• ClimateCare partners with Gold Standard for SDG verification

    27 February 2017

    Sustainable project development and advisory firm ClimateCare has partnered with voluntary carbon market certification company Gold Standard to create new standards for projects that are in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • 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.

  • Low prices, but high hopes for the voluntary carbon market

    06 June 2016

    Sweeping changes in environmental markets made 2015 a pivotal year for the voluntary carbon credits, according to respondents in Environmental Finance's Voluntary Carbon Market Survey.

  • Gold Standard launches forestry and land use working group

    26 April 2016

    Voluntary carbon market certification company Gold Standard has launched a working group that aims to update its standards for sustainable forestry, agriculture, land use and water management.

  • Gold Standard begins quarterly projections for voluntary carbon credit issuance

    18 April 2016

    The Gold Standard has released its first ever report analysing its voluntary carbon credit pipeline.

  • Gold Standard announces first deals under version 3.0

    14 April 2016

    The Gold Standard certification organisation has announced the first two transactions under the third iteration of its carbon credit standards, even though the revised standards have yet to be finalised.

  • Gold Standard extends consultation period on new approach

    04 April 2016

    The Gold Standard certification organisation is extending the consultation period on a major revision of its methodology by two weeks to 15 April.

  • Gold Standard and AkzoNobel issue first carbon credits

    25 February 2016

    Chemicals giant AkzoNobel and carbon offset specialist Gold Standard have issued the first batch of carbon credits under a landmark scheme for reducing carbon emissions in shipping.

  • EF BRIEFS: Abengoa, BlackRock & GIB, ForVEI, China Ming Yang, Stockholm, Gold Standard

    05 February 2016

    Stricken renewables developer Abengoa has sold to Masdar its stake in Shams1, the largest operating renewables plant in the Middle East.

  • Prices down, but optimism up

    17 June 2015

    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