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  • SBTi clarifies carbon credit stance amid staff unrest

    15 April 2024

    The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has published a clarification on its stance on the use of environmental attribute certificates (EACs) - such as voluntary carbon credits - after criticism from staff and the industry.

  • Comment: The rumpus over SBTi's offsetting U-turn

    12 April 2024

    What does the row over SBTi's change of heart on carbon credits tell us about the state of sustainable finance, asks Peter Cripps

  • European Parliament approves 'world first' carbon removal certificate

    11 April 2024

    The European Parliament has formally approved a certification framework for carbon removal projects, but carbon market participants have warned this does not go far enough.

  • SBTi warms to offsets, in massive move for voluntary carbon market

    10 April 2024

    The Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has said it will take a more accommodative stance towards carbon credits, in a move one observer described as a "massive" moment for the voluntary carbon market.

  • CDPQ close to achieving 2030 carbon reduction target

    10 April 2024
  • 2024 Sustainable Debt Awards winners revealed

    08 April 2024

    The winners have been announced for the 2024 Environmental Finance Sustainable Debt Awards, formerly known as the Environmental Finance Bond Awards.

  • Article 6: the missing piece of the puzzle

    08 April 2024

    The lack of consensus on Article 6.2 and 6.4 is a significant missed opportunity for the implementation of international carbon markets, writes Andrea Bonzanni

  • Integrity Council approves first carbon programmes

    05 April 2024

    The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market has announced the first carbon crediting programmes eligible for its best-in-class 'core carbon principles' label.

  • Carbon markets alone will not protect nature, says Arup

    03 April 2024

    Carbon markets cannot be relied upon to fund the scale of nature protection needed, Arup has said, as it called for a wider range of funding instruments to be deployed.

  • Why the forest carbon market is bouncing back

    28 March 2024

    Demand and prices for high quality credits are on the rise - and that's good news for nature, argues Angela Churie Kallhauge