• Futures contracts launched based on California's fuel standards

    06 January 2020

    The first physically delivered futures contracts based on the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) are due to be launched on the derivatives-focused Nodal Exchange on 24 January.

  • EU carbon market update, 23 December

    24 December 2019

    EU Allowances look set to surge in the absence of auctions, says Tom Lord*

  • Carbon markets grow despite lingering complications

    13 December 2019

    Carbon markets in Europe and North America have shown resilience in the face of a changing political and regulatory landscape. The winners of Environmental Finance's Market Rankings commented on the year that was and what promises to be a dynamic twelve months ahead. Christopher Marchant reports

  • World Bank unveils carbon markets implementation partnership

    10 December 2019

    An initiative to promote the use of carbon pricing has been announced on the sidelines of the COP25 event in Madrid.

  • Bundesbank chief rejects risk weighting adjustment for green assets

    31 October 2019

    Climate risks impact on the core tasks of central banks but “it would be wrong to want to use banking regulations to set climate policy incentives, for example by granting risk weighting ‘discounts’ for ‘green’ assets,” said Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann.

  • WCI Carbon Market Update, 21 October 2019

    21 October 2019

    WCI prices edge higher ahead of compliance deadline, notes Nicolas Girod*

  • WFE & SSE define 'how exchanges can embed sustainability'

    30 September 2019

    The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) and the UN's Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative have come together to try and define how the world's exchanges can embed sustainability in their operations.

  • Climate change risk yet to be priced in, say investors

    16 September 2019

    An overwhelming 93% of institutional investors say climate change is still not being priced in by the key global financial markets as an investment risk, according to a report by asset manager BNY Mellon Investment Management and UK asset allocation research firm CREATE-Research.

  • APG and PGGM target SDGs with AI platform

    12 September 2019

    Dutch pension fund managers PGGM and APG are set to launch an artificial intelligence (AI)-based platform to help institutional investors target the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Meat, fish and dairy producers not addressing sustainability risks, says FAIRR

    04 September 2019

    The vast majority of meat, fish and dairy producers have not meaningfully addressed basic sustainability risks, according to a report by investor network FAIRR.