Kathy Mulvey

Accountability Campaign Director, Climate & Energy Program

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Kathy Mulvey is the accountability campaign director and advocate for the Climate & Energy team at the Union of Concerned Scientists. In her role, she leads strategic development of UCS’s climate corporate accountability campaign, guides engagement with corporate targets, builds national and international coalitions, and mobilizes experts and supporters.

Ms. Mulvey has designed and led various corporate accountability initiatives, programs, and campaigns since 1989. Prior to joining UCS, Ms. Mulvey was the executive director of the EIRIS Conflict Risk Network of institutional investors. She worked with public pension funds, university endowments and other stakeholders calling on companies to support peace and stability in areas affected by genocide and mass atrocities. Before that, Ms. Mulvey worked with Corporate Accountability International for two decades, serving as both executive director and international policy director. She has organized action campaigns, overseen detailed corporate research and reports, and managed high-level coalitions. Ms. Mulvey has also consulted for UCS on several climate and accountability-related projects. She currently chairs the Socially Responsible Investing Committee for the Unitarian Universalist Association and serves on the Board of Grassroots International.

Ms. Mulvey earned a B.A. in English and French from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been quoted in a wide range of news outlets including BBC, The Boston Globe, Business Week, CBS Evening News, CNBC, Inter-Press Service, Investment & Pensions Europe, The Lancet, National Public Radio, The New York Times, and Responsible Investor.

Watch Kathy Mulvey talk about holding fossil fuel companies accountable for their role in climate change here.