• EU carbon prices fall after 'missed opportunity' to reform ETS

    19 September 2013

    European carbon prices have taken a hit after the European Parliament's environment rejected a proposal to move quickly to structurally reform the market and impose a 2030 climate and energy framework.

  • BoA, UBS in, but HSBC out of sustainability index

    12 September 2013

    Bank of America, UBS and United Parcel Service are the largest of 39 companies admitted to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI), following an annual review of constituents carried out by sustainable investment specialist RobecoSAM.

  • Full disclosure

    29 August 2013

    UK-listed companies will soon be required to report their global emissions, which for many could prove a complex task. Gary Davis explains how to overcome the main challenges to accurately reporting emissions data

  • South-east Asia clean energy fund raises $130m

    29 August 2013

    A clean energy fund has raised $130 million to invest in small-scale renewable energy and resource efficiency in South-east Asia.

  • UK commissions research into renewables policy risk

    20 August 2013

    The UK government is to commission a study into how best to combat the policy risk that suppresses investment in renewable energy, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Turning trash into cash

    19 August 2013

    Investment in waste-to-energy projects has been stifled by perceived risks. But there are signs that the maturing sector is starting to become increasingly attractive. Elza Holmstedt Pell reports

  • 'Unique' agro-forestry fund reaches €50m first close

    19 August 2013

    A pioneering agro-forestry fund has reached first close after raising more than €50 million ($66.6 million).

  • Building bridges

    15 August 2013

    Linking the raft of emissions trading systems springing up across the globe is an important step towards forging a worldwide carbon market. But if not implemented correctly, the process could undermine emission reduction efforts, warn Claudia Gibis and Alexandra Zirkel.

  • Sustainability heavyweight - Q&A with Paul Polman

    13 August 2013

    With its ambitious targets to tackle greenhouse gas emissions, waste and water use, Unilever is widely seen as a sustainability champion. Its CEO Paul Polman tells Peter Cripps how its efforts to tackle environmental problems have helped drive its growth.

  • Private equity-backed wind developer files for up to $345m IPO

    12 August 2013

    A wind power developer backed by a leading private equity investor in renewable energy is aiming to raise up to $345 million in a stock market listing.