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Katherine Dunn


United Kingdom

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Past articles by Katherine:

Climate change is increasingly going to court

Cases internationally more than doubled from 2017 to 2020—and a series of landmark cases so far this year show climate litigation is here to stay. → Read More

Engine No. 1 to launch $100 million ETF focused on ESG engagement

The firm successfully went head-to-head with ExxonMobil last month, and is now looking to build on its newfound name recognition among investors. → Read More

Some analysts see a return to $100/barrel oil—but faltering reopenings could bring price down to earth

Last time prices hit that level, it was 2014. → Read More

Is talking about climate change off limits at your workplace?

Employees at ExxonMobil say the topic could often be taboo. But it's not just at oil and gas companies where speaking about the warming climate can open up disagreement. → Read More

Investors want Exxon Mobil to change. Is it ready?

The company was once at the very top of the Fortune 500. Now, as it slides to number 10, it faces a fight over whether it can hold onto its version of the future. → Read More

ExxonMobil faces historic loss in proxy shareholder battle over future of its board

The result of the proxy fight, building for months, delivered a strong statement on how companies should adapt to the energy transition and shareholder pressure → Read More

The best new books on how to lead from a distance—and design a market to combat climate change

From Spencer Stuart’s James Citrin and Darleen DeRosa, and Mark Carney, two new books that should make your reading list → Read More

The struggle to make plastics more sustainable

“We are finally able to get some traction. We are seeing slow progress, but progress nevertheless.” → Read More

Oxford's Colin Mayer on the purpose of business

“Making profits is not a purpose of business. It’s a derivative.” → Read More

The CEOs on Fortune's World's Greatest Leaders list

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern tops the list, but a "boatload" of CEOs also make an appearance. → Read More

UGG copyright battle highlights the triumph of the comfiest

The battle is over whether UGG should be "ugg"—a generic Australian term—in the U.S. → Read More

Ransomware attackers see a big target in Big Energy

"It's not often that hackers manage to hit such crucial oil infrastructure such as Colonial's pipelines in the U.S.," one oil markets analyst says. → Read More

The pandemic pressed pause on A.I. investment

“People were pausing because they were squeezing ten years of digital transformation into two years,” CEO Arvind Krishna says. → Read More

On Earth Day, the U.S. announces fresh 2030 emissions targets—and other world leaders follow suit

The Summit marked two major shifts in the world’s climate momentum: the return of the U.S. to a leadership position, and the rise of the 2030 target. → Read More

Financing the world's energy transition: The full picture in 5 charts

Financing for coal projects has declined over the last decade, a new report shows. Oil and gas projects are more resilient. → Read More

Under lockdown, my habit for buying cookbooks spiraled out of control

I was already an obsessive cook. My pandemic cookbook habit pushed me over the edge. → Read More

JPMorgan Chase to invest $2.5 trillion in sustainable development initiatives

The plan, which begins this year, supports the lender's pledge to bring its financing in line with Paris Agreement goals. → Read More

British Airways backs hydrogen plane startup ZeroAvia

BA is the company's first aviation backer, joining Bill Gates' Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Shell's venture capital arm. → Read More

You can now buy a Tesla with bitcoin—at a staggering cost, critics warn

The embrace of bitcoin could risk Tesla's position as an ESG darling. → Read More

Inside the COVID pandemic puppy boom: Smuggling, price-gouging, dog-napping in the U.S. and globally

Global COVID-19 lockdowns have spurred a desperate scramble to secure canine companionship. → Read More