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Emma Gibney: ESG and the collapse of the free market

Last month, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined 19 other states in a letter to BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, challenging BlackRock’s use of ESG as investment criteria when managing state pension funds. 

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BlackRock responds to AG Steve Marshall, other conservative AGs over ESG criticism

BlackRock responded to the attorney generals of some conservative states on Wednesday, defending its stance on ESG investing.

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AG Steve Marshall: ESG 'another mechanism for the left to impose their philosophy'

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said Environmental, Social Governance (ESG) investing is the left’s new way of imposing their worldview on the country.

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ESG criteria used for some of Alabama's best-known brand names — 'Important and a factor'

One might not expect to find so-called Environmental, Social Responsibility and Governance (ESG) policy in Alabama, but elements of it are around.