Optimism trumps uncertainty
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
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
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.
EF BRIEFS: FSB, Axis Bank, EIB, Stockholm, Canadian Solar, GRI, BP
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has appointed nine more members to its new Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.
Prices down, but optimism up
Prices have come under renewed pressure, say the winners of this year's Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings, but growing interest from corporates offers reasons for hope. Peter Cripps reports
Winners of Environmental Finance's Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings see better times ahead
Sentiment in the voluntary carbon market remains bullish despite prices continuing to come under pressure, according to the latest survey of the market by Environmental Finance.
Water Benefit Standard set to issue first certificates
An initiative that aims to raise millions of dollars to finance water projects is set to issue its first certificates ahead of its official launch next month, Environmental Finance can reveal.
Voluntary carbon leaders look on the bright side
The dominant players in the voluntary carbon market are optimistic about the future, despite a decline in volumes and prices between 2012 and 2013, according to the latest survey of the market by Environmental Finance.
Voting opens for the Annual Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings
Environmental Finance is conducting its annual rankings of the voluntary carbon markets, polling our readers on the leading project developers, traders, wholesalers, advisors, verifiers and other service providers active in these markets.
Setting the standard
As the Gold Standard celebrates its 10th anniversary, it is on the verge of expanding its reach beyond carbon projects and into water, says Katie Kouchakji