Our purpose is personal

At BlackRock, we believe we’re at our best when our employees connect their personal purpose to their work and our firm’s purpose. In our “What’s Your Why” series, employees share how they bring their passions to what they do.

  • Look ahead with sustainability

    At our inaugural BlackRock Global Summit, we gathered clients, business leaders and thought leaders to explore how sustainable investing could accelerate economic recovery. See what they discussed.
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  • Sustainability through stewardship

    We're committed to ensuring that the companies our clients are invested in have sound governance and business practices. Our new report outlines BlackRock's investment stewardship approach to sustainability and the actions we've taken.
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  • We stand for racial equality

    BlackRock is taking action to advance racial equity and inclusion.
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  • Water causes risks to portfolios

    1 in 4 people globally live in regions at risk of water scarcity – where demand exceeds supply.1 This creates a financial risk that we believe investors are overlooking.
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  • Building retirement security for the next generation

    BlackRock is working with insurers and leveraging technology to reimagine retirement for millions of American workers.
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  • Sustainable investing: Resilience amid uncertainty

    The first quarter of 2020 saw a historic market downturn. Amid this volatility, sustainable strategies demonstrated their resilience, and investor preference for sustainability increased. The big question is why? What explains this resilience?
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Our response to COVID-19
During this unprecedented crisis, our conviction in our purpose – to help more and more people experience financial well-being – is stronger than ever. BlackRock has taken action to continue delivering for our clients, stay connected with our shareholders, support employee well-being, and provide relief for the communities in which we operate.
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Championing a new era of alternatives
BlackRock is building the future of alternatives investing, partnering with advisors and investors alike seeking to build resilient portfolios in turbulent times.
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Where we stand

Sustainable investing
Sustainable Investing
We build products that can do more than help grow your money. Align your investments to your values with funds that support sustainable, well-governed organizations.
Corporate sustainability
Corporate sustainability
We put an unwavering focus on long-term sustainability and ensure it's embedded across our entire business.

Investment stewardship
Investment stewardship
We engage with companies to inform our voting and promote sound corporate governance that is consistent with sustainable, long-term value creation.