Why BlackRock is partnerning with Kiva

Dreams are universal. Opportunity is not. That's why BlackRock is partnering with Kiva to help entrepreneurs around the world rise out of poverty.

Learn more about how we're providing each BlackRock employee with $25 to make a loan to an entrepreneur in need of capital in the developing world to start or grow their business or to improve the health of their families:

https://www.blackrock.com/corporate/en-us/about-us/philanthropy/kiva

Girls Who Code

BlackRock’s commitment to Code.org, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding access to computer science education and in particular increasing participation by women and students of color. Code.org’s vision is for every student in every school to have the opportunity to learn computer science – both to become literate citizens in today’s digital world as well as having foundation computer science knowledge to pursue whatever career path they choose.

Fast Forward at BlackRock

Fast Forward helps early-stage, tech-leveraged, non-profit startups that share a mission to solve social problems, including education, environmental, health and human rights issues, and create meaningful change across global populations.

"BlackRock’s own history is one of an entrepreneurial start up that grew into the firm it is today by embracing and cultivating technology. We are very proud and excited to be a part of this program. It is a great opportunity to dedicate our resources and expertise to help these startups develop their powerful ideas."

Technology - Aladdin Product Group

Technology & innovation have always been a part of our culture. Our historic focus on the end-to-end investment process – powered by our proprietary technology platform Aladdin – has always been a key differentiator and significant competitive advantage for BlackRock. We leverage the full power of our global technology infrastructure across every dimension of our business to deliver solutions for our clients that gain our position as the largest Asset Management firm.

Diversity at BlackRock: OUT Network on Campus

BlackRock’s OUT Network supports the success of BlackRock by fostering an inclusive community for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) employees, building positive, respectful, professional relationships, and advancing the firm’s goal of enriching workplace diversity.

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About BlackRock Inc.

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At September 30, 2016, BlackRock’s AUM was $5.1 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® – more... 

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