Global carbon credit registry integration project launched
The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), World Bank and Singapore have launched a open-source project to improve interoperability of global carbon credit registries.
Singapore lets firms pay carbon taxes with Gold Standard credits
Singapore-based companies will be allowed to buy Gold Standard carbon credits to meet part of their carbon tax obligations.
Gold Standard sets methodology for charcoal stoves
Verra and Gold Standard explore seaweed credits
Two of the biggest standard setters in the voluntary carbon market are in the process of exploring new 'blue carbon' methodologies, such as seaweed and seascape credits, Environmental Finance has learned.
Just transition, inequality, and diversity are 'next hot topics for ESG data'
Improved data on diversity and inclusion has come to the "forefront of investors' demands"...
Gold Standard tightens carbon credits guide to stop double counting
Voluntary carbon market certification company Gold Standard is to change its guidelines in a bid to crack down on the risk that offsets are 'double counted'.
Gold Standard creates tool to cut cost of carbon offset impact reporting
Climate standard-setting and certification body Gold Standard has launched a tool it says can "more efficiently monitor, quantify and verify" an emissions offsetting project's contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Cautiously optimistic response to voluntary carbon blueprint
A blueprint for scaling the voluntary carbon market was today cautiously welcomed as a development that will help boost confidence in carbon offsetting.
News round-up: EU offshore wind push, muni green project fund, sovereign ESG data set ... and more
European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans encouraged EU member states to use funds from the €750 billion Next Generation EU fund to make targeted investments in the space to "unlock the necessary private financial flows" to power the expansion.