Carbon

  • Projects linked to suspended account placed on hold by Verra

    14 June 2024

    Verra has placed several projects linked to a suspended account on hold pending a formal review after Brazil's Operation Greenwashing alleged a criminal organisation was suspected of selling BRL180 million ($33.6 million) in carbon credits.

  • VCMI to help most climate vulnerable countries attract capital

    13 June 2024
  • OECD adviser criticises investors' "limited span of concentration" on nature

    12 June 2024

    A member of the OECD's advisory council has criticised "big capital" for its unwillingness to properly engage with nature, alleging that most want overly simple investment options.

  • Verra suspends account following Brazil greenwashing investigation

    11 June 2024

    Verra has taken the "extraordinary action" of temporarily suspending an account as Brazil's Operation Greenwashing alleged a criminal organisation was suspected of selling BRL180 million ($33.6 million) in carbon credits.

  • Biodiversity and carbon credits "poised for massive expansion"

    11 June 2024

    The biodiversity and carbon credit markets are "poised for massive expansion", but more needs to be done to connect the two mechanisms and utilise their co-benefits, the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) has said.

  • EU ETS prices dip after Macron calls election

    10 June 2024
  • West African countries urge SBTi to allow carbon offsetting

    10 June 2024

    A coalition of West African countries has weighed in to the row about whether carbon offsets should be used to help meet net zero targets.

  • CIP co-leads $210m funding for US biocarbon producer

    06 June 2024
  • Regenerative agriculture project is first to obtain rating on carbon credits

    06 June 2024

    A regenerative agriculture project in the US has become the first of its kind to gain a rating for the carbon credits it generates.

  • Integrity Council announce first CCP-approved methodologies

    06 June 2024

    The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market (ICVCM) has approved the first set of carbon credit methodologies aligned with its best-in-class 'Core Carbon Principles' (CCPs), warning many methodologies will not make the cut.

  • Adaptation funding gap could lead to more opportunities, says Oxford University's Ranger

    05 June 2024

    A mismatch in funding 'resilient adaptation' strategies could result in a "huge opportunity" for investors, according to Oxford University's Nicola Ranger.

  • Gresham House raises £50m from South Yorks Pensions Authority

    05 June 2024

    Gresham House has raised £50 million ($63.8 million) from South Yorkshire Pensions Authority for its Gresham House Forest Fund VI, an asset-backed UK forestry fund.

  • CapitaLand increases focus on Scope 3 emissions

    05 June 2024

    Singapore-based real estate investor CapitaLand Investments said it will incorporate three new Scope 3 categories it considers material to its operations as part of its efforts to meet sustainability targets outlined by its 2030 master plan.

  • VCM down 61% in 2023 as controversy remains

    31 May 2024

    The volume and value of transactions in the voluntary carbon market was down by 61% in 2023 compared with the year before, reports Ecosystem Marketplace, as questions over its integrity were raised.

  • Edmond de Rothschild unveils plans for €26bn net-zero commitment

    31 May 2024

    Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management has explained how it plans to align €26 billion of its assets under management with the goal of attaining net-zero emissions by 2050.

Environmental Market Rankings 2023-2024