• TNFD devising transition plan guidance as it casts eyes to COP16

    12 March 2024

    The Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) has begun to devise guidance on incorporating nature information in climate transition plans, to ensure it is coherent with similar work by the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero and the UK Transition Plan Taskforce.

  • Biodiversity credits should learn 'painful lessons' from carbon market, says Bank of America

    13 October 2023

    Biodiversity credit markets need to learn "painful lessons" from the carbon markets, and may require support from governments to build their credibility, said Bank of America.

  • Natural Capital Investment 2023 conference roundup

    28 March 2023

    Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Investment 2023 conference returned to being in person this year as over 300 professionals met to discuss how nature and biodiversity are being integrated...

  • Forthcoming TNFD metrics would work in sustainability-linked instruments

    23 March 2023

    Metrics to be published by the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) next week should be usable in sustainability-linked instruments, which could speed-up TNFD adoption, a member of the initiative has told an Environmental Finance event

  • Bank of America: Business case for nature 'becoming clearer'

    02 December 2022

    The financial case for investing in nature is improving with more opportunities for innovative financing in the sector partly the result of mixing public and private capital, a Bank of America executive has said.

  • Channelling capital into forest conservation

    06 July 2018

    A significant increase in the level of private finance being channelled into forest conservation is required in order to meet the aims of the Paris Agreement, a roundtable organised by Environmental Finance and Finance for Forests heard. Michael Hurley reports

  • UK's Green Investment Bank eyes overseas projects

    25 March 2015

    The UK's pioneering Green Investment Bank (GIB) is to undertake a £200 million ($297 million) pilot programme of international investments.

  • UK's Green Investment Bank urged to 'go global', and issue green bonds

    29 October 2014

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) should extend its reach internationally, according to leading financiers.

  • COP19: boon or bust?

    27 November 2013

    The UN climate talks in Warsaw kept a 2015 agreement within grasp – but offers little for investors, at least in the near-term, finds Katie Kouchakji

  • People moves, June

    28 June 2013

    The latest environmental markets appointments at the Green Climate Fund, International Finance Corporation, Sarasin Bank, Roth Capital Partners, UNEP Finance Initiative, and more.