BlackRock targeted in divestment hoax

Michael Holder
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink's 2019 letter has not yet been published

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink's 2019 letter has not yet been published

Hoax letter purporting to be from BlackRock CEO Larry Fink had promised to take much harder line on companies involved in fossil fuels

BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, has been targeted by an elaborate hoax, after a fake letter purporting to be from its CEO Larry Fink was sent out to staff and media yesterday suggesting it...

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