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Blackrock sees voting against directors as one of the most important tools in its stewardship toolbox

Voting against directors that don't make sufficient progress in terms of Blackrock's five priorities is one of the most important tools to steer companies in a more sustainable direction, Amra Balic, head of Blackrock's EMEA Investment Stewardship team tells AMWatch.

Amra Balic, head of Blackrock's EMEA Investment Stewardship team. | Photo: PR/Blackrock

In recent years, Blackrock has continuously increased its stewardship to help steer companies in a more sustainable direction.

On the basis of five engagement priorities and the voting guideline that are reviewed each year, the world's largest asset manager lets the companies which it invests in know the desired direction for a sustainable long-term business model.

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