Introducing The Climate Capitalist
We launched CAPM 2.0 in 2019 to help make economic sense of the clean energy
transition. Since then, we have published more than 60 in-depth memos and videos,
attracting a wide audience of shareholder activists, investment professionals and
corporate decision makers, as well as scientists, academics and government officials.
We are flattered and energized by your faith in our substantive, research-based
Just as Capitalism has needed to evolve over the years, we felt it was time to evolve
CAPM 2.0. And so today we proudly announce the introduction of The Climate
Capitalist with a robust new platform, a clean new look and even greater original and
insightful analysis into the economic and investment implications of the global
transition to clean energy.
“There is no greater imperative driving investment decisions today than climate
change,” says Doug McKeige, TCC’s Founder and Editor-in-Chief, “Entrepreneurs in
the space have already been richly rewarded as new technologies displace century-old
ways of doing business. We hope The Climate Capitalist offers our audience a unique
advantage in charting their own investment and personal choices in the climate-based
TCC has assembled a great team of contributors and researchers with extensive
experience in securities law, investment banking, investment management, real estate,
clean tech, entrepreneurship, corporate governance, and accounting research, as well
as board service with for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
Doug McKeige is a former shareholder litigator with deep knowledge of the securities
markets. He also spent more than a decade as a hedge fund and real estate executive.
Doug was recently featured in Bloomberg’s popular column “Where to invest $100,000
Right Now.” He also advises the TIGER 21 Climate Investors Group.
Co-Founder Tim Callahan is a graduate of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and is a
serial clean energy entrepreneur who also served as chief financial officer for one of
the world’s largest biofuels producers.
Managing Director Steve Kirkpatrick is a Wharton MBA with significant professional
and personal investment experience, who has also served in management and board
roles in a range of companies.
Cathy Hausman is widely experienced in senior-level communications and content
TCC draws on the creative talents of Annette and Michael Simons of Simons+Simons ,
noted storytellers for leading brands. They add bold, pop-art graphics and produce all
of our videos, most recently “Everything’s Electric.”
TCC’s website was designed by respected design and identify firm The Blue Ocean
The Climate Capitalist is self-funded, ensuring an independent outlook and, like its
predecessor CAPM 2.0, will remain free to our subscribers.
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The Climate Capitalist is an investor led non-profit group with a mission to inform,
enlighten and change Wall Street's attitude to climate change from the inside.