Idea that bank retreat loosens correlation ‘doesn’t make any sense’
Global carbon market gears up for 2011 climate talks
Yvo De Boer, previous executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) says that there will be no legally binding agreement drawn out at COP16
The UK is hoping to re-fire momentum for international climate change agreements at Cancun to help it become the global centre for green finance
Water: source of life, source of returns
Despite the integral role played by forests in efforts to combat global warming, the market for forest-based carbon offsets has been slow to develop. Katie Holliday talks to experts about how this landscape is now changing
The relationship between the public and private sector needs to be strengthened at a quicker pace to ensure the future of project-based mechanisms such as clean development mechanism (CDM) and joint implementation (JI) projects, says a United Nations...
The market for long-term Chinese generated certified emission reductions (CER) units is in a pricing limbo, after China, the world’s largest carbon emissions emitter and one of the largest developers of clean development mechanism (CDM) projects, failed...
Joint Implementation (JI) emission reduction projects have so far been overshadowed by the Clean Development Mechanism. Katie Holliday investigates whether there is a future for JI projects post-2012
The Kyoto Protocol’s international carbon-trading market is set for expansion, with the introduction of a worldwide transaction log by the end of the year. The International Transaction Log (ITL) will link the carbon registries for each Kyoto nation...
Reinsurer Swiss Re has structured a weather derivatives deal to help lessen the effects of drought on African farmers for the Millennium Promise Alliance (MPA), a charity that aims to end extreme poverty worldwide by 2025.
Corporate social responsibility is an oft-bandied term among big business, but frustratingly hard to define. Peter Madigan looks at the risk issues for banks and what risk and compliance executives need to know