ISS to launch climate scoring and voting tools
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) will launch a climate scoring and a voting tool next month, which will allow investors to create customised climate voting policies.
ISS expands ESG offering with Oekom acquisition
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has continued to build out its capabilities in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) data arena, with the acquisition of Oekom Research, arguably the last of the independent second party opinion providers in the green bond market.
South Pole launches EcoAustralia to support Aussie biodiversity
South Pole has launched a new product to support the regeneration and preservation of Australia's biodiversity.
Strong markets await regulatory changes
Markets for renewable energy certificates (RECs) are growing around the world, but regulatory developments are keeping the biggest market players on their toes, says Nick Roumpis
Structural work underpins carbon market optimism
If 2017 was the year of carbon market maintenance, with legislation extending the life of schemes in the US and Europe, 2018 could be defined by greater linking between initiatives, says Michael Hurley
Reforms boost outlook for carbon and renewables markets
A year of regulatory changes has boosted confidence that environmental markets have a bright future, say the winners in this year's Environmental Finance annual Market Rankings
Corporates unprepared to meet TCFD's target for 2018 disclosures, survey finds
Fewer than one in five corporates plan to disclose in line with Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations next year, according to a survey by South Pole Group, despite the FSB's target for disclosure from 2018.
China launches world's largest emissions trading scheme
China has announced the long-awaited launch of its national emissions trading scheme (ETS), which will immediately become the largest of its type in the world, according to analysts.
Environmental Finance announces Annual Market Rankings Winners
Environmental Finance is proud to announce the winners in its 18th Annual Market Rankings.
Voting in Environmental Finance's 18th Annual Market Rankings closes soon
Voting has begun in the Environmental Finance Annual Market Rankings – the largest and most closely watched survey of the world's environmental markets.