LONDON, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Businesses Reduce Carbon Output
Approximately 8.7bn metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) were traded in 2010 according to the World Bank, while carbon markets estimated to be worth $144bn in the same year.
Despite the huge figures involved, carbon trading is still very much in its infancy, some environmentally-minded and well-prepared businesses have already established themselves ahead of the pack. The World Finance Carbon Market awards pay homage to companies pioneering methodologies and making the investments required to achieve the significant reduction in carbon output that is demanded to safeguard the future of the environment.
Carbon Market awards 2011 Best Carbon Markets Heavy Industries Pioneer (Global) Alcoa Inc. Most Charismatic Carbon Offset Project (Global) Rimba Raya, Gazprom Marketing & Trading Best Logistic Pioneer (Global) UPS Best Overall Contribution to Insurance (Global) Carbon RE Best Cement Industry Pioneer (Global) Cemex Best Carbon Markets Traders North America Element Markets South America Carbotrader Northern Europe Gazprom Marketing & Trading Eastern Europe Blackstone Global Ventures Southern Europe Enel Trade SpA Western Europe Enel Trade SpA Asia Noble Group Africa CEF Carbon Middle East EWLCO2 Best Carbon Markets Brokerages North America Karbone South America Terra Commodities Northern Europe Tradition/TFS Green Eastern Europe ISRAMART Energy Southern Europe Factor CO2 Western Europe First Climate Asia YTL SV Carbon Africa Ecosur Afrique Best Carbon Markets Fund Managers North America Terra Bella Land-use Fund Northern Europe CF Partners Western Europe Aquila Capital Middle East Middle East and Capital Partners Best Carbon Markets Management Services North America CantorCO2e South America Carbon Market Consulting Northern Europe CF Partners Eastern Europe ICF EKO Southern Europe Carbon Clear Western Europe Credit 360 Asia General Carbon Pte Ltd Africa Ecosur Afrique Middle East Ecoventures Best Carbon Markets Energy Efficiency Pioneers North America NextEra Energy Resources South America Petroamazonas - OGE Northern Europe BP Eastern Europe TNK-BP Southern Europe City of Barcelona Western Europe GE JENBACHER Asia Singapore Emulsion Fuel Private Ltd Africa Pan Ocean Oil Corporation Middle East Dolphin Energy Best Carbon Markets Forestry Developers North America American Forests South America Ambiental PV Northern Europe Camco Eastern Europe Vertis Environmental Finance Southern Europe Pelicano Western Europe Face The Future Asia Forest Carbon Africa Wildlife Works Best Carbon Markets Renewable Energy Project Developers North America Bright Source South America Econergy Northern Europe Climate Wedge Eastern Europe GDF Suez Southern Europe Gamesa Western Europe Eon Asia CLP China Middle East Masdar Africa South South North
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