BlackRock's Larry Fink tells CEOs to be 'deliberate about their role in society'

Center for Stakeholder Capitalism

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Larry Fink, CEO and chair of BlackRock

Larry Fink, CEO and chair of BlackRock

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink has called on CEOs to have “a consistent voice” and “a clear purpose”, given that the pandemic has “redefined” the relationship between a company, its employees and society, but rejected the idea that stakeholder capitalism is about being “woke”.

In his annual letter to the CEOs of the companies BlackRock's clients are invested in, titled ‘The Power of Capitalism', Fink wrote: "In today's globally interconnected world, a company must create value...

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