Switzerland encouraged to use debt-for-nature swaps
The Swiss government has been encouraged to help scale up private investment in biodiversity, either through providing first-loss capital or developing debt-for-nature swaps.
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South Pole founding CEO steps down following controversy
South Pole has announced its long-serving CEO, Renat Heuberger, is stepping down with immediate effect, following criticism over its involvement in a Zimbabwean project.
South Pole walks away from voluntary carbon project
COP28 needs to deliver clarity on Article 6
With 100 days to go until COP28, the conference needs to nail down the technicalities of Article 6, if the carbon markets are to be used to help meet national emissions reduction targets, writes Genevieve Redgrave
ICVCM finalises carbon credit certification assessment
The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market (ICVCM) has finalised its carbon credit benchmark, by launching criteria on how to assess which carbon credit categories are eligible for its "best-in-class" certification label.
Zimbabwe's attack on carbon offsets
The cancelation of carbon offset contracts by the Zimbabwe government could have wider implications for the fragile voluntary carbon market, argue Brad Handler and Morgan Bazilian
Integrity Council's core carbon principles launched
The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market (ICVCM) has released its principles for high-quality carbon credits, which it hopes will help boost confidence in the market.
COP15: Can we finally get agreement on financing?
Regulated voluntary carbon markets should be a key tool to protect and restore nature, argues Naomi Swickard
HSBC: Investors could plug the biodiversity financing gap
Investments in nature-based solutions could increase by hundreds of billions of dollars by 2030 with the right support, HSBC and South Pole tell Thomas Cox