Voluntary carbon market escapes mandatory gloom

Voluntary carbon market escapes mandatory gloom Sentiment is more positive in the voluntary carbon markets than in their larger, mandatory equivalents, according to the winners of Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance?s annual survey of the voluntary carbon markets. More >>> BrightSource Energy withdraws IPO Solar thermal developer BrightSource Energy has …

Companies miss out on tax incentives for sustainability

Companies miss out on tax incentives for sustainability Companies might fail to minimise the cost of sustainability initiatives if their tax departments are not involved in the efforts, says Ernst & Young. More >>> US biofuels set to outshine geothermal, say financiers The investment future is bright for the US …

WHEB aims at Henderson, Aviva assets as it snatches team

WHEB aims at Henderson, Aviva assets as it snatches team WHEB Group has hired the majority of Henderson Global Investors’ sustainable and responsible investment team, in a move aimed at disgruntled SRI investors. More >>> German solar subsidy cuts postponed The solar subsidy cuts proposed by the German government will …

Renewable Energy Group IPO misses target

Renewable Energy Group IPO misses target Renewable Energy Group, the largest producer of biodiesel in the US, has raised $72 million in its initial public offering, only about two thirds of its target. More >>> Growth in renewables not enough to constrain emissions Renewable energy will grow almost four times …

Voting open in Environmental Finance market survey

Read on for the latest stories on solar finance, the Durban climate talks, sustainable cities, Korea’s emissions caps, WeatherBill’s rebranding, socially responsible investment and more… Voting open in Environmental Finance market survey Voting has opened in the annual Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance market survey – the largest and most …