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[Member in The News] Record Volume of Environmental Contracts Traded on ICE in 2021 Equivalent to an Estimated $1 Trillion in Notional Value

January 11, 2022 12:19 PM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

AMSTERDAM & LONDON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, today announced that a record volume of environmental contracts traded in 2021. A total of 18 billion tons of carbon allowances traded in 2021, equivalent to an estimated $1 trillion in notional value and equal to over half the world’s estimated total annual energy-related emissions footprint.

Reflecting how companies use these markets to manage and price climate risk, as well as meet compliance obligations, a record 19 million environmental futures and options contracts traded on ICE in 2021. These traded contracts included a record 15.2 billion EU carbon allowances, a record 2.4 billion California carbon allowances, 346 million Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative allowances and, following its launch in May 2021, 255 million U.K. carbon allowances.

Read more: https://ir.theice.com/press/news-details/2022/Record-Volume-of-Environmental-Contracts-Traded-on-ICE-in-2021-Equivalent-to-an-Estimated-1-Trillion-in-Notional-Value/default.aspx

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