• Plans for two of Africa's biggest wind farms advance

    03 October 2013

    Ambitious plans to use renewable energy to help revolutionise Kenya's economy have been boosted by two significant break-throughs.

  • IETA issues master agreement for California's carbon market

    02 October 2013

    The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) has released its California Emissions Trading Master Agreement (CETMA) which aims to facilitate secondary market trading in the state's growing carbon market.

  • Renewables supplier to issue its first corporate bond

    02 October 2013

    A UK renewable energy supplier is to tap the sterling bond market to help fuel its expansion drive.

  • Banker calls for sustainability reporting metrics to be standardised by law

    26 September 2013

    The sustainability metrics reported by companies should be standardised and defined by law to help the environmental, social and governance investment sector expand beyond its current niche, a conference heard.

  • China to introduce carbon tax alongside emissions trading - IETA

    24 September 2013

    Chinese industry is likely to face a carbon tax as well as a national emissions trading system (ETS) from 2016, according to the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA).

  • Renewables: a hotspot for the weather risk market

    23 September 2013

    Requests for weather risk products from renewable energy developers and investors are mounting, providing market participants with long sought-after new demand. Elza Holmstedt Pell reports

  • Trading Emissions slumps on Brazilian setback

    23 September 2013

    London-listed Trading Emissions (TEP) has lost almost 20% of its stockmarket value after saying on Friday that it expects to write down the value of its holding in Brazilian biodiesel company Bionasa, which is in financial difficulties.

  • German wind farm developer raises €33.7m from institutional investors

    20 September 2013

    A German wind farm developer has closed a €100 million ($135.3 million) bond, after raising €33.7 million from institutional investors in a 'second tranche' of the issue.

  • 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.