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We are scaling for impact. As recently announced, Element Markets and Bluesource are combining to create one of the world’s largest climate-focused companies dedicated to providing trusted carbon reduction projects and services. The merger brings together Element Markets’ leading position in low carbon fuels and greenhouse gas markets with Bluesource’s expertise in nature-based solutions, project development, capital formation, and advisory services to create a vertically integrated, climate-focused company that serves all sectors and geographies to accelerate the fight against climate change and environmental degradation. As industry leaders with deep experience and a shared understanding of the power of markets to drive change, we are building on already strong foundations to offer unrivaled quality and breadth of service that helps clients achieve their sustainability goals while maximizing the value of their participation in environmental markets. https://elementmarkets.com/ https://www.bluesource.com/
ClimeCo is a global company that focuses on developing, trading, and advising on emerging environmental markets, including greenhouse gases and renewable natural gas and energy. We operate at the forefront of an exciting transformation as global businesses, governments, and environmental advocates recognize that environmental markets are the most efficient way to address environmental challenges.

ClimeCo is developing reforestation and plastic recovery projects that offer clear environmental, social, and economic co-benefits, including community resilience of underserved communities. Whether helping to finance these projects or collaborating with professional foresters or ecologists, we focus on opportunities to restore our planet.

Providing comprehensive, vertically integrated solutions makes ClimeCo a unique partner that can help clients maximize their environmental assets, minimize regulatory costs, enhance their sustainability impact, and satisfy voluntary Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals. We are on a mission to make a difference today for a better world tomorrow. https://climeco.com/

Fueled by a fundamental belief that forests and natural climate solutions are critical to mitigating climate change, Finite Carbon incentivizes the protection, restoration, and sustainable management of forests and working lands by connecting landowners and carbon finance. With a local focus at a global scale, Finite Carbon has developed more projects than any other developer and has delivered more than $800 million to landowners on more than 3 million acres since 2009. Finite Carbon has expanded operations in Canada, is building out a business line for developing high quality removals from reforestation projects and will soon be launching CORE Carbon – an innovative digital platform for connecting smaller landowners with carbon revenue. https://www.finitecarbon.com/
Indigo Ag leverages nature-based and digital technologies to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of the agriculture industry. The company’s core offerings — biotrinsic, Market+, and Carbon — integrate across the supply chain to optimize how the world’s most impactful crops are produced, sourced, and distributed. Founded in 2014 with a mission to harness nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, Indigo enables a digital transition of the agriculture industry, connecting stakeholders across the agricultural ecosystem to unlock sustainability and profitability benefits for all. https://www.indigoag.com/
Latham & Watkins has one of the largest and most successful climate change and environmental markets practices globally. The team advises on existing climate change regulations, laws, and litigation, the development of new policies, and capitalization on market and investment opportunities through an integrated and effective combination of litigation representation, creative transactional advice, and policy advocacy before multiple government agencies. https://www.lw.com/
SoCalGas is the nation’s largest natural gas distribution utility. For more than 150 years, SoCalGas has served Central and Southern California as a responsible and engaged environmental leader, diverse employer, and neighbor to 22 million Californians. In 2021, SoCalGas launched ASPIRE 2045. A climate commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions in their operations and delivery of energy by 2045. Their mission is to build the cleanest, safest, most innovative energy company in America. They are dedicated to leading the transition to a decarbonized energy system. They believe that through collaboration and partnership, California can develop clean energy solutions at scale and serve as a global beacon for energy innovation. This year, they announced a sustainability strategy that speaks to the environmental health, social equity, and wellbeing in the workplace and communities that help to drive better business outcomes and build stronger and more resilient communities. https://www.socalgas.com/
Xpansiv is the global marketplace for ESG-inclusive commodities. These Intelligent Commodities bring transparency and liquidity to markets, empowering participants to value energy, carbon, and water to meet the challenges of an information-rich, resource-constrained world. The company’s main business units include XMarkets, the largest spot exchange for ESG commodities, including carbon, renewable energy certificates, water and Digital Natural Gas; XSignals, which provides end-of-day and historical market data; and XPortfolio, the leading multi-registry portfolio management system for all ESG-inclusive commodities. Xpansiv is the digital nexus where ESG and price signals merge. Xpansiv.com
APX is the leading provider of innovative technology and dynamic end-to-end service solutions for environmental commodity and power markets. The company’s 25-year history and expertise spans carbon and renewable energy credit markets, sustainable commodity markets, power generation asset management, physical power markets, and demand response program administration. In this capacity, APX serves a diverse set of clients globally, including standards bodies, regulators, government entities, and NGOs. Headquartered in San Jose, California, APX is dedicated to providing leading-edge market solutions on a foundation of trust, integrity, and experience. APX.com
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is tasked with regulating stationary sources of air pollution in the nine counties that surround San Francisco Bay: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, southwestern Solano, and southern Sonoma counties. The Air District aims to create a healthy breathing environment for every Bay Area resident while protecting and improving public health, air quality, and the global climate. https://www.baaqmd.gov/
Edison International is one of the nation’s largest electric utility holding companies, providing clean and reliable energy and energy services through its independent companies. Headquartered in Rosemead, California, Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison Company, a utility that delivers electricity to 15 million people across Southern, Central and Coastal California. Edison International is also the parent company of Edison Energy, a global energy advisory company delivering comprehensive, data-driven energy solutions to commercial and industrial users to meet their cost, sustainability and risk goals. https://www.edison.com/
FivePoint, headquartered in Irvine, California, designs and develops large mixed-use planned communities in Orange County, Los Angeles County and San Francisco County. These communities will include approximately 40,000 residential homes and approximately 23 million square feet of commercial space. FivePoint Valencia in Los Angeles County plans to be among the first communities of its size to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions and is poised to become one of the most sustainable and environmentally friendly cities of its kind in the nation. https://www.fivepoint.com/
For over 20 years, IETA has been the leading international business voice on climate markets and finance. Our global non-profit organization represents nearly 200 companies, including many with operations and investments across North America. IETA’s expertise is regularly called-upon to inform carbon market solutions that deliver measurable climate outcomes, address economic competitiveness concerns, balance efficiencies with social equity, and support a just transition. More information about IETA and our thought leadership resources are available at www.ieta.org
Inlandsis invests exclusively in projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Fund was founded in 2017 based on a commitment to harness markets to address climate change. To-date, we have supported over 35 projects across the US and Canada in both compliance and voluntary carbon markets, as well as clean fuel (LCFS/RNG) markets. The Fund’s investments help farmers, forest owners and companies in multiple industries reduce their emissions and benefit from the significant growth in environmental markets. Our principal investor, Fondaction, is a Canadian pension fund with assets under management of over $3 billion.  https://fondsinlandsis.com/en/home/
NRDC works to safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. We combine the power of more than three million members and online activists with the expertise of some 700 scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe to ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild. https://www.nrdc.org/
Verra is a global leader helping to tackle the world’s most intractable environmental and social challenges. As a mission-driven non-profit organization, Verra is committed to helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve livelihoods, and protect natural resources by working with the private and public sectors. We support climate action and sustainable development with standards, tools and programs that credibly, transparently and robustly assess environmental and social impacts and enable funding for sustaining and scaling up projects that verifiably deliver these benefits.

The Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Program is Verra’s flagship program. The VCS Program allows registered projects to turn GHG emission reductions and removals into tradable carbon credits called Verified Carbon Units (VCUs). To date, over 1,780 projects registered in the VCS program have issued almost 880 million carbon credits. https://verra.org/

3Degrees, a certified B Corporation, makes it possible for businesses and their customers to take urgent action on climate change. We help organizations around the world achieve renewable energy and decarbonization goals through our work with global Fortune 500 companies, utilities, and other organizations that want to join the fight against climate change. https://3degreesinc.com/
Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. We believe affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner energy is essential to achieving a more prosperous and sustainable world. Chevron produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and additives; and develops technologies that enhance our business and the industry. We are focused on lowering the carbon intensity in our operations and seeking to grow lower carbon businesses along with our traditional business lines. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.
ClearBlue Markets is a carbon market company whose team has pioneered the carbon markets since 2000. We offer unmatched practical experience in all aspects of global carbon markets, including compliance strategy and support, policy and market analysis, transactions, offset project assessment and development, carbon allowance trading, and offset commercialization to create value for our clients. 
Our unique portal aggregates research relating to carbon markets, allowing for instant and comprehensive access to developments that impact the markets across different jurisdictions. It serves as a central hub for historical and current market prices, news, supply-demand and price outlooks, market analysis reports and associated data. In addition, regulated emitters can monitor their compliance position costs through tailored risk reports detailing actual and expected emissions, production, carbon price, and completed transactions.
ClearBlue also delivers live updates on regulatory changes to carbon market programs and offers in-depth analysis on the market impact and price forecasts. https://www.clearbluemarkets.com/
EKI Energy Services Limited is a leading Carbon Credit Developer & Supplier across the globe. Founded in 2008, the Bombay Stock Exchange listed company is more popularly known as EnKing International. EKIESL has been passionately working towards rehabilitating planet Earth to a future of net-zero carbon emission. The company offers sustainable solutions for climate change and carbon offsets with global standards like CDM, VCS, Gold Standard, GCC, IREC, TIGR and others. With an aim to contribute for the development of a climate resilient global economy, the company offers strategic solutions to businesses and organizations globally to achieve their climate ambition. The company has incorporated a new associate – GHG Reduction Technologies Pvt. Ltd. for the backward integration of carbon credit supply. EKIESL also has a partnership with Shell Overseas Investments B.V. for Nature based Solutions. EKIESL has over 2500 clients across 40+ countries worldwide and has supplied over 150 million offsets as on date. https://enkingint.org/

Krane Funds Advisors, LLC is the investment manager for KraneShares ETFs. We strive to deliver innovative first-to-market strategies developed based on our strong partnerships and deep investing knowledge. We help investors stay current on global market trends and aim to provide meaningful diversification. Krane Funds Advisors, LLC, is a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investing (UN PRI). The firm is majority-owned by China International Capital Corporation (CICC). https://kraneshares.com/
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is the nation’s largest municipal utility serving sustainable water and power to the more than 4 million residents of Los Angeles, its businesses and visitors. For more than 100 years, LADWP has provided the city with reliable water and power service in a cost effective and environmentally responsible manner. https://www.ladwp.com/
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative of 26 member agencies – cities and public water agencies – that serve 19 million people in six counties. Metropolitan imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies and helps its members develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource management programs. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high-quality water to meet present and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. https://www.mwdh2o.com/
Natural Capital Partners has merged with ClimateCare to form Climate Impact Partners, a world-leading solutions provider for companies and organizations looking to meet ambitious climate goals. Together with quality project partners and our climate-leading clients, we will cut 1 billion tonnes of CO2 by 2030 to transform the global economy, improve health and livelihoods, and restore a thriving planet. The expertise, integrity, and innovation of our two companies have led the voluntary carbon market. Fueled by a relentless drive for rapid action and results, our global team continues to pioneer the market’s growth, set the highest standards of quality and impact, and deliver some of the largest carbon offsetting programs in the world. Find out more at NaturalCapitalPartners.com.
Patch is building the infrastructure for a sustainable economy by enabling giga-tonne scale carbon removal. With Patch, companies can embed climate action into their own products, neutralizing the carbon impact of everyday transactions like shipping, travel and financial services. From API-integration to direct purchase capabilities, Patch is the marketplace for businesses and consumers to seamlessly contribute to trusted removals projects at any scale. For more information, visit patch.io. https://www.patch.io/
PG&E is a combined natural gas and electric utility serving more than 16 million people across 70,000 square miles in Northern and Central California. PG&E delivers some of the nation’s cleanest energy and offers a full portfolio of options to help customers save energy and reduce their carbon footprint. PG&E is also working to build climate resilience into its business along with the communities it serves. https://www.pge.com/
Statkraft has been making clean energy possible for over a century. Today, we are Europe’s largest renewable energy producer and a global company in energy, renewable, and carbon markets. Even though we are more than 125 years old, we continue to innovate and align our business for “Powering a green future,” through our existing assets and new businesses including, biofuel, venture capital, grid connected batteries, refurbishment of existing assets, electric vehicle charging, solar power projects, and hyperscale data center development. https://www.statkraft.com/
Agri-Waste Technology maintains a staff of professional engineers who are verification professionals with decades of experience in waste management and carbon offset projects. Since 2006, AWT has worked with project developers to verify CARB Offset Projects (Livestock and MMC), LCFS Livestock Projects, and Voluntary Livestock and Waste Handling & Disposal Projects. AWT understands that getting your project done right is just as important as getting it done on time. https://agriwaste.com/
Bayer Environmental Science is focused on solving some of the globe’s biggest challenges by advancing healthy environments wherever people live, work and play.  Bayer Environmental Science is a global business, and solves problems within diverse segments such as vector control, range and pasture, vegetation management, forest management, turf and ornamental and professional pest management. https://www.environmentalscience.bayer.us/
First Environment provides technical assistance and assurance services for greenhouse gas reporting or offset projects under most North American compliance or voluntary programs. We assist project developers with emission reduction projects, including producing project description documents, monitoring plans, and offset calculations. We also support public and private organizations in developing greenhouse gas inventories and facility reports.

First Environment is a CARB-accredited verification body for both compliance offset project data reports and MRR GHG emission data reports. We are also an accredited verifier for fuel suppliers reporting under the California and Oregon LCFS programs. First Environment is an ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)-accredited verifier performing verifications for offset projects under CAR, VCS, and ACR programs.

In addition, First Environment provides diverse climate change consulting services in the areas of climate action planning, vulnerability assessments, adaptation planning, life cycle assessment, LCFS technical support, climate litigation support and expert testimony, and green bonds. https://www.firstenvironment.com/

Futurepast helps organizations transition to a low-carbon economy. We quantify carbon intensities of fuels for low carbon fuel standards. We help organizations calculate carbon footprints of product and prepare greenhouse gas emissions inventories. We deliver in-person and online training services and verify greenhouse gas statements. We advise on green financing. https://futurepast.com/
SCS Global Services is a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability verification, certification, auditing, testing, and standards development. Its programs span a cross-section of industries, recognizing achievements in climate mitigation, green building, product manufacturing, food and agriculture, forestry, consumer products, and more. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, SCS Global Services has representatives and affiliate offices throughout the Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe and Africa, with a broad network of auditors who are experts in their fields. SCS Global Services is a chartered Benefit Corporation. For more information, visit www.scsglobalservices.com.
StoneX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: SNEX) is an institutional grade financial services network that connects companies, organizations, traders and investors to the global markets’ ecosystem through a unique blend of digital platforms, end-to-end clearing and execution services, high-touch service and deep expertise. The FCM Division of StoneX Financial Inc.’s Carbon Solutions Group helps customers navigate global carbon markets, manage their risks and opportunities, develop decarbonization strategies and monetize the benefits of climate mitigation. StoneX Carbon Solutions provides a full suite of advisory, brokerage and financial solutions services as efforts to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate climate change. https://www.stonex.com/
Viresco Solutions Inc. is an environmental consulting firm that helps our clients strategically navigate the complex and evolving world of sustainability.  We are leading experts in developing science-based metrics and solutions that enhance our clients’ social license to operate.  We focus our work at the intersection of agriculture, waste, bioenergy, greenhouse gases, sustainable supply chains and natural-climate solutions through our End to End Carbon Roadmapping Approach.TM https://www.virescosolutions.com/
The Voluntary Climate Marketplace (TVCM) offers a broad suite of voluntary carbon offsets on a best-in-class trading platform. Operated by IncubEx, a leader in developing and designing environmental markets, TVCM elevates the OTC offset market to meet the growing needs of market participants and expand voluntary markets globally. Powered by Trayport’s Joule platform, a leading global electronic trading solution, TVCM enables participants to place live bids and offers into the market with detailed offset specifications. In doing so, TVCM offers an independent marketplace that provides participants key transparency tools to evaluate risks while making decisions in an openly accessible marketplace. www.TheVCM.com
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As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest ratesequity indexesforeign exchangeenergyagricultural products and metals.  The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.  In addition, it operates one of the world’s leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.  https://www.cmegroup.com/
C-Quest Capital LLC (CQC) is a social impact project developer whose purpose is to transform the lives of families in poor communities around the world. We do this by providing access to sustainable energy services and clean energy technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, combat global climate change, and improve the health of those in need. CQC was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Washington D.C., USA, with subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Cambodia and on-ground teams in Malawi and Zambia. https://www.cquestcapital.com/

Founded in 2005, Ruby Canyon Environmental, Inc. (RCE) is dedicated to supporting and assuring that our clients’ environmental initiatives adhere to high standards of excellence. For over 16 years, we have championed accurate GHG emissions accounting for corporate inventories, facility-based reporting, carbon offsets and other environmental projects. RCE is well versed in all aspects of domestic and international climate policy, GHG reporting programs, and both compliance and voluntary carbon offset programs. Having provided services for hundreds of clients, RCE has grown to become one of the most highly regarded GHG and environmental assurance companies in the Western Hemisphere. RCE maintains offices in the United States as well as a regional office in Mexico City – the headquarters for Ruby Canyon Mexico. https://rubycanyonenv.com/
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Sierra View Solutions works at the intersection of agriculture, environmental markets, and policy. We have been involved in the development of more than 10 offset protocols, including the Reserve’s Soil Enrichment Protocol. Our team has also participated in multiple California ARB stakeholder groups, including the Compliance Offset Protocol Task Force. We are working with companies to implement agriculture environmental policies in California, Oregon, Washington, and the United Kingdom. Learn more about us at www.sierraviewsolutions.com.
The Climate Trust combats climate change by funding and managing projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. https://climatetrust.org/

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