Eamon Barrett, Fortune

Eamon Barrett


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Past articles by Eamon:

Why S is often the overshadowed sibling to E and G

Investors don't understand the material risks of social issues, but increased legislation is putting social risks in focus. → Read More

Are Intel investors losing faith in CEO Pat Gelsinger’s turnaround plan?

Intel's stock price has plummeted since Gelsinger took the helm in 2021. Now Intel is cutting investor dividends, too. → Read More

Huawei pioneered a model for ensuring its telecom tech was trustworthy, but its efforts revealed the limits of globalization

The Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Center gave the U.K. government unprecedented access to the company's inner workings. → Read More

For eBay’s buyers, sellers, and investors, sustainability still ranks second place to earnings

According to eBay's latest Recommerce Report, sustainability is the second-most important driver for the platform's buyers and sellers. → Read More

How TSMC convinced Apple it would be a trustworthy partner, landing the Taiwan company its most significant semiconductor contract to date

In 2011, Apple needed a contract chip manufacturer it could trust, instead of relying on rival smartphone maker, Samsung. → Read More

Corporate leaders need guidance and accountability on implementing ESG standards

Introducing Impact Report, a new Fortune newsletter. → Read More

CEOs say they’re ready to act on sustainability—but blame government for getting in the way

Accenture's annual report on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals show the world is off track to hit its targets. → Read More

Protesters tried to save a village from being swallowed by a coal mine. The dystopian scene exposed the conflict between Germany’s climate goals and energy needs

Germany reopened coal-fired power plants after the war in Ukraine cut off Russian gas supplies. → Read More

2023 might be the year investors get real about funding climate adaptation tech

Devastating extreme weather events show the necessity of investing in adaptation. → Read More

WM has ‘gobs’ of data on waste collection that it uses to help industries build circular economies

Recycling will be a core component of the UN's treaty on preventing plastic waste. → Read More

The U.N. says the Great Barrier Reef is in danger of disappearing. Coral everywhere is under threat—and this startup is trying to save it

Reef restoration projects need to scale up to tackle climate change. → Read More

COP 27 marked a ‘vibe’ shift toward addressing the once taboo subject of climate adaptation

Adaptation was long off-limits because it acknowledges the harm of climate change. → Read More

If cement production were a country, it’d be the world’s 3rd largest emitter. Industrial powerhouses ABB, Shell, and Cemex are partnering with a startup to electrify the process

The Finnish-Dutch company has developed an electric heating system that it says can generate the high temperatures necessary for forging steel and cement. → Read More

This waste-to-energy incinerator burns sewage to produce electricity—and to power its indoor spa

Waste-to-energy incinerators reduce landfill and methane emissions, but are still a dirty form of fuel. → Read More

EU warns it may shut down Bitcoin miners to steer more energy to households and factories

The bloc may shut down Bitcoin miners to steer more energy to households and factories. → Read More

Liz Truss hates solar panels on farmland. In reality, solar panels can be good for crops—and vice versa

Solar panels can provide shade to crops, in some cases boosting yields three-fold. → Read More

Easyjet’s new net-zero emission target requires sustainable biofuels that are in extremely short supply

There simply isn’t enough leftover cooking oil in the world. → Read More

Patagonia’s founding family gave away company profits—but it still controls the retailer’s future

But their stewardship has served the company well so far. → Read More

Experts say Britain’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss is missing an opportunity to ease the U.K.’s energy crisis

Former environment minister Truss wants to increase oil and gas projects. Experts say she needs to invest in insulation. → Read More

Pakistan raised $43 million to prepare for glacial floods. It wasn’t enough

Pakistan is home to over 7,000 glaciers, which are melting at a record rate and causing flash floods. → Read More