Investment firm's like Larry Fink's BlackRock have preached social responsibility. With guns, they can use their influence to achieve it.
BlackRock says recent gun violence in Florida "requires response and action from a wide range of entities across both the public and private sectors."
"I don't believe in imposing my views on 370,000 employees and a million shareholders," Warren Buffett says.
The best-run companies have leaders willing to take a stand on societal issues such as gun control, Bill George says.
Too many ordinary people are left out of the benefits of financial markets, says the BlackRock CEO.
Illicit, hype or the future? Mnuchin, Lagarde and Fink talk cryptocurrencies at Davos.
Steven Mnuchin, Christine Lagarde, BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink and others speak to CNBC about the future of global finance.
BlackRock's Larry Fink says he's not trying to use his influence to force corporate America to embrace his ideas for social change.
Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO, talks about urging companies to find a sense of social purpose as they seek to grow profits.
The biggest names in the ETF business gather to debate the future of investing in booming exchange-traded funds.
The New York Times reports Fink will inform business leaders that their companies need to do more than just make profits.
Laurence Fink, CEO of BlackRock, the $6 trillion investment firm, plans to tell CEOs in a letter that businesses must serve a social purpose.
The GOP tax overhaul law, which includes a cut in the rate that U.S. corporations pay, will make American businesses more competitive globally, said BlackRock chairman and CEO Larry Fink.
The GOP corporate tax rate cut will make American businesses more competitive globally, he says.
But the tax writers should have eliminated the carried interest loophole, he said. "That is an unfair tax advantage."
BlackRock remains convinced that the stock market has further to run, the chairman and CEO of the world's largest money manager says.
Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO, discusses raising wages, corporate bonuses and where he sees flaws in the tax reform bill.
Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO, talks about strength in corporate earnings, and whether it impacts economic growth and the markets.
Even with stocks at around record highs, people who buy into the market now will do better in equities than bonds, Fink said.
Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO, shares his thoughts on raising interest rates while the Fed unwinds quantitative easing. Also Fink shares his thoughts on inflation risk and why he is keeping his eye on China.