Consultation launched for early finance carbon unit
Verra, an international standards agency for carbon offsets, is seeking public consultation on the proposal for a new Early Finance Carbon Unit (EFCU) unit that could be used to facilitate early flows of funding to carbon offset projects
EU carbon market update: 13 October 2020
EU Allowances lost ground last week and the momentum is with the bears, says Tom Lord
EU carbon market update: 28 September 2020
Last week's volatility may continue, but further price declines are the most probable scenario for EU Allowances, says Tom Lord*
WCI Carbon Market Update, 21 September 2020
The downside risk to CCA prices seem to be limited but the forthcoming US elections could lead to increased volatility, warns Nicolas Girod*.
Verra claims first 'blue carbon' conservation methodology
Verra, a leading developer of standards for the voluntary market in carbon credits, has released what it claims is the first 'blue carbon' conservation methodology approved under any major emissions reduction programme.
ESG fund assets pass $1trn milestone
Assets in sustainable funds have rebounded sharply following the market meltdown triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, to hit a record high of $1.06 trillion, as of the end of June.
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WFE highlights lack of consensus on ESG standards across exchanges
Stock exchanges have flagged the array of different environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting standards as a hindrance to their sustainability efforts.
Covid-19 poses 'most severe test yet for carbon markets' - IETA
The Covid-19 pandemic "represents the most severe test of the world's carbon markets to date, going far beyond the scope of the 2008 global financial crisis," said Dirk Forrister, president and CEO of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA).