• EU countries agree weakened text for green claims directive

    18 June 2024

    EU countries have agreed a text for the proposed Green Claims Directive which contains weaker language on the use of carbon credits than that agreed by the European Parliament.

  • 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.

  • UK needs to give clarity on its CBAM strategy, EcoAct says

    06 March 2024

    The UK risks falling further behind international peers if it does not provide details of how its proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will work in tandem, it has been warned.

  • People Moves 17 February: Alantra, Nikko AM, EcoAct

    17 February 2023
  • Optimism trumps uncertainty

    04 September 2018

    The market for carbon offsets remains buoyant, despite regulatory uncertainty. Elena K. Johansson talks to winners of our annual Voluntary Carbon Markets Rankings to find out why.

  • Winners revealed in voluntary carbon poll

    25 September 2017

    Developments in international policy, new standards and the promise of future demand from the aviation industry are pushing the voluntary carbon market forward, the top firms in Environmental Finance's 2017 rankings say

  • Voluntary carbon high-flyers preparing for market's take-off

    25 September 2017

    The promise of future demand from the aviation industry and new types of financing are fuelling optimism in the voluntary carbon market, the top-ranking firms in Environmental Finance's 2017 Voluntary Carbon Markets Rankings say.

  • TCFD recommendations will boost voluntary carbon market, Baker McKenzie says

    23 August 2017

    The market for voluntary carbon offsets is likely to receive a boost with the implementation of the FSB's Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures recommendations, according to multinational law firm Baker McKenzie.

  • EcoAct snaps up Carbon Clear

    19 July 2017

    EcoAct, a Paris-based climate change advisory firm, has acquired Carbon Clear of the UK for an undisclosed sum.

  • Winners of Environmental Finance's Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings see lower prices but remain bullish

    06 June 2016

    Despite another year of low prices, optimism remains high in the voluntary carbon market, according to Environmental Finance's annual survey.