• Winners of the 2023 Voluntary Carbon Market Awards revealed

    22 September 2023

    The winners of Environmental Finance's 2023 Voluntary Carbon Market Awards have been announced.

  • VCMI carbon credit claims 'cannot be used for offsetting'

    30 June 2023

    Carbon credits cannot be used for offsetting emissions instead of reducing emissions within corporate value chains, or for making 'carbon neutral' claims, under the Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMI)'s Claims Code.

  • VCMI launches Claims Code to 'accelerate' credible carbon offsetting

    28 June 2023

    A rulebook for companies that aims to speed up corporate use of credible carbon credits has been launched by the Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMI).

  • People moves, 21 April: Standard Chartered, VCMI, Lloyds ... and more

    21 April 2023
  • 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.

  • Initiative launches to build 'integrity' in voluntary carbon markets

    29 July 2021

    An initiative supported by the organisers of COP26 and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry has launched to "improve the integrity of voluntary carbon markets" through measures including guiding companies on what constitutes a high-quality carbon credit.