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The Bid breaks down what’s happening in the markets and explores the forces that are changing investing. Hear thought leaders from and outside of BlackRock discuss the trends shaping society and why they matter.

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The Bid breaks down what’s happening in the markets and explores the forces that are changing investing. Hear thought leaders from and outside of BlackRock discuss the trends shaping society and why they matter.

Privacy policy: https://www.blackrock.com/corporate/compliance/privacy-policy
This material is for informational purposes and is prepared by BlackRock, is not intended to be relied upon as a forecast, research or investment advice, and is not a recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. The opinions expressed are as of date of publication and are subject to change. The information and opinions contained in this material are derived from proprietary and nonproprietary sources deemed by BlackRock to be reliable and are not guaranteed as to accuracy or completeness. This material may contain ’forward looking’ information that is not purely historical in nature. There is no guarantee that any forecasts made will come to pass. Reliance upon information in this material is at the sole discretion of the reader. Past performance is not indicative of current or future results. This information provided is neither tax nor legal advice and investors should consult with their own advisors before making investment decisions. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount invested.
In the U.S., this material is intended for public distribution.
In the UK this is issued by BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered office: 12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL. Tel: + 44 (0)20 7743 3000. Registered in England and Wales No. 2020394. For your protection telephone calls are usually recorded. BlackRock is a trading name of BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited. Please refer to the Financial Conduct Authority website for a list of authorised activities conducted by BlackRock.
In Singapore, this is issued by BlackRock (Singapore) Limited (Co. registration no. 200010143N). This advertisement or publication has not been reviewed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. In Hong Kong, this material is issued by BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited and has not been reviewed by the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong. In Australia, issued by BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited ABN 13 006 165 975 AFSL 230 523 (BIMAL). The material provides general information only and does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation, needs or circumstances.
In Latin America: this material is for educational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice nor an offer or solicitation to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any shares of any Fund. No securities regulators in Latin America have confirmed the accuracy of any information contained herein. The provision of investment management and investment advisory services is a regulated activity in Mexico thus is subject to strict rules. For more information on the Investment Advisory Services offered by BlackRock Mexico please refer to the Investment Services Guide available at www.blackrock.com/mx.
IN MEXICO, FOR QUALIFIED AND INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS USE ONLY. Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. This material is provided for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer or solicitation to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any shares of any fund or security. It is your responsibility to inform yourself of, and to observe, all applicable laws and regulations of Mexico. If any funds, securities or investment strategies are mentioned or inferred in this material, such funds, securities or strategies have not been registered with the Mexican National Banking a

    Carla Harris on diversity and vulnerability at work

    Carla Harris on diversity and vulnerability at work

    There are just 5 Black CEOs in the Fortune 500.1 And women of color hold less than 5% of board seats.2 How can companies increase representation and create leaders at all levels of an organization? On the third episode of a four-part mini-series on sustainability, Carla Harris discusses why diversity, equity and inclusion matters more than ever for companies and their workforces. Carla is a Vice Chairman of Wealth Management and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley, an author, a podcast host and a gospel recording artist. Carla talks about how to find your calling, how Millennials and Gen Z are changing the workforce, and the untapped opportunity in investing in and hiring diverse talent across gender and communities of color.

    • 37 min
    Building digital body language with Erica Dhawan

    Building digital body language with Erica Dhawan

    How do companies build corporate culture when most of the workforce is still working from home? Connecting through the screen has become more important than ever – especially as we start to return to the office. On the second episode of a four-part mini-series on sustainability, Erica Dhawan, Author and Keynote Speaker, discusses how employees and the companies they work for can build camaraderie and compassion in a virtual environment. Then, Eric Van Nostrand, BlackRock’s Head of Research for Sustainable Investments, shares how we can translate corporate culture into investment insights.

    • 39 min
    New technologies help fight climate change

    New technologies help fight climate change

    The clock is ticking when it comes to climate change. And while innovations like solar power and wind have been around for some time, new technologies are emerging – around energy, agriculture, fashion and more – to help the transition to a lower-carbon economy.
    On the first episode of a four-part mini-series on sustainability, Steve Howard, Chief Sustainability Officer at Temasek, talks about innovation in the fight against climate change. He discusses emerging areas from electric and autonomous vehicles to spider silk; how we can ensure the energy transition is a just transition; and BlackRock and Temasek’s partnership towards a lower-carbon future.

    • 35 min
    What’s next for megatrends?

    What’s next for megatrends?

    Cyberattacks increased 400% during the Covid-19 pandemic. More people have moved into New York city than out of it in the past year. And both India and China will reach a population of 1.5 billion in the next five years. We've learned a lot about megatrends over the course of our five-episode mini-series. On our last episode, Jeff Spiegel, U.S. Head of Megatrends and International ETFs, will wrap it up and share what's next for megatrends.

    • 32 min
    Autonomous vehicles: The future is now feat. Cruise

    Autonomous vehicles: The future is now feat. Cruise

    Sales of electric vehicles hit a record high in 2020. And right now, there are about 1,400 self-driving cars in the US with over 80 companies testing their potential. On the fourth episode of a five-part mini-series on megatrends, Will Araujo, Director of Autonomous Vehicle Development at Cruise, talks about the transformation of autonomous and electric vehicles over the past decade, how cities and technology have shifted as a result, and how long he believes it will be until we all have our hands off the wheel.

    • 24 min
    China: where megatrends come together

    China: where megatrends come together

    The middle class is growing around the world, and it’s particularly growing in China. If China continues to grow at the pace predicted, its economy could be bigger than the U.S. by the late 2020s. On the third episode of a five-part mini-series on megatrends, Molly Rosenman, China Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Country Head, shares the story behind China’s growth over the past few decades and both the risks and opportunities of investing in China.

    • 24 min

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201 Ratings

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Enlightening

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