• 18 countries sign declaration on international carbon markets

    14 December 2015

    18 countries, including the US, Japan and Germany, have agreed to work together to promote the growth of international carbon markets.

  • EEX plans windpower hedging contract

    14 December 2015

    A hedging contract to help European wind energy generators protect their cashflows from adverse weather conditions, is to be launched early next year.

  • EF BRIEFS: 8point3, Credit Agricole, Canadian Solar, Munich RE, Euronext

    07 December 2015

    Euronext signs up to Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative

  • New fund could mobilise up to $100m for clean energy in developing countries

    07 December 2015

    The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has kick-started a fund to finance low-carbon energy assets in developing countries, which it says could leverage more than $100 million.

  • EU carbon market weekly update - 07 December 2015

    07 December 2015

    EUA prices are likely to drift sideways this week, although the expiry of options on Wednesday and the imminent end of auctions may cause some volatility, says Louis Redshaw

  • Enhancing mitigation and climate finance with project-based mechanisms

    04 December 2015

    Daniel Rossetto of Climate Mundial says the Clean Development Mechanism and Joint Implementation could play a valuable role in accelerating global emission reductions

  • EF BRIEFS: SunEdison, Generation IM, EDC, Kingfisher, RWE, Drax

    02 December 2015

    India is planning to launch a $1 billion private equity fund to invest in its domestic renewable energy sector, according to the country's energy minister, Piyush Goyal.

  • EF BRIEFS: SocGen, Barclays, Trina, Enel, GIB, Camco, Capital Stage, IIGCC, GE and Alstom

    18 November 2015

    Societe Generale has adopted a climate policy ahead of the Paris climate summit that will see it pull out of some coal financing and double financing for renewables by 2020.

  • Allianz leads call for stock exchanges to step up sustainability efforts

    16 October 2015

    Allianz Global Investors, along with 85 other firms, is urging stock exchanges around the world to become a "driving force" in making financial markets more sustainable.

  • Voting open in the 16th Environmental Finance Annual Market Rankings

    14 October 2015

    Voting has opened in the Environmental Finance Annual Market Rankings – the largest and most closely watched survey of the world's environmental markets.