BlackRock Impact seeks to put your money to work for purpose and performance.

We help you identify your goals — both financial and non-financial — and provide solutions to get you there. Whether by excluding particular companies or industries, incorporating environmental, social and governance factors, or targeting specific social or environmental outcomes, we offer the breadth and quality of strategies you expect from BlackRock.

THE OPPORTUNITY

There is growing demand — and greater opportunity — to bring together social or environmental impact and financial results.

GROWTH IN SUSTAINABLE ASSETS


growth in sustainable assets, impact investing

Source: Global Sustainable Investment Review 2014. Figures include Exclusionary Screens, Environmental Social Governance (ESG), and Impact Investing Strategies. Stated percentages are compound annual growth rates.

MARKET DRIVERS

More and more investors — from major global institutions to individual investors — are looking to achieve their financial goals and fulfill obligations in a way that delivers a long-term, positive impact on the world.

The number and diversity of investors responding to these opportunities are on the rise for a range of reasons:

SHIFTING DEMOGRAPHICS

A new generation of investors seek to put their money to work with purpose.

STAKEHOLDER ADVOCACY

Constituencies and beneficiaries are increasingly pushing for more when it comes to responsible investments.

EXPANDING OPPORTUNITIES

Heightened interest and continuous innovation are leading ways into sustainability driven industries.

GOVERNMENT POLICIES

Leaders are driving investment in renewables and reporting on social and environmental risks.

OUR APPROACH

BlackRock Impact focuses on three key sustainable investing segments:

Exclusionary Screens, ESG Factors and Impact Targets.

SUSTAINABLE INVESTING

EXCLUSIONARY SCREENS

Avoiding exposures that conflict with your social objectives

SCREENED INVESTMENTS

Excluding companies or sectors that are not aligned with your values or mission, such as fossil fuels, tobacco or weapons.

SO YOU CAN:

PREVENT

ESG FACTORS

Focusing on companies that adopt your social and financial objectives

ESG-FACTOR INVESTMENTS

Investing in companies with strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance along broad or narrow sustainability themes and integrating ESG factors into the investment process.

SO YOU CAN:

PROMOTE

IMPACT TARGETS

Targeting outcomes that advance your social and financial objectives

TARGETED IMPACT INVESTING

Investing with the intention of targeting measurable impact outcomes and financial returns.

SO YOU CAN:

ADVANCE

OUR DIFFERENTIATORS

BlackRock Impact brings together some of the best of BlackRock, including the same world class analytics and global resources relied on by leading investors around the globe, to help you put your money to work for purpose and performance.

  • INCREASING TRANSPARENCY

    By taking advantage of our industry thought leadership, we help set standards of reporting and transparency for sustainable investments by engaging with companies and market participants.

  • MAKING IT MEASURABLE

    By capitalizing on our proprietary analytical platform, our models help where data is not publicly available. We can then focus on both the social and financial returns of our investments so clients can better understand how their money is being put to work.

  • UNCOVERING VALUE

    By leveraging our collective market intelligence, which consists of over a thousand investment experts1 around the world, we can identify sectors, companies and innovations that will drive long-term value.

  • ALIGNING WITH EXPECTATIONS

    By deploying our institutional-quality portfolio construction expertise, we help clients match the most promising opportunities to their obligations and goals – both social and financial.

OUR COMMITMENT

OUR SOLUTIONS

BlackRock Impact offers a number of solutions for investors across our three key segments: Exclusionary Screens, ESG Factors and Impact Targets.

EXCLUSIONARY SCREENS

Alcohol screens

 

Country screens

 

Fossil fuel screens

 

Gambling screens

 

Tobacco screens

 

Weapons screens

 

Customized screens

ESG FACTORS

Clean energy weighted

 

Low carbon optimized

 

Low carbon weighted

 

Sustainability optimized

 

Sustainability weighted

IMPACT TARGETS

Broad public equity impact

 

Green bonds

 

Renewable power

Contact your BlackRock Representative or Financial Advisor to learn more about BlackRock Impact.