CTX (Carbon Trade Exchange)

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Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX)
Founded 2007 by Wayne Sharpe
Headquarters London , United Kingdom
Website www.ctxglobal.com

Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX) operates spot exchanges in multiple global environmental commodity markets,[1] including carbon, Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and water. Carbon Trade Exchange allows buyers and sellers to trade voluntary credits, as well as those issued by a United Nations program established under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol.[2]


CTX was founded in London by Wayne Sharpe in 2009, after two years of research and development. CTX opened office in Sydney in 2009

CTX uses cloud based unique technical IT infrastructure to support and operate its exchanges. CTX is currently operating in Globally in the Voluntary and Regulated carbon end environmental sectors. CTX parent company Global Environmental Markets (GEM) has the ability to expand into other jurisdictions and markets, with licensed regulated exchange platforms .

The CTX Exchange Platform interfaces with multiple environmental commodity registries, including APX, Climate Action Reserve, American Carbon Registry, VCS, Gold Standard and the Australian REC and Water Registries. It also electronically links to financial intermediaries, such as Westpac in Australia, to provide efficient trading and create liquid and transparent markets.

Key people[edit]

  • [Wayne Sharpe ], Executive Chairman[3]
  • [Adrian Rimmer], CEO
  • [Lee Barton], Chief Operating Officer [4]

Key partners[edit]

CTX has established relationships with various parties and companies around the world and continues to develop new relationships as it expands globally.

Current partnerships include:


  1. ^ http://www.drpr.com.au/media_releases/28-08-12.html
  2. ^ "Online carbon exchange shifts to Sydney from London". Sydney Herald. August 26, 2014.
  3. ^ https://www.westpac.com.au/about-westpac/media/media-releases/2010/12-october-2010/
  4. ^ http://www.ctxglobal.com/team/
  5. ^ https://www.westpac.com.au/about-westpac/media/media-releases/2010/12-october-2010/
  6. ^ http://www.vcsregistry.com/
  7. ^ <http://www.carbonoffsetsdaily.com/press-release/camco-first-to-list-gold-standard-credits-on-carbon-trade-exchange-46153.htm/
  8. ^ http://www.climateactionreserve.org/blog/2013/04/02/seamless-exchange-trading-of-top-tier-carbon-credits-now-available-through-revolutionary-partnership/
  9. ^ https://ieta.wildapricot.org/resources/Secretariat/IETA_2015_Brochure_May2015.pdf
  10. ^ http://www.co2australia.com.au/2013/10/carbon-expo-australasia/