• World's first carbon-neutral pension fund signals 'turning point'

    20 November 2015

    Australia's Future Super has become the first carbon-neutral pension fund in the world, marking "a turning point" for the industry.

  • Funds 'would have gained 2% over three years' through divestment

    16 November 2015

    A number of major funds could have boosted their returns by more than 2% over the past three years by ditching fossil fuels, a new tool to measure the financial impact of divestment has found.

  • 2015 has seen an 'inexorable rise' in voluntary carbon pricing for corporates, says CDP

    23 September 2015

    There has been an "inexorable rise" in the number of public companies putting a price on carbon, according to a report from CDP.

  • South Pole and Oekom link up to boost ESG services for investors

    08 September 2015

    Carbon advisory firm South Pole Group is partnering with sustainability ratings firm Oekom Research to enable both firms to expand the range of environmental social and governance (ESG) services they offer.

  • CDP and South Pole launch water scoring system for companies

    22 July 2015

    A system for assessing and comparing companies' water management practices is being launched by CDP – the non-profit formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project – and South Pole, an advisory company and project developer based in Switzerland.

  • South Pole and Fossil Free Indexes join forces

    15 July 2015

    Carbon reduction specialist South Pole Group has teamed up with research firm Fossil Free Indexes (FFI) in a collaboration that could lead to the creation of new low-carbon indexes and investment products.

  • Prices down, but optimism up

    17 June 2015

    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

    17 June 2015

    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

    01 April 2015

    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.

  • Solactive and Corporate Knights launch low-carbon index

    26 September 2014

    A family of low-carbon indexes has been launched, which claims to be the first to use a system established by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB).