• Voting opens for the Annual Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings

    15 April 2016

    For the seventh year, Environmental Finance is conducting its annual rankings of the voluntary carbon markets.

  • $2.5trn of global financial assets at risk from climate change

    04 April 2016

    $2.5 trillion of global financial assets are at risk from the effects of climate change, according to a report.

  • Industry and NGOs lobby airlines to use REDD+ carbon offsets

    04 April 2016

    Airlines have been urged to use emission reduction credits generated by forestry protection projects, in two new papers from the Climate Markets & Investment Association and a group of NGOs.

  • Gold Standard extends consultation period on new approach

    04 April 2016

    The Gold Standard certification organisation is extending the consultation period on a major revision of its methodology by two weeks to 15 April.

  • EF BRIEFS: Nairobi, Qatar, California, Poland

    01 April 2016

    Nairobi and Qatar are the latest stock exchanges to sign up to the Sustainable Stock Exchanges' campaign to 'close the environmental, social and governance (ESG) guidance gap'.

  • EF BRIEFS: ESG disclosure, 1366, SolarCity, Ecofys and Generation Foundation

    01 March 2016

    Nasdaq's Nordic and Baltic exchanges have committed to step up requirements for environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure

  • EF BRIEFS: Capstone, PRI, Juwi, KfW, Gothaer

    22 January 2016

    Canadian renewables operator Capstone Infrastructure – formerly known as the Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund – will be acquired by a London-based fund in a $480 million deal.

  • 'Toolkit' launched to help conservation finance scale up

    20 January 2016

    Green bonds issued by sovereigns to finance environmental conservation, and closed-ended funds focusing on assets such as sustainable timber, are among the products that can help the conservation finance market reach up to $200-$400 billion by 2020, according to a new report.

  • EF's Deals of the Year awards open for nominations

    06 January 2016

    Nominations are now being accepted for the ninth annual Environmental Finance Deals of the Year awards.

  • EF BRIEFS: AP3, Trig, VW, Vigeo, Eiris, United Wind, Forum Equity Partners

    06 January 2016

    Swedish national pension fund AP3 has ramped up its sustainability efforts, pledging to halve its carbon footprint by 2018 and triple its investment in green bonds.