• Winners of Environmental Finance's Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings see better times ahead

    17 June 2015

    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.

  • Optimism prompts new spot exchange for EU ETS

    11 February 2015

    The EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) has seen a new spot exchange launched, in a growing sign of the market's recovery.

  • People moves

    02 February 2015

    A round-up of the latest new appointments and moves in the industry, including changes at Abengoa, Rabobank and Solarcentury.

  • Gold Standard gets new CEO

    13 January 2015

    The Gold Standard Foundation has appointed Marion Verles as its new CEO.

  • COP Blog: The principles to fuel effective climate policy

    02 December 2014

    The climate community faces a formidable task in Lima over the next two weeks. To reach a meaningful global agreement in Paris next year, we need to ensure that every dollar of climate finance accomplishes as much as it possibly can. This requires discipline and rigor in the new tools being developed and a deliberate focus beyond reducing emissions.

  • Voluntary carbon leaders look on the bright side

    30 June 2014

    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.

  • Gold Standard hails first carbon credits for ships

    06 May 2014

    The Gold Standard and paint giant AkzoNobel have designed a methodology to allow ship owners to earn carbon credits for making their vessels more fuel efficient.

  • South Africa opens door to domestic carbon market

    02 May 2014

    South Africa looks set to launch a domestic carbon market after it released proposals for companies to be allowed to buy offsets to reduce their carbon tax bills.

  • Loan fund created to spur carbon finance for clean cookstoves

    08 April 2014

    A not-for-profit loan fund has been set up to help clean cookstove projects negotiate the carbon crediting process.

  • Setting the standard

    23 January 2014

    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