Voluntary carbon market has 'notable concern in quality', finds WWF tool
The Carbon Credit Quality Initiative (CCQI) has scored the quality of over a quarter of the carbon credits in the voluntary carbon market (VCM).
WWF launches biodiversity risk measurement tool
Environmental groups target US corporates for climate change action
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
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
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
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
A pioneering initiative will fund the protection and restoration of mangrove swamps by issuing voluntary carbon credits.
Observers call on US to get behind global aviation emissions plan
If the US and other countries truly oppose the inclusion of their aviation sectors in the EU Emissions Trading System, then they need to get behind an alternative international solution rather than simply trying to undermine the EU's approach, observers said.