• RGGI raises $240m from carbon allowance sales in 2018

    30 April 2019

    Almost $240 million was raised from the quarterly auctions of emission allowances in the US Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) last year, according to market monitoring firm Potomac Economics.

  • Bioenergy standards proposed

    25 March 2015

    Bioenergy standards for projects eligible for funding from green bonds have been released, and cover social impacts as well as environmental ones.

  • FTSE launches first fossil fuel-free index, BlackRock investment product to follow

    29 April 2014

    Index provider FTSE has developed the first index family that excludes fossil fuel-based companies, as 'stranded assets' fears gain momentum among investors.

  • Energy efficiency, cities, and the Clean Trillion

    14 February 2014

    $36 trillion in clean energy investment is needed to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Ten cities are stepping up to the plate and investors are likely to follow, argues Brandon Smithwood

  • IIGCC joins Climate Bond Standards board

    14 January 2014

    The Institutional Investor Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has added its weight to an initiative to agree standards for the rapidly growing green bonds market.

  • People moves

    02 December 2013

    The latest people moves in the environmental markets, including appointments at Calvert Investments, CF Partners, Conergy, the Climate Bonds Initiative and more