Fox Business reported on August 29 that Vanguard—the second largest asset manager in the world and the largest manager of passive funds—reduced its support for pro-ESG proxy proposals during the past shareholder season. The report followed news that BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager (measured by assets under management) also supported fewer ESG proposals.
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