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April 2024
Climate Impact X furthers bid for carbon market transparency and certainty with new nature-based removal contracts

CIX has launched a new set of standardised contracts for nature-based carbon removal credits. As its first removals contract series, this will enable participants to trade and price the most liquid and relevant segments of the ARR market.

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March 2024
Climate Impact X announces CEO resignation

CIX's CEO Mikkel Larsen will be stepping down from his role to focus on his family. He will remain at the helm of CIX until a new or interim CEO is appointed, and will continue to serve on CIX’s Board thereafter.

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December 2023
Climate Impact X to launch global standard contract aligned with ICVCM Core Carbon Principles

CIX has unveiled plans to launch a new set of standard tradable contracts to support projected demand for credits approved under the ICVCM CCPs. The physical spot contract will comprise the first issuances of CCP credits expected in 2024.

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November 2023
Mizuho and Climate Impact X join forces to scale international carbon credit market in Asia

The strategic partnership via investment aims to facilitate cross-border trading and connectivity between markets, which both companies believe are crucial to resolve imbalances in the demand and supply of carbon credits and help to scale the market

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November 2023
Climate Impact X confirms alignment of global nature-based benchmark with IOSCO Principles

CIX has successfully completed the first independent assessment of its alignment with the International Organisation of Securities Commissions Principles for Oil Price Reporting Agencies (IOSCO Principles), with respect to its global nature-based car

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October 2023
Climate Impact X passes transaction milestones

CIX has crossed the 1 million tonne milestone in traded and cleared credits within its CIX Exchange offering. On average, 40,000 tonnes of carbon credits have been bid and offered on the CIX Nature X benchmark contract daily.

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April 2022
Yahoo News
CHIMEI is officially onboarded with Climate Impact X (CIX), a global exchange and marketplace for quality carbon credits

Yahoo News 全球最大ABS樹脂商奇美實業加入星展全球碳權交易平台CIX (English translation available here) CHIMEI is officially onboarded with Climate Impact X (CIX), a global exchange and marketplace for quality carbon credits, jointly established by the DBS, Singapore Exchange

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March 2022
The Business Times
Time to stimulate demand for non-rainforest carbon credits, says CIX product head

Investors should start stimulating demand for other types of carbon offset options amid a shortage of high-quality carbon credits that are based on forest preservation projects. Tom Enger, head of product of Climate Impact X (CIX), proposed this as he pointed to an ongoing "Cambrian explosion of new technology types" that could count towards carbon credits.

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February 2022
S&P Global Platts
Analysis: Singapore's carbon tax will help develop trade flows, price discovery for offsets market

Singapore's plan to raise carbon taxes is expected to stimulate demand growth in the voluntary carbon credit market and facilitate price discovery, which will in turn pave the way for the financialization of carbon as well as promote cross-border carbon trading, industry experts said.

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February 2022
Channel News Asia
Carbon tax hike: Analysts say allowing offsets can also drive decarbonisation, new jobs

Singapore’s plan to raise the carbon tax while also allowing companies to use carbon credits to offset emissions and avoid some of that tax could be a bold move in the right direction. Analysts told CNA that the move could drive decarbonisation and create new jobs if done right.

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January 2022
The Business Times
Regulation to be key driver of green economy and its transition

Regulation is going to play a key role in driving the green economy and the transition towards it in the next 5 to 10 years, opines Singapore Exchange's (SGX) Sustainability & Sustainable Finance head - and businesses need to decide if they want to make the changes necessary to capture the opportunities, or risk being left behind.

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December 2021
S&P Global Platts
Singapore's Climate Impact X to hold new carbon auctions, launch standardized contracts in 2022

Singapore-based carbon exchange Climate Impact X or CIX plans to conduct new auctions for carbon credits in early 2022, followed by the launch of standardized carbon contracts, CEO Mikkel Larsen said in an interview.

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CIX Approach to Quality

Carbon credits are one of the primary tools available right now that can mobilise additional private finance – at the speed and scale necessary – to help mitigate climate change. It enables companies at any stage in their sustainability journeys to

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Perspectives

CIX Approach to Quality

Carbon credits are one of the primary tools available right now that can mobilise additional private finance – at the speed and scale necessary – to help mitigate climate change. It enables companies at any stage in their sustainability journeys to

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CIX Perspectives

How CIX assesses carbon credit quality and integrity

In a still nascent and evolving carbon market, ‘carbon credit quality’ remains a term without universal agreement.

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Bringing to life a robust Transition Credits ecosystem

Unpacking the economic and technical feasibility of carbon credits in financing the early retirement of coal-fired power plants

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Scaling the next wave of carbon credits with transparency and trust

Carbon markets provide a crucial tool for channelling finance to climate mitigation projects that would not otherwise get off the ground. Volumes in 2021 increased to a record five hundred million tonnes with nearly two billion dollars traded.

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