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Veteran carbon market analyst to join Andurand Capital

Published 10:00 on June 9, 2021  /  Last updated at 20:15 on June 9, 2021  /  Bavardage, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, UK ETS  /  No Comments

A veteran carbon market analyst is to join hedge fund Andurand Capital Management, where as head of climate research he will advise on the launch of new environmentally-focused investment vehicles.

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Impact fund takes majority stake in Australian offset developer

Published 09:55 on June 9, 2021  /  Last updated at 09:55 on June 9, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, Bavardage  /  No Comments

Melbourne-based Tiverton Agriculture Impact Fund has taken a majority stake in an Australian offset developer and carbon advisory firm.

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ICIS head of European power and carbon analytics leaving to join boutique consultancy

Published 15:22 on June 2, 2021  /  Last updated at 15:22 on June 2, 2021  /  Bavardage, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The head of European power and carbon analytics at ICIS is leaving for a boutique consultancy, Carbon Pulse has learned.

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New UK-based joint venture targets nature-based carbon offsets

Published 14:23 on May 26, 2021  /  Last updated at 14:23 on May 26, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, EMEA, International, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Commodity traders Hartree Partners and sustainability firm Systemiq on Wednesday launched a joint venture designed to help clients buy carbon credits from high-quality nature-based offset projects.

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UPDATE – Banks, financials announce new Singapore-based voluntary offset exchange

Published 10:49 on May 20, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:49 on May 25, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Bavardage, International, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Financial services firms DBS and Standard Chartered, the Singapore Exchange, and Singaporean government-owned investment company Temasek on Thursday announced plans for a new exchange for the global voluntary carbon market.

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Australia’s GreenCollar Group buys offsetting retailer platform

Published 10:54 on May 19, 2021  /  Last updated at 11:01 on May 19, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, Bavardage  /  No Comments

Australia’s biggest carbon project developer has acquired a start-up that offers customers the opportunity to offset their greenhouse gas emissions, the company announced Wednesday.

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Mitsui acquires Australian carbon offset project developer

Published 05:12 on May 19, 2021  /  Last updated at 09:12 on May 19, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, Bavardage, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Mitsui & Co’s Australian subsidiary has acquired an offset developer in order to launch a carbon solution business in the country, the company announced Wednesday.

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China carbon trader leaves Engie to lead US commodity firm’s Singapore environmental desk

Published 15:16 on May 18, 2021  /  Last updated at 15:24 on May 18, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Engie’s former head of carbon and power trading in China has left to take over as head of environmental product trading in Asia for a US-headquartered commodities merchant, in the latest sign that the CO2 trading job market in the Asia-Pacific region is heating up.

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UK plans for in-person COP26 climate summit, explores COVID safeguards

Published 12:27 on May 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:13 on May 14, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UK is planning on host the COP26 UN climate negotiations as an in-person summit in Glasgow in November and is considering various ways of ensuring protection against the coronavirus pandemic, the meeting’s president Alok Sharma said on Friday.

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Macquarie emissions head joins Goldman, as Morgan Stanley carbon boss replaces him at Aussie bank

Published 23:47 on May 12, 2021  /  Last updated at 02:38 on May 13, 2021  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, UK ETS  /  No Comments

Macquarie’s London-based head of environmental products has gone to Goldman Sachs, Carbon Pulse has learned, while his counterpart at Morgan Stanley’s is taking his place at the Australian investment bank.

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