• SBTi clarifies carbon credit stance amid staff unrest

    15 April 2024

    The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has published a clarification on its stance on the use of environmental attribute certificates (EACs) - such as voluntary carbon credits - after criticism from staff and the industry.

  • SBTi board faces resignations and staff ire after change to carbon credit stance

    12 April 2024

    The Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) Board of Trustees has come under fire for changing its stance on corporate use of carbon credits for Scope-3 emissions reduction targets, which has been described as a "major departure" from existing policy.

  • ECB market neutrality strategy review 'disappointing'

    04 August 2021

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has been criticised for a lack of urgency in its review of the 'market neutrality' principle...

  • French central bank tightens fossil fuel exclusions for €22bn portfolio

    19 January 2021

    The Banque de France (BdF) has tightened the fossil fuel company exclusions applied to its own investment portfolio worth €22 billion ($27 billion), but campaigners called on the bank to "apply the same level of ambition to the immediate decarbonization of the European Central Bank's (ECB) monetary policy".