The consumer goods giant put its sustainability plan to a shareholder vote in which it squeaked through with 99.6% shareholder support, Jope said. He credited BlackRock with the support and described the investment firm as one of the finest commentators on sustainability and what companies should be doing. BlackRock, headed by Larry Fink , has become a leader in environmental, social and governance ESG investing ...
Updated: 09/21/2022
Gold Fields CEO says there’s no major exodus on Yamana takeover
... dividend policy to convince investors to support the deal. According to Bloomberg , the deal currently values Yamana 's stock at C $6.01 $4.50, a 6.7% premium over Tuesday's closing price. Gold Fields counts South Africa's Public Investment Corp. and BlackRock Inc. among its biggest shareholders. The gold producer needs at least 75% of its investors to back the takeover of Yamana , which has assets in Canada, Argentina, Chile and Brazil. The deal is a key to Gold Fields expansion in the Americas ...
Updated: 09/21/2022
Vivek Ramaswamy announces new ETF
... to drive cultural change in the boardroom by maximizing value over political agendas and focusing exclusively on merit. VIVEK RAMASWAMY: A lot of the things that happened in the last few years is that shareholders like Vanguard , State Street and BlackRock have imposed anti-American policies on American companies. One example was Apple 's racial equity audit after shareholders pressured the company to do so, including BlackRock , who voted in favor of a racial equity audit. I agree with the ...
Updated: 09/20/2022
Mark Machin-led private capital platform Opto valued at $475 million
... his interest. I dived into it, Machin said. I co-founded, invested a lot of money, and said, Look, I ll roll up my sleeves and be the CEO. Opto 's leadership ranks include veterans from the investment and private capital sectors from firms such as BlackRock Inc. and a 16 z.
Updated: 09/20/2022
Dow Jones closes 200 points lower as stocks fall
... big stocks that recorded gains in today s session. AMTD Digital Inc. Inc. rose 7.1% to $144.28 after slid around 29% on Thursday. Gogo Inc. increased by 5% to $12.84. Gogo agreed to repurchase 1,500, 000 shares of common stock owned by affiliates of BlackRock , Inc. in a private transaction.
Updated: 09/16/2022
New rules for Hong Kong to introduce gender diversity
... titled Diversity wins: How inclusion matters, those different voices from top ranks are found effective to reduce the possibility of major decision-making mistakes caused by homogenous ideas and help drive business growth. As top asset managers like BlackRock and Fidelity International have already added gender diversity targets for their portfolios, more companies with gender-diverse boards will woo more investors than those that don't, according to a perspective of investment. It's likely that ...
Updated: 09/14/2022
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