Wind of change at the CMIA with new President, new Board members and new Executive Director
PRESS RELEASE: The CMIA is pleased to report several changes following its AGM with the appointment of a new President, two new Board members and a new Executive Director.
Adrian Rimmer, recently appointed CEO of European Environmental Markets plc after leading The Gold Standard Foundation as its CEO for the last five years, has been elected CMIA President. He succeeds Anthony Hobley, CEO of the Carbon Tracker Initiative.
Europe's climate leadership is back on track
PRESS RELEASE: The vote by the Environment Committee on 24 February overwhelmingly in favour of the Market Stability Reserve, with a start date in 2018 and agreement that the backloaded allowances should be passed straight into the reserve, was very good news for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.
Lima Outcomes, Road to Paris
Andrew Peterson, SBA
In this month's CEO Letter here is SBA's take on the COP20 meeting in Lima and the implications for this year's preparations going towards Paris.
After the usual intense days and nights of a COP the Presidency of Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal of Peru secured an agreement amongst all countries to move forward on action to combat climate change.
ALLCOT Quality Management System gains ISO 9001:2008 certification
ALLCOT a company dedicated to providing environmental sustainability services and emissions trading, has been successful in gaining ISO 9001:2008 accreditation after an audit of the company's business practices by Lloyd's Registrar Quality Assurance.
by Code REDD
Help us do a tonne of good
Hello Colleagues, Partners, and REDD+ Supporters,
It is our sincere pleasure to announce the launch of the 'Stand for Trees' campaign'. 'Stand for Trees' is a first-of-its-kind consumer campaign that uses the power of social media and crowdfunding to enable everyone to take real and effective action to reduce deforestation and curb climate change.
Claire Willers, The Gold Standard Foundation
Geneva – Tuesday 13th January 2015
The Gold Standard Foundation, experts in climate and sustainable development activities, today announced the appointment of Marion Verles as the new CEO effective from 1st February 2015.
Christina Elvers, PwC
On Tuesday morning, CMIA experts from Standard Bank, ING, Ecofys, The Carbon Neutral Company and The Gold Standard Foundation and PwC met with three state legislators from Washington State in the US. The roundtable was hosted by PwC, in their offices. Senators John McCoy and Ann Rivers and Representative Larry Springer had come to the UK for two days of meetings to discuss carbon pricing as a tool in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
by The World Bank
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Climate change poses one of the greatest global challenges and threatens to roll back decades of development and prosperity.
Please see here a useful synopsis of key dates between now and COP21 Paris 2015.Read more