Number of companies with emissions targets doubles, says CDP
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has urged companies to "take swift and bold action" to address climate change, as research reveals the number of firms with emissions-reduction targets has doubled since 2010.
2015 has seen an 'inexorable rise' in voluntary carbon pricing for corporates, says CDP
There has been an "inexorable rise" in the number of public companies putting a price on carbon, according to a report from CDP.
US Clean Power Plan means markets must adopt shadow carbon price 'starting today', says Citi
Financial markets should factor 'shadow' carbon prices into investments "starting today", say strategists at Citi in a report on the impact of the US Clean Power Plan (CPP).
13 US corporations pledge $140bn in new investments to cut emissions
A group of 13 major US corporations have pledged to make $140 billion of investments to reduce their carbon emissions.
S&P and Goldman Sachs create responsible investment indices
Standard & Poor's (S&P) has teamed up with Goldman Sachs to create two responsible investment indices – the latest in a series of launches in the space this week.
Prices down, but optimism up
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
Winners of Environmental Finance's Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings see better times ahead
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.
Voting opens for the Annual Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings
For the sixth year, Environmental Finance is conducting its annual rankings of the voluntary carbon markets. The survey, which opens today, is asking for views on the leading project developers, traders, wholesalers, advisors, verifiers and other service providers in the space.
Profile: Neil Eckert - Aggregated Micro Power
Former Climate Exchange CEO Neil Eckert believes small-scale biomass has an important and potentially lucrative role to play in the energy transition. Peter Cripps reports on his latest venture
MidAmerican boosts investments in Iowa wind projects to $6bn
MidAmerican Energy is to commit an additional $280 million to two wind farms in Iowa, taking its total investment in wind energy in the state above $6 billion.