• Optimism prompts new spot exchange for EU ETS

    11 February 2015

    The EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) has seen a new spot exchange launched, in a growing sign of the market's recovery.

  • Gold Standard gets new CEO

    13 January 2015

    The Gold Standard Foundation has appointed Marion Verles as its new CEO.

  • Loan fund created to spur carbon finance for clean cookstoves

    08 April 2014

    A not-for-profit loan fund has been set up to help clean cookstove projects negotiate the carbon crediting process.

  • Setting the standard

    23 January 2014

    As the Gold Standard celebrates its 10th anniversary, it is on the verge of expanding its reach beyond carbon projects and into water, says Katie Kouchakji

  • COP Blog: The evolution of equity

    16 November 2013

    The notion of equity has always been one of the most divisive concepts at the UN climate negotiations. In fact, many argue that it has been the deal breaker to a global agreement more than once.

  • Burmese opportunities

    04 June 2013

    As Myanmar opens for foreign investment, the opportunity to pursue a sustainable development pathway is within reach – if the climate finance flows can be achieved. Joshua Speckman looks at the opportunities for investors, and finds they are abundant