Paris 'can provide toolkit to allow carbon markets to link'
The Paris climate summit will not realistically set up a global carbon market, but could provide a toolbox to help link regional trading systems.
IADB plans green bonds for energy efficiency projects in Latin America
The $217 million allocated by the UN's Green Climate Fund (GCF) to green bonds for energy efficiency projects in Latin America, will contribute to two asset-backed securitisation programmes planned by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB).
Carbon pricing revenues seen jumping 50% from 2014, says CMIA
Global revenues from carbon pricing schemes are expected to soar by around 50% this year, according to data from the Climate Markets & Investment Association (CMIA).
Carbon prices fall in Chinese pilot schemes ahead of national market
The price of carbon allowances in all but one of China's pilot emission trading schemes has fallen significantly since April, as participants prepare for the expected launch of a national market in 2017.
Mexico Stock Exchange to launch green bond list
Mexico's stock exchange plans to launch the first green bond segment outside Europe, as it seeks to lay the foundations for the development of a market in the country.
Not all types of water projects should be considered green
There is a huge need for infrastructure spending on water projects. But not all of these investments should be eligible for green bonds, argues Giulio Boccaletti
Politicians add to calls for a price on carbon emissions
Leading politicians have come together to support calls for a price on carbon emissions, ahead of the UN's climate change talks in Paris in December.
Bangladesh Bank to invest in green bonds
Bangladesh Bank plans to invest part of its foreign exchange reserve in green bonds, making it the first central bank to do so, according to local reports.
World Bank issues carbon-linked bonds to methane reduction projects
The World Bank has issued its first carbon-linked bonds under its innovative Pilot Auction Facility (PAF) for projects that reduce methane emissions.
A round-up of the latest new appointments and moves in the industry, including changes at HSBC, CDP, RobecoSAM, Impax, MSCI and the World Bank.