• Investors welcome proposed EU ETS reforms

    22 January 2014

    Proposals from the European Commission to reform the bloc's Emissions Trading System have received a qualified welcome from investors.

  • Commission eyes 'stability reserve' to support EU ETS

    21 January 2014

    The European Commission is expected to announce tomorrow plans to set up a reserve of emission allowances to help revive the EU's troubled emissions trading system (ETS).

  • Ingenious plans £160m fund IPO that will 'tap into energy efficiency opportunity'

    17 January 2014

    Ingenious today revealed plans to raise £160 million ($263 million) by listing a fund that invests in both renewables and energy efficiency, as its sponsor claimed the strategy could outperform rivals that focus on a single technology.

  • Morgan Stanley launches impact investing competition

    15 January 2014

    Morgan Stanley has launched a global competition to find market-based solutions to environmental and social challenges.

  • Tidal power firm is latest to plan public listing

    07 January 2014

    A tidal power project developer and turbine maker is the latest renewables company to eye a stock market flotation.

  • Brazil's first solar auction completed

    03 January 2014

    The Brazilian state of Pernambuco has awarded developers contracts to build 123MW of solar power for an average price of R$229 (US$96) in the country's first solar auction.

  • UK Green Investment Bank in £250m waste-to-energy deal

    24 December 2013

    The UK's Green Investment Bank has helped finance a £250 million waste-to-energy plant.

  • China launches fourth and biggest carbon market

    17 December 2013

    China's fourth pilot carbon market has begun operating in Guangdong, the country's most populous province.

  • IIRC launches integrated reporting framework

    10 December 2013

    A framework to help companies expand their reports beyond financial metrics and include measures of sustainability has been launched, marking "an important milestone" in the evolution of 'integrated reporting'.

  • GHGs: Back to the future

    09 December 2013

    The winners in this year's rankings have triumphed in the face of adversity. They are now anxiously waiting for policymakers to make structural reforms to core markets, just as they were at the turn of the century. Graham Cooper reports