• Carbon credit labelling can tackle integrity concerns, says standards body

    19 January 2023

    A labelling scheme to help investors identify 'high quality' carbon credits in the voluntary markets will propel the growth of credit sales in tandem with ensuring the integrity of the market, a senior figure at the body developing the label has said.

  • 'Integrity council' readies first approvals of carbon credits programmes

    19 January 2023

    A body aiming to bring 'integrity' to the voluntary carbon markets is preparing to approve its first carbon credits programmes, with a label to denote carbon credit quality set to be ready by September, it has said.

  • Anew: 2025 targets drive boost in demand for voluntary carbon credits

    18 January 2023

    Companies are snapping up voluntary carbon credits as they seek to fulfil their looming interim decarbonisation targets, an executive at Anew Climate has said.

  • Biodiversity Insight 2023 published

    18 January 2023

    Environmental Finance has published Biodiversity Insight 2023, featuring articles about how investors are incorporating biodiversity concerns into their decisions in light of the Global Biodiversity Framework agreed at COP15.

  • Global market for biodiversity 'unlikely', investor says

    13 January 2023

    Biodiversity will remain a niche area of investment, as developing a global market for it is "unlikely" to happen, an executive at Nordis Capital has said.

  • RBC: Carbon markets can drive nature investment

    11 January 2023

    Carbon markets can play a "big role" in driving capital towards nature-positive projects, an executive at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has said.

  • CBAM must include manufactured products to avoid 'carbon leakage'

    22 December 2022

    The ground-breaking carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) proposed by the EU could have the unintended consequence of creating more 'carbon leakage' due to its emphasis on basic materials rather than manufactured products, according to Scope.