21 February, 2012
Carbon Finance and Environmental Finance are conducting
their annual survey of the voluntary carbon markets, polling its readers on the
leading project developers, traders, brokers, advisors, verifiers and other
service providers active in these markets.
We are inviting
nominations from participants in the voluntary carbon markets, which we
define as any activity to create and trade carbon offset credits outside of
regulation or legislation – including pre-compliance trading or voluntary market
sales from regulated projects.
Environmental Finance Publications has
been carrying out surveys of the world’s environmental markets since 2000,
and this is the third year that we have carried out a dedicated survey of the
voluntary carbon markets, separately from our long-running and much broader
Annual Market Survey in the December/January issue.
Last year, Evolution Markets was voted Best Broker, while Vitol took
the Best Trading Company crown. ICF International pipped PwC as Best
Consultancy, and Baker McKenzie won Best Law Firm.
Environment of the US won the Best Verification Company category, pushing DNV
into second place, while South Pole Carbon Asset Management was voted Best
The results will be published in the April
edition of Environmental Finance, accompanied by in-depth analysis of
the voluntary carbon markets.
to nominate. Polling closes on 5 March.