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Octogenarian Oxford grad returned to jail for not repaying profits from forest carbon investment fraud

Published 22:59 on July 27, 2021  /  Last updated at 01:22 on July 28, 2021  /  Bavardage, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

An octogenarian Oxford alumnus has been handed a longer prison sentence for not complying with a confiscation order to repay ill-gotten gains from an investment fraud related to the reforestation carbon market.

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Carbon exchange ACX integrates BeZero offset ratings to enhance buyer confidence

Published 14:09 on July 26, 2021  /  Last updated at 14:30 on July 26, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Emissions bourse AirCarbon Exchange (ACX) has integrated carbon offset ratings service BeZero onto its platform to provide credit buyers more confidence and transparency with regards to their purchases, the two firms announced Monday.

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More London carbon traders on the move

Published 21:50 on July 23, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:06 on July 24, 2021  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Gazprom’s trading arm has parted ways with its head of environmental products, while a London-based emissions trader at a carbon hedge fund appears to have left his role.

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Trading house opens Singapore carbon desk, former Shell traders join

Published 09:11 on July 22, 2021  /  Last updated at 09:11 on July 22, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A major Dutch-headquartered firm has become the latest trading house to expand its emissions business to the Asia-Pacific region, with at least two carbon traders joining from Shell.

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Glencore sets up Asian carbon desk, hires ex-BP traders

Published 12:00 on July 21, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:25 on July 21, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, International, New Zealand, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Commodity trading house Glencore has set up an emissions desk in Singapore, with a former BP carbon trader heading up operations.

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Disheartened by existing voluntary carbon offerings, market veterans launch ‘fair and transparent’ offset service

Published 21:55 on July 20, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:29 on July 21, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, EMEA, International, Middle East, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Amid a global voluntary carbon market it says is hamstrung by profiteering, criminal activity, and a lack of regulation, a team of market veterans has launched a new carbon offset firm with the goal of providing for its customers a ‘genuine, fair, and transparent’ path to net zero.

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S&P Global Platts carbon analyst joins DC-headquartered energy consultancy

Published 21:44 on July 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:45 on July 14, 2021  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, International, US  /  No Comments

The former director of emissions and clean energy analytics at S&P Global Platts has taken a director position at Washington DC-headquartered Rapidan Energy Group.

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AXA investment arm acquires voluntary carbon offset platform ClimateSeed

Published 13:20 on July 7, 2021  /  Last updated at 13:54 on July 7, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, EMEA, International, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The investment management arm of insurance giant AXA has purchased voluntary carbon offset platform ClimateSeed from BNP Paribas.

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Trading house Mercuria launches new environmental products team led by oil major veterans

Published 13:19 on July 2, 2021  /  Last updated at 13:43 on July 2, 2021  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, China, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Other APAC, South & Central, Switzerland, UK ETS, US  /  No Comments

Swiss commodities trading house Mercuria has launched on environmental products, launching a new business led by veteran market players, many of whom have recently left oil majors including BP and Shell, Carbon Pulse has learned.

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IETA global policy specialist leaves for carbon market role at ICAP

Published 21:25 on July 1, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:39 on July 1, 2021  /  Bavardage, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A global carbon market policy specialist at IETA is set to leave the business association after seven years to join intergovernmental organisation ICAP.

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