Business schools start preparing graduates for a world of climate risks

Water crashing over a road near Galveston Bay just outside of Houston Texas

NEWS RELEASE DURHAM, North Carolina—Feb. 26, 2018 Risks related to climate change are some of the most significant threats facing the global economy, according to the World Economic Forum, which recently released its Global Risks Report 2018.  In a report that scans a spectrum of economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal, and technological risks, extreme weather events, […]

Statoil Energy Ventures’ Gareth Burns discusses investing in renewables

Gareth Burns, EDGE Chats video

Gareth Burns, VP and Managing Director of Statoil Energy Ventures, discusses why the Norwegian oil and gas company is investing in renewable energy and electric vehicle charging infrastructure technologies in this EDGE Chats video.   — RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives    

Can an oil & gas company compete with utilities in clean power investments?

Paige Swofford

by Paige Swofford, MEM/MBA’18 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Gareth Burns, Vice President and Managing Director of Statoil Energy Ventures, in an EDGE Seminar on Oct. 11, 2017 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of […]