Mizuho to invest in carbon credit marketplace Climate Impact X
Mizuho Financial has invested in Singapore-based carbon credit marketplace Climate Impact X (CIX) as the Japanese financial giant looks to expand the "reliable and high quality" regional carbon market in Asia.
VCMI launches 'flexible Scope 3 claim' for carbon credit usage
The Voluntary Carbon Markets Initiative (VCMI) has launched a framework for allowing companies to credibly use carbon credits even though they are struggling to meet short-term reduction targets.
COP28: 'Restructuring' of indigenous engagement needed
Improved engagement with indigenous peoples would help accelerate the flow of finance to communities and nature-based projects, Environmental Finance has heard.
Verra releases new REDD+ methodology
Verra has released an updated version of its Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) methodology, following major criticism of the previous iteration.
AIA Group transition plan sets 'near-term' emissions target
COP28: How Article 6 can leverage the voluntary carbon market
As Article 6 policymakers design a new global carbon market, employing proven solutions will accelerate implementation, writes Xpansiv CEO John Melby
'Carbon removal' credits given go-ahead by European Parliament
The European Parliament has passed a new framework for certifying carbon removal credits, after raising concerns that regional carbon removal targets will be missed.
Exclusive: Innovative carbon credit that pays to decommission oil fields in $10m funding round
A carbon market firm is looking to raise $10 million to enable it to roll out a new type of carbon credit that will pay oil companies not to extract reserves.