• Innovative small businesses need a bigger role at COPs

    28 September 2023

    The COP process needs to listen to the voices of innovative small businesses if net zero is to be delivered, Jan Lozek writes

  • Further clarity on Article 6 methodology on its way, says IETA initiative

    13 September 2023

    Further clarity is expected soon on which methodologies will be used to define eligibility for the UN's carbon credit market, as well as how existing voluntary guidance could be 'absorbed' by the new market, the Climate Action Data Trust (CAD Trust) has said.

  • 'Landmark' Global Biodiversity Framework fund launched - but with $40m shortfall

    29 August 2023

    A 'landmark' Global Biodiversity Framework fund was finally given the go ahead, but after just two governments made funding commitments, a further $40 million needs to be found by the end of the year.

  • Can COP28 turn the tide?

    22 August 2023

    With 100 days until COP28 in Dubai, can the summit reassure investors that the slide into climate catastrophe can be stopped, asks Peter Cripps

  • COP28 needs to deliver clarity on Article 6

    22 August 2023

    With 100 days to go until COP28, the conference needs to nail down the technicalities of Article 6, if the carbon markets are to be used to help meet national emissions reduction targets, writes Genevieve Redgrave

  • Fitch: Amazon summit sets stage for 'confrontational COP28'

    21 August 2023

    Sustainable Fitch said the stage was set for a "more confrontational COP28," after "strong demands" were made at a regional summit on the sustainable development of the Amazon around developed country financing support and rising concern around regulation.

  • Fitch praises UAE green bond fee exemption

    07 June 2023

    The exemption for United Arab Emirates (UAE) issuers of some sustainable bonds from registration fees will support progress on sustainability in the region, ahead of the country's COP28 presidency, a Sustainable Fitch executive has said.

  • Storebrand: Investors should apply biodiversity exclusions 'much more'

    23 March 2023

    Investors should be adopting the "precautionary principle" around investment exclusions on biodiversity grounds "much more", Storebrand told an Environmental Finance event

  • COP27 sees progress on bilateral partnerships

    30 January 2023

    The climate conference saw multilateral talks stagnate but bilateral partnerships show the way forward, argue Lina Apsheva and Gregor Vulturius