• Agreement reached on $250m-300m deal to close Indonesian coal plant

    16 November 2022

    A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed to explore the early retirement of an Indonesian coal-fired plant, the first such agreement to be reached under the country's pioneering Energy Transition Mechanism (ETM).

  • Google, Unilever & more to pilot VCMI carbon credits code of conduct

    07 June 2022

    Businesses including Google, Unilever and Hitachi will pilot a 'code of practice' scheme to classify the integrity of carbon credits bought by companies voluntarily.

  • Standard Chartered CEO: 'VCMs exist because governments have failed'

    24 May 2022

    Standard Chartered has hailed the voluntary carbon market (VCM) as the best route for wealth to flow from developed nations to emerging markets.

  • Shareholders pressure Standard Chartered to commit financing to net zero

    05 May 2022

    Nearly 12% of Standard Charted shareholders voted for a resolution which urged the bank to align its financing with its 2050 net zero commitment.