• EU carbon price breaks €100 barrier

    22 February 2023

    Europe's carbon price broke the €100 ($106) barrier for the first time on Tuesday, boosted by strong demand amid policy reforms.

  • Manulife: Biodiversity is biggest opportunity for private markets

    16 February 2023

    Biodiversity is "arguably the biggest opportunity for private markets", and will expand beyond timberland to other types of investments including in the technology sector, an executive at Manulife has said.

  • World Bank issues 'unique' carbon credit-linked bond

    15 February 2023

    The World Bank has raised $50 million from an outcomes-based bond which links its coupon payments to verified carbon credits generated by a water purification project, described as a "unique" and "important" deal by investors backing the transaction.

  • Banks invest $45m in carbon offset trading platform

    08 February 2023

    BNP Paribas is among nine banks who have invested $45 million together in voluntary carbon credit trading platform Carbonplace.

  • Voluntary carbon market has 'notable concern in quality', finds WWF tool

    06 February 2023

    The Carbon Credit Quality Initiative (CCQI) has scored the quality of over a quarter of the carbon credits in the voluntary carbon market (VCM).

  • 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.