BlackRock’s story is about new ideas, innovative thinking and growth through collaboration.
Who we are
In 1988, our founders set out to create a better asset management firm—one that was purpose-driven, focused on clients and risk management, and driven by data and technology. Our breakthrough Aladdin® platform unified trading, risk management and reporting onto one system connecting the information, people and technology needed to manage money.
Over the years, we’ve evolved from an eight-person start up into a global company who’s trusted to manage more assets Read Source(*) than to any other investment manager. We’ve always been laser focused on delivering long-term value for our clients and our shareholders.
And because we’ve purposefully invested in developing our platform, our technology and our people for more than 30 years, we have the capabilities to create better portfolios that help more and more people experience financial well-being and, ultimately, better futures.
Culture & values
BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being.
We rely on our principles to guide how we interact with each other, our clients, the communities in which we operate, and all of our other stakeholders.
These principles represent our core values, our aspirations, and our cultural language – lived and embraced by every employee at our firm.
We care about your physical, emotional and financial well-being and design our benefits package to support you in all aspects of your life. To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) – so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
Equity, diversity & inclusion
Our philosophy of working as One BlackRock is at the core of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) across every level of our firm and within every region and country we operate – across gender, race, ethnicity, disability and veteran status, among others. At BlackRock, DEI is a business imperative. We know that a diverse workforce is indispensable to our creativity and success. It’s how we answer the biggest questions and solve the toughest problems. An inclusive, equitable environment makes us thrive. It enables us to draw on expertise and unique experiences from across the firm and bring out the best in each other.
BlackRock was founded on the premise of understanding and managing investment risk, anticipating our clients’ needs, and supporting them in achieving their long-term investment goals. That is why we look at sustainability information — as an investor and a fiduciary.