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Why BlackRock Is Engaging with Gun Makers and Retailers

The world's largest asset manager is stepping up its engagement efforts to increase corporate responsibility, says Morningstar's Jon Hale.

Why BlackRock Is Engaging with Gun Makers and Retailers

Jeremy Glaser: For Morningstar, I'm Jeremy Glaser. In an unusual move, asset manager BlackRock released a list of questions that they were asking gun retailers and gun manufacturers in the aftermath of the Parkland, Fla., shooting.

I'm here with Jon Hale, he is our director of sustainable investing research, to see if this kind of engagement from an asset manager is a way to make an impact.

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