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Commodity firm hires ex-Shell trader for APAC environmental markets desk

Published 07:36 on August 8, 2022  /  Last updated at 00:52 on August 9, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, Bavardage, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A global energy and commodity trading firm has recruited a carbon trader from Shell for its APAC environmental markets team.

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China’s environmental regulator rejects company plea over emission data fraud accusations

Published 14:08 on August 5, 2022  /  Last updated at 14:08 on August 5, 2022  /  Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

China’s environment ministry has rejected complaints by one of the four verifiers that were named and shamed earlier this year for ETS data falsification, that the government had exaggerated its claims.

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US agriculture offset firm loses another senior staffer

Published 22:37 on August 1, 2022  /  Last updated at 22:37 on August 1, 2022  /  Americas, Bavardage, EMEA, International, Nature-based, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The interim commercial director of a major US-based agricultural carbon offset firm has left the company, marking at least the fourth senior employee to depart the firm in the past 10 months.

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China quietly removes ETS chief from post

Published 13:57 on July 28, 2022  /  Last updated at 13:57 on July 28, 2022  /  Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China has quietly replaced the environment ministry official in charge of the nation’s emissions trading scheme, sources have confirmed, as the challenges facing the programme continue to build.

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Senior analyst leaves CaliforniaCarbon.info to join aviation carbon trading startup

Published 22:26 on July 24, 2022  /  Last updated at 01:48 on July 26, 2022  /  Americas, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Other APAC, Switzerland, UK ETS, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A senior analyst has left analysis firm CaliforniaCarbon.info to join a Canadian-headquartered startup focused on aviation’s participation in the voluntary and compliance carbon markets.

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Carbon offset firm sparks second Spanish forest fire in a month

Published 23:56 on July 21, 2022  /  Last updated at 01:22 on July 22, 2022  /  Bavardage, EMEA, International, Nature-based, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

For the second time in a month, a forest carbon offset company has accidentally started a large forest fire in Spain.

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Brokerage fined for off-exchange EU carbon trade

Published 21:11 on July 20, 2022  /  Last updated at 21:11 on July 20, 2022  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A London-based brokerage has been fined for breaking rules in booking an off-exchange EU carbon allowance trade.

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London brokers lose for third time in legal fight over £5.6 mln EU ETS tax fraud claim

Published 23:26 on July 19, 2022  /  Last updated at 02:34 on July 20, 2022  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A London-based brokerage has once again been denied in its appeal to claim back £5.6 million in tax linked to fraudulent trades in EU carbon allowances.

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Hong Kong stock exchange appoints head of carbon products

Published 07:23 on July 19, 2022  /  Last updated at 07:23 on July 19, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, Bavardage, Other APAC  /  No Comments

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has appointed a head of carbon and ESG products and markets, underpinning its ambition to establish itself as an emissions trading hub.

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Indigenous Carbon Industry Network founder dies

Published 10:33 on July 15, 2022  /  Last updated at 10:33 on July 15, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, Bavardage  /  No Comments

The director and founding member of the Indigenous Carbon Industry Network Steering Committee, W Rioli, has died.

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