Winners revealed in voluntary carbon poll
Developments in international policy, new standards and the promise of future demand from the aviation industry are pushing the voluntary carbon market forward, the top firms in Environmental Finance's 2017 rankings say
Voluntary carbon high-flyers preparing for market's take-off
The promise of future demand from the aviation industry and new types of financing are fuelling optimism in the voluntary carbon market, the top-ranking firms in Environmental Finance's 2017 Voluntary Carbon Markets Rankings say.
The dawn of a new age for reporting?
The TCFD has challenged companies to up their game on reporting climate-related risks. But how will the market respond, asks Peter Cripps
BlackRock and Aviva Investors to speak at Green Equities 2017 conference
Big hitters including Aviva Investors' Steve Waygood and John McKinley, director of the impact investing arm of the world's largest asset manager, BlackRock, have added their names to the stellar line-up of speakers at Environmental Finance's inaugural Green Equities 2017 conference.
SUSI and South Pole launch €250m Southeast Asia renewables fund
Swiss asset manager SUSI Partners and South Pole Group have launched a €250 million ($285 million) fund targeting renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in Southeast Asia.
South Pole sells carbon tool to ISS
South Pole Group has sold its investment climate data advisory tool, Climate Neutral Investments (CNI), to governance consultancy firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS).
EF BRIEFS: Ikea, Quercus, South Pole Group
Swedish furniture company Ikea said it will not invest any of its £524 million ($638.8 million) green energy fund in the UK, as government policies have made it 'difficult'.
RECs in reverse
This year has seen a reversal of fortunes for some renewable energy certificate (REC) markets, with some of last year's best performing US markets seeing big price drops, while EU and Australian markets saw record gains. Hamza Ali reports
Carbon markets face fresh uncertainty
Political changes in the UK and US have reversed recent progress towards greater clarity in the world's largest carbon markets, says Graham Cooper
Back to the (uncertain) future
Despite setbacks in some key markets, the winners of this year's Environmental Finance Market Rankings are generally bullish about the growth of existing trading systems and the creation of new ones