• Papua New Guinea issues forestry carbon credits in first for sovereigns

    09 April 2021

    Papua New Guinea is to become the first country to issue REDD+ forestry carbon credits.

  • People moves: UNFCCC: London Collective Investment Vehicle: Aon Securities

    14 June 2019

    The United Nations Framework Concerning Climate Change (UNFCCC) has hired Padraig Oliver as a climate finance programme officer.

  • People Moves: UN Environment, Northern Trust Asset Management, Liontrust and United Nations-led Climate Technology Centre and Network

    22 February 2019

    Inger Andersen has been elected as executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to replace Erik Solheim.

  • COP24 sees historic agreement on Paris rulebook, but work remains

    17 December 2018

    A historic agreement on the rules that will govern the Paris Agreement has been sealed at the Katowice climate change conference (COP 24), but countries failed to agree changes to strengthen emissions trading schemes.

  • Financial institutions to be held to account on climate by ISO standard

    14 December 2018

    A framework that is designed to assess the impact on climate change of financial institutions’ investments is to be launched next year.

  • People Moves: Gold Standard, Cicero, Investec AM and ShareAction

    30 November 2018

    Yvo de Boer has been announced as new president-elect of the Gold Standard Foundation Board, replacing David Shelmerdine.

  • People Moves: GIIN and FTSE Russell

    16 November 2018

    Sean Gilbert has been appointed as director of membership at the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).

  • Comment: The CDM must not make life harder for developers

    16 July 2018

    New CDM issuance rules penalise developers and discriminate against smaller companies, says Alexis Leroy

  • Infrastructure projects must grasp low-carbon opportunity

    08 May 2018

    Infrastructure project developers face an urgent choice: benefit from low-carbon opportunities, or lock cities into decades-long dependence on fossil fuels, writes Peter Ellsworth

  • COP blog: Why food companies are engaged

    10 November 2017

    It's time for food companies to participate in the next agricultural revolution – to low-emissions, argues Julie Nash