JP Morgan Chase getting more active in climate deals

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(A native of England, veteran journalist Matthew Diebel has worked at NBC News, Time, USA Today and News Corp., among other organizations. Having spent much of his childhood next to one of the world’s fastest bodies of water, he is particularly interested in tidal energy.)

I collided with Jamie Dimon — and a miracle happened

A few years back, I bumped into — literally — JPMorgan Chase $JPM CEO Jamie Dimon in the lobby of our apartment building. I was exiting the elevator and he moved too fast to get in. Apologies ensued and we went on our ways.

What was one of the most powerful people in finance doing there? Well, at the time, one of his three daughters lived in the building. She didn’t stay long, eventually moving to fancier digs. Meanwhile, my daughter ended up babysitting for his grandchildren, both in our building and in his super-duper penthouse apartment at 1185 Park Ave., one of the grandest buildings on that grand thoroughfare…

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