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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 listener. 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. and Canada, this material is intended for public distribution.
In the UK and Non-European Economic Area (EEA) countries: 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. 02020394. For your protection telephone calls are usually recorded. Please refer to the Financial Conduct Authority website for a list of authorised activities conducted by BlackRock.
In the European Economic Area (EEA): this is Issued by BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. is authorised and regulated by the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets. Registered office Amstelplein 1, 1096 HA, Amsterdam, Tel: 020 – 549 5200, Tel: 31-20-549-5200. Trade Register No. 17068311 For your protection telephone calls are usually recorded.
For Investors in Switzerland: This document is marketing material
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. Before making any investment decision, you should assess whether the material is appropriate for you and obtain financial advice tailored to you having regard to your individual objectives, financial situation, needs and 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 (nor shall any such shares be offered or sold to any person) in any jurisdiction in which an offer, solicitation, purchase or sale would be unlawful under the securities law of that jurisdiction. If any funds are mentioned or inferred to in this material, it is possible that some or all of the funds may not have been registered with the securities regulator of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Uruguay or any other securities regulator in any Latin American country and thus might n

    Larry Fink on the power of capitalism

    Larry Fink on the power of capitalism

    For more than a decade, BlackRock’s Chairman and CEO, Larry Fink, has written letters to CEOs of public companies around the world on behalf of our clients. In this episode, Larry talks about this year’s letter and how the pandemic has turbocharged an evolution in the operating environment for virtually every company, how capitalism is changing, and what it all means for CEOs.

    • 26 min
    The evolution of smart cities

    The evolution of smart cities

    As of 2020, more than 56% of the world's population lives in urban areas and that number is expected to soar. In part two of our tech mini-series, Brooks Rainwater, Director of National League of Cities Center for City Solutions and Jane DiGiacomo, Managing Director with BlackRock's Global Real Assets business explore how technology is improving the quality of life for a city’s most important asset - its people.

    • 18 min
    What does the future of 5G look like?

    What does the future of 5G look like?

    5G infrastructure is on the rise, boosting connection speeds and slashing lag times. In part one of our tech mini-series, Jeff McElfresh, CEO of AT&T Communications, discusses the benefits of 5G, how edge computing will drive innovation and why fiber may be the key to bringing new tech to the masses.

    • 20 min
    COP26: Why this climate summit was different

    COP26: Why this climate summit was different

    The much-anticipated climate summit in Glasgow is now over. Did two weeks of debates and negotiations among governments end in an agreement on how the world will address the most pressing climate issues?
    Paul Bodnar, BlackRock's Global Head of Sustainable Investing, is back from Glasgow and joins the Bid to break down the big takeaways from COP26, how this summit was different than the first 25 meetings and the necessary work ahead to decarbonize the complexities of the global economy.

    • 21 min
    What’s next for sustainability?

    What’s next for sustainability?

    What do we do with the power plants, internal combustion engines and fossil fuels that power so much of our economy today? How do we retire the carbon economy and create green jobs for affected workers? How do we build a greener economy?

    On the last episode of a four-part mini-series on sustainability, Paul Bodnar, BlackRock’s new Global Head of Sustainable Investing, shares our outlook on sustainability. He discusses how we get to a net zero carbon economy and the dramatic changes that we’ll need to get there, how a company’s focus on social issues like diversity and inclusion can impact performance, and the big questions at the center of the sustainability conversation.

    • 28 min
    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

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Useful information

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Enlightening

This podcast is so refreshing to hear actual intelligence and not the hype trying to grab your attention. Just information and thoughts from those who are doing their business. Actually very helpful in so many levels.

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