'The time is right to invest in natural capital'
How does HSBC Pollination Climate Asset Management aim to attract large-scale investment in natural capital, Michael Hurley asks
HSBC and Pollination form 'world's largest natural capital manager'
HSBC Global Asset Management and investment firm Pollination Group have entered into a joint venture agreement to establish HSBC Pollination Climate Asset Management.
New climate advisory investment firm ‘to help billions to flow’
Renowned climate change lawyer Martijn Wilder has left Baker McKenzie to set up an advisory firm that also plans to raise billions of dollars to invest in climate opportunities.
Optimism trumps uncertainty
The market for carbon offsets remains buoyant, despite regulatory uncertainty. Elena K. Johansson talks to winners of our annual Voluntary Carbon Markets Rankings to find out why.
Channelling capital into forest conservation
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
Strong markets await regulatory changes
Markets for renewable energy certificates (RECs) are growing around the world, but regulatory developments are keeping the biggest market players on their toes, says Nick Roumpis
Structural work underpins carbon market optimism
If 2017 was the year of carbon market maintenance, with legislation extending the life of schemes in the US and Europe, 2018 could be defined by greater linking between initiatives, says Michael Hurley
Winners revealed in voluntary carbon poll
Developments in international policy, new standards and the promise of future demand from the aviation industry are pushing the voluntary carbon market forward, the top firms in Environmental Finance's 2017 rankings say
TCFD recommendations will boost voluntary carbon market, Baker McKenzie says
The market for voluntary carbon offsets is likely to receive a boost with the implementation of the FSB's Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures recommendations, according to multinational law firm Baker McKenzie.
The legal risks of reporting climate risks
The Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures' recommendations were widely welcomed by the market. But are there legal risks attached to their implementation, asks Hamza Ali