Voting opens for the Annual Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings
For the seventh year, Environmental Finance is conducting its annual rankings of the voluntary carbon markets.
German Finance Ministry launches inquiry into climate change risks
The German Finance Ministry has commissioned a report looking at the risks that climate change poses to the country's financial market.
Morgan Stanley advises investors on reducing climate change impacts
Morgan Stanley has developed a set of analysis tools to help investors gain a better understanding of the potential impact of climate change on their portfolios.
Solactive launches low-carbon indexes
Specialist index provider Solactive has launched a series of six low-carbon equity indexes, based on three geographical areas: Europe, the eurozone and the US.
Funds 'would have gained 2% over three years' through divestment
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.
South Pole and Oekom link up to boost ESG services for investors
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
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
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
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
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.