Last 10 trading unit prices – Gold Standard (GS) $USD 4.20, Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) $AUD 6.95, VCS $USD 0.38, GS $USD 4.75, VCS $USD 0.32, VCS €2.25, VCS €1.50, GS €1.50, GS €0.85, VCS €0.40
Gold Standard (GS) $USD 4.20, Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) $AUD 6.95, VCS $USD 0.38, GS $USD 4.75, VCS $USD 0.32, VCS €2.25, VCS €1.50, GS €1.50, GS €0.85, VCS €0.40

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Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX) operates across multiple global environmental commodity markets

CTX Market

Applications are now open for Membership in the CTX Market in North America, which will allow entities to trade products associated with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the California Cap-and-Trade Program and other potential environmental markets.

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Carbon Market

The largest electronic spot exchange for trading voluntary carbon offsets, enabling companies to offset their residual emissions to become carbon neutral.

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REC Market

Australia’s first electronic exchange for the spot trading of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), including Large-Scale Generation Certificates and Small-Scale Technology Certificates.

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Water Market

H2OX is a partly-owned associate of CTX. This exchange provides for the secure, transparent and efficient electronic trading of water entitlements and allocations in Australia.

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    Baden Wright

    Chief Executive Officer

    About Baden Wright

    Baden has a wealth of expertise in the Information Communications Technology (ICT) industry, with over 20 years’ experience across Banking & Finance, Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Airlines, Power Utilities and Government. Prior to joining Carbon Trade Exchange, Baden was a Managed Services Consultant for premium brands including Vodafone and Nokia. As CEO, Baden will be responsible for driving the overall strategy and business model of Carbon Trade Exchange.

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    Nathan Rockliff

    Chief Operating Officer

    About Nathan Rockliff

    Nathan is a Lawyer dual qualified in both Australia (NSW) and the UK and as co-founder has been instrumental in the strategic development of Carbon Trade Exchange since it commenced, focused on the design of rules, contracts, operational systems and technology based on his extensive law experience in the corporate finance and M&A sectors. As COO he is now responsible for driving the expansion of Carbon Trade Exchange into international markets.

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    Ben Stuart

    Chief Commercial Officer

    About Ben Stuart

    Ben has been involved in the Carbon and Environmental markets since 2008 as a broker in London for the EU ETS and UK Power markets trading both spot and future contracts. Ben made the move to Carbon Trade Exchange in 2010, and has been integral to the design and functionality of the Exchange Platform and the key features that differentiate it from other exchanges. As Director of Carbon Strategy, Ben is responsible for sales and trading on the exchange globally across all markets.

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    Peter Hawkes

    Chief Legal Counsel & Company Secretary

    About Peter Hawkes

    Peter has over 15 years of legal experience and a wealth of expertise in the development and operation of carbon, Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) and water markets in Australia and overseas. Before joining Carbon Trade Exchange, he was a Partner at Herbert Geer and played an integral part in assisting Carbon Trade Exchange with its application for an Australian Market Licence. Peter will be responsible for overseeing the legal and compliance activities of CTX, Government Affairs and implementing Carbon Trade Exchange’s global licensing strategy.

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    Rene Velasquez

    Global Head of Voluntary Carbon Market

    About Rene Velasquez

    Rene has over eight years of experience in the voluntary carbon markets. He has worked for some of the leading global carbon management firms in a senior capacity, having most recently acted as country head in both Australia and the USA at First Climate. He is responsible for our global sales team and advises key clients on the development and implementation of carbon offset strategies, as well as managing key client relationships. Rene obtained a Master of Commercial Law from The University of Melbourne, from which he also graduated with an undergraduate double degree in Science (Honours) and Arts.

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    Scott Hernandez

    Head of Sales & Trading (North America)

    About Scott Hernandez

    Scott has extensive experience in environmental management and business development, including analysis and design of solutions to tackle the complex issues at the centre of business, energy and environmental policy. Prior to joining Carbon Trade Exchange, Scott was Business Development Manager at Climate Action Reserve. Scott is responsible for driving the sales strategy of Carbon Trade Exchange in the US, across both the voluntary and compliance markets, and other emerging environmental markets.

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    Nicole Teitzel

    Marketing Manager

    About Nicole Teitzel

    Nicole has extensive experience in the marketing and communications industry, designing and delivering a broad range of multi-channel strategic plans to meet business strategy and support organisational change. Prior to joining Carbon Trade Exchange, Nicole was Marketing Manager at Coutts in London. Nicole will manage the internal and external marketing strategy for Carbon Trade Exchange to support business development across multiple regions and markets.

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    Zach Baumer, Climate Program Manager, City of Austin

    “The exchange was very easy to use with clear and transparent information. The CTX staff were always responsive, helpful, and provided excellent customer service to help us achieve our goals”

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    Eve Buckley, Senior Consultant Corporate Responsibility, PwC

    "CTX had the best price on the projects we requested, were easy to connect with and provided clear and concise information"

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