BlackRock shakes up business to focus on sustainable investing

BlackRock has unveiled sweeping changes in an effort to position itself as a leader in sustainable investing after criticism that the company has failed to use its clout to combat climate change......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2020

Sustainable Investing: Coronavirus can shake up ESG investing — here’s what investors should demand

The “S” should focus on inequality and the core business practices that fuel it, especially outsourcing and automation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2020

BlackRock bets on the circular economy with new fund

BlackRock , the world's largest asset manager, is actively investing in companies including Adidas , Tomra and Ball Corp through a new circular economy fund that bets on sustainable business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2019

Will a Deeper ESG Focus Drive More Assets for Lazard?

Even as more firms focus on the ESG theme, Lazard now is going after a larger piece of that sustainable investing pie......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 1st, 2020

Factbox: Big oil traders start investing in renewables

The world's big oil trading firms are investing heavily in environmentally-friendly projects as they face increasing pressure from investors, governments, activists and financiers to find a sustainable business model......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2020

Goldman Sachs shakes up business units in push for more transparency

Goldman Sachs Group Inc will start reporting details on its consumer business for the first time and get rid of a volatile reporting line called investing and lending, in response to long-standing requests from analysts and investors......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 7th, 2020

BlackRock"s Larry Fink: The New Conscience of Wall Street?

The CEO’s letter arguing for sustainable investing ignited a burning debate about his concept…and himself......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJun 23rd, 2018

How Green Is Big Weed?

Investors have bet big on the cannabis industry's greenhouses, but it's hard to know if the business is green by the measures of sustainable investing......»»

Category: blogSource: barronsJul 11th, 2018

Warren Buffett: Focus On Business Returns Not Stocks

Warren Buffett’s 1977 letter to shareholders is filled with investing gems. A stock.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 11th, 2019

Three questions with Central Pacific Bank"s Arnold Martines on PPP forgiveness

As of July 31, Hawaii business have been approved for 24,914 Paycheck Protection loans totaling $2.47 billion. Many lenders are shifting the focus to forgiveness, and getting their PPP loan customers prepared......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2020

Beyond Meat"s Shifted Focus To Retail Drove Record Sales In Q2, CEO Tells Cramer

Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) increased its focus on retail business to boost sales as the pandemic intensified, CEO Ethan Brown told CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 6th, 2020

How the virus affects Portland real estate leasing, financing and investing

The walls of the real estate business are holding steady, but cracks are forming......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2020

Lexicon aligns business around R&D assets, with focus on Phase 2 LX9211 program

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 30th, 2020

Cummins Dives Into Hydrogen As Traditional Engine Business Stalls

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) is acquiring businesses, forming partnerships and investing research dollars into a future hydrogen economy. Its across-the-board bets cover fuel cells for trains, ships and trucks – a.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJul 29th, 2020

In One Chart: This unappreciated climate-change risk lurks in many portfolios according to BlackRock

Water stress — when demand for H20 exceeds supply — is an underappreciated investing risk that cuts across regions, asset classes and sectors, the world’s largest fund firm BlackRock warns......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 27th, 2020

The 19 best cities in the South to live in after the coronavirus pandemic

Business Insider recently looked at the best US cities to move to after the coronavirus pandemic.  We decided to focus on cities in the Southern region of the US that scored well on our n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2020

Focus Financial firm L&G will acquire Daniel McAdams" business and McAdams

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 24th, 2020

Look at investing during Covid-19 in the context of the business and not the stock

Gerry Frigon, President and Chief Investment Officer at Taylor Frigon Capital Manageme.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 23rd, 2020

Tesla"s renewable energy business could push company"s worth into the trillions, billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya says

Tesla's electric car business was "the first wave of growth" and will give way to a bigger focus on renewable energy, billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya said Wed.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 23rd, 2020

Seeking nominations for the power players shaping a more ethical and sustainable fashion and beauty industries

Business Insider is putting together a power list of the startups, designers, and di.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 22nd, 2020

Earnings Outlook: Chipotle earnings preview: Digital menu exclusives could give sales a boost

Chipotle has made building its digital business a focus, and UBS analysts say that could include online-only menu items......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2020