• COP28: EU 'slowing progress on Article 6'

    11 December 2023

    As negotiations on Article 6 continue into the second week of COP28, Environmental Finance has heard that EU may be looking to 'curtail' negotiations amid concerns about how its own carbon mechanisms could be affected.

  • COP28: 18 countries join pledge to scale nature finance

    11 December 2023

    18 countries have signed a high-level declaration to protect and preserve nature, which includes scaling up private finance into nature-related approaches and improving nature reporting interoperability.

  • COP28: $83bn mobilised in the first week, says Presidency

    08 December 2023
  • COP28: Coal plant shut-down deal takes significant step forward, but will still operate until 2035

    07 December 2023

    From Peter Cripps at COP28 in Dubai

  • COP28: First Global Stocktake draft 'not particularly groundbreaking', says Actis

    06 December 2023
  • VOX COP: Faith Ward: It's time for policymakers to give investors some substance

    06 December 2023

    Policymakers need to raise their game at COP28 and provide more policy signals that will help boost sustainable investments, said Faith Ward, chief responsible investment officer at Brunel Pension Partnership in the UK.

  • More first-loss capital needed in emerging markets nature projects, says AIIB

    06 December 2023

    More first loss capital is needed is needed to attract private investors to nature-related projects, especially in emerging markets, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has said.

  • COP28: Global climate finance framework targets $7trn in annual investment

    06 December 2023

    A multilateral declaration to invest $5-7 trillion in climate finance annually has been signed at COP28, setting out aims to scale up private finance and high-integrity carbon markets.

  • COP28: Sovereign sustainability-linked finance task force launched

    05 December 2023

    Eight development banks and financial institutions have launched a technical task force to support the development and growth of the sustainability-linked finance market for sovereign issuers to achieve global climate and nature goals.

  • COP28: We need carbon markets, say Carney, Kerry and Banga

    04 December 2023

    Mark Carney and other influential figures said carbon credits are essential to combat climate change - but they discussed the need to bring integrity to the much-criticised market.