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  • December 15, 2021 11:25 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    ClearBlue Markets is honored to announce that as a result of your support, the Environmental Finance Magazine’s 22nd Annual Market Rankings recognizes our team with several accolades:

    • Best Advisory/Consultancy in North American Carbon Markets (All) and (California) for the fourth year in a row

    • Best Advisory/Consultancy in Chinese Carbon Markets for a second consecutive year

    • ClearBlue was also runner-up as Best Advisory/Consultancy in the EU ETS Carbon Market and Kyoto Project Credits (JI and CDM).

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  • December 09, 2021 2:39 PM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    ATLANTA & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, today announced the acquisitions of risQ and Level 11 Analytics, which deploy sophisticated, data-driven technologies for managing climate change risk and expanding our alternative data capabilities in U.S. fixed income, municipal and mortgage-backed securities markets.

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  • December 08, 2021 2:43 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    Marex has gained regulatory approval from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) to operate and open an office in Sydney, Australia.

    Nick Burke, head of APAC Sales for Marex Solutions, will lead the team at Marex Australia to provide local clients with OTC derivative products to hedge commodity and foreign exchange price risk. This product set will then be expanded to include futures execution, clearing services and broader OTC offerings.

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  • December 07, 2021 1:30 PM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    EEX Group today reports its November volumes including the following highlights:


    • Spot Intraday markets operated by EPEX SPOT up 17% y-o-y to 11.1 TWh with Nordic markets reporting a new high to 428.9 GWh (previous record in July 2020: 346.5 GWh).

    Natural Gas:

    • European Natural Gas Spot markets reached a new high of 188.9 TWh (previous record in October 2021:178.5 TWh).
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  • December 06, 2021 9:37 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, today announced a series of senior leadership changes across the company under Chief Executive Officer Jeff Sprecher that reflect the firm’s expansion in recent years and position it for continued growth in its third decade. The leadership changes, designed to continue delivering value for ICE customers, shareholders, and other stakeholders, draw entirely from deep and diverse talent within the organization, providing these leaders an opportunity to help grow the business in new ways and expand their management roles.

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  • December 02, 2021 11:20 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    ATLANTA & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, today announced that Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM) has licensed an ICE ESG Fixed Income index, the ICE ILIM Sustainable Euro Corporate Bond Index, for its Irish Life Euro Sustainable Corporate Bond Fund.

    The ICE ILIM Sustainable Euro Corporate Bond Index seeks to limit the inclusion of companies involved in controversial weapons, tobacco, thermal coal, arctic oil and oil sands, excludes the bottom 7% issuers according to ESG and carbon emissions criteria, and tilts index weights, taking into account company green and fossil fuel revenue.

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  • November 30, 2021 2:14 PM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, today announced that it plans to launch a futures contract based on the ICE Global Carbon Futures Index (ICE: CO2). The new futures contract is designed to offer the market a way to access and hedge a global price for carbon and is expected to launch in early 2022, subject to regulatory approval.

    Additionally, following an index consultation and resulting methodology update, ICE UK Allowance futures (UKA futures) are expected to be added to the ICE Global Carbon Futures Index in January 2022, making it more reflective of global carbon markets.

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  • November 24, 2021 10:55 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    IncubEx, Inc. (“IncubEx”), a Chicago-based privately held company that designs and develops new financial products in global environmental, climate risk and related commodity markets, announces the acquisition of Insurwave Limited (“Insurwave”).

    Insurwave is an insurtech platform that connects insurance buyers, brokers and insurers supporting the placement and servicing of specialty insurance. It was founded by Shackleton Holdings Limited (“Shackleton”), a wholly owned EY entity.

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  • November 22, 2021 11:04 AM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    ClearBlue Markets welcomed Loni Pierce, our new Forest Carbon Analyst on November 22, 2021. Loni brings to the ClearBlue team a strong forestry and policy background having worked for the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry as a Policy Analyst on forest carbon, forest economy, and forest management & legislation. Currently, she also holds the position of 2nd VP of the Canadian Institute of Forestry.

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  • November 21, 2021 12:36 PM | EMA Staff (Administrator)

    SYDNEY, NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON — Xpansiv, the global marketplace for ESG Commodities, today announced Russell Karas as Head of Carbon Market Development, joining the International Carbon team to expand the company’s portfolio of standardized carbon contracts.

    “I’m overjoyed to be joining Xpansiv at this pivotal moment in the evolution of carbon markets,” Karas said. “My focus will be on building liquidity on Xpansiv market CBL, the number one marketplace for voluntary emissions credits, promoting transparency and integrity and expanding our customer base through sales and education efforts.”

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