• Voluntary carbon market has 'notable concern in quality', finds WWF tool

    06 February 2023

    The Carbon Credit Quality Initiative (CCQI) has scored the quality of over a quarter of the carbon credits in the voluntary carbon market (VCM).

  • Environmental groups target US corporates for climate change action

    16 October 2019

    Eleven environmental groups have sent an open letter to the CEOs of US businesses urging them to step up their action on climate change.

  • The anatomy of a taxonomy

    11 July 2018

    The European Commission has a highly ambitious target - to develop a taxonomy to define what is green and act as a compass for sustainable finance. But there's a long and rocky road ahead for this controversial initiative, find Nick Roumpis and Peter Cripps

  • Water Benefit Standard set to issue first certificates

    05 August 2014

    An initiative that aims to raise millions of dollars to finance water projects is set to issue its first certificates ahead of its official launch next month, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • NGOs claim victory as Arctic drilling platform plans scrapped

    25 October 2013

    Plans to build two Arctic oil drilling platforms have been scrapped after environmentalists warned the project's financiers that the activities would jeopardise the future of one of the most endangered whale species.

  • Mangrove carbon project has potential for voluntary market roll-out

    04 October 2013

    A pioneering initiative will fund the protection and restoration of mangrove swamps by issuing voluntary carbon credits.