N-GEO ‘frontrunner’ to become voluntary carbon benchmark

The CBL Nature-based Global Emissions Offset (N-GEO) futures contract is the clear frontrunner to become the de facto benchmark of the voluntary carbon market with traded volumes, open interest and participant numbers all up in the past year, said CME Group. Owain Johnson, CME’s global head of research and product development, said the N-GEO’s popularity … Continued

Carbon price set to rise in inflationary commodity environment

Carbon prices are no different from other commodities and look set to rise amid a wider rise in inflation and interest rates, a panel said Tuesday. Carbon prices should start to track higher after a recent selloff and are already showing signs of rebounding, panel members told an audience at a webinar organised by environmental … Continued

Emsurge originates first carbon trade, concluded on CBL exchange

Emsurge Carbon Marketplace has originated its first deal that was concluded in partnership with the ​CBL exchange, it announced Tuesday.​ ​The trade for 50,000 REDD credits was settled through CBL’s post-trade processing platform.​ ​Xpansiv’s CBL offered a way to finalise the deal quickly while work on the documents for future trades was completed. “By working together … Continued

Intertek to Provide Data Quality Assurance and Carbon Intensity Certification in Xpansiv’s New Digital Crude Oil Platform

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is proud to join Xpansiv’s new Digital Fuels™ Program and deliver data quality assurance, carbon intensity benchmarking and independent certifications. Xpansiv, the global marketplace for ESG commodities, recently launched Digital Crude Oil™ (DCO), the latest addition to the company’s Digital Fuels (DF) Program. DCO units … Continued

A CFO’s Guide to Carbon Offsets

Contributed article by Xpansiv CFO Suzy Taherian Buying offsets doesn’t mean companies stop pursuing other green initiatives. Carbon offsets offer a risk-management tool akin to buying fire insurance or hedging foreign exchange risk. CFOs purchase cybersecurity insurance, but that doesn’t mean they abandon strong cybersecurity policies, teams, and controls. Similarly, purchasing carbon offsets allows CFOs … Continued

World’s biggest carbon credit market Xpansiv aims to be next big thing in ESG

Aussie investors could soon get their hands on arguably one of the most unique offerings on the ASX – the ESG unicorn called Xpansiv. Xpansiv is a global company that runs the world’s biggest voluntary carbon credit marketplace.​ ​Its trading platform executes at least 90% of all​ exchange-traded​ voluntary carbon credit transactions globally, matching corporates who … Continued

Xpansiv to piggyback on Chrysos IPO

Xpansiv’s unlike much else on the ASX or listed globally; it owns the dominant carbon trading platform and associated services, including registry, data/trading infrastructure and the like. It’s also growing like a weed. Xpansiv’s carbon credit market CBL posted record volumes in the three months to March 31, crossing contracts worth 46.8 million tonnes. Including water … Continued

Xpansiv Ties ESG Data to Crude

The company, which runs a marketplace for commodities with the consideration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, will register crude produced by Lundin Energy with the help of certification company Intertek. “This is a critical moment of confluence between two paradigm shifts in global energy—digitization and decarbonization,” said Xpansiv CEO Joe Madden. “The energy … Continued