‘Climate Risk Is Investment Risk’: Bill Clinton And BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Make Bold Claims About Woke Investing

‘Climate Risk Is Investment Risk’: Bill Clinton And BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Make Bold Claims About Woke Investing


Former President Bill Clinton and BlackRock CEO Larry Fink discussed the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) movement during a meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative.

A panel event featuring Clinton and Fink, as well as Unilever CEO Alan Jope and United Nations energy co-chair Damilola Ogunbiyi, highlighted the role of corporations in advancing a pivot to renewable energy through ESG, which has garnered criticism for mingling left-wing politics with generating profits for shareholders.

“I want to thank you for urging people to consider the social impact of their investments, and to try not to just go for a quick rate of return if it’s damaging to society,” Clinton told Fink, whose company manages over $8.5 trillion in assets.

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