Benchmarking and liquid tradeable index for tracking carbon credits globally
Our Global Carbon Index is the first benchmarking and liquid investable index to track carbon credits markets globally.
The IHS Markit Global Carbon Index tracks the most liquid segment of the tradable carbon credit futures markets. Constituents of the Global Carbon Index include futures contracts on European Union Allowances (EUA), UK Allowances (UKA), California Carbon Allowances (CCA) and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), with pricing data from OPIS by IHS Markit Pricing (North American Pricing) and ICE Futures Pricing (European Pricing).
The Global Carbon Index rules-based methodology is publicly disclosed and designed to be replicable. We create and administer the index in accordance with its publicly available rules and standards.
Transparency – Access to public index methodologies, daily index levels, including total returns and the global price per ton of carbon, and index composition information such as constituents and weights.
Data Integrity – Rely on data that has undergone rigorous and comprehensive quality controls
Relevance – Capture the continuously growing universe of global carbon registries.
Flexible access – In addition, we also distribute data through our FTP service and via many data vendors.
Important notifications and public information about our indices, including changes to upcoming series following index rolls, corporate actions on constituents and issuance of new indices.
Publicly available documentation relating to our indices, including methodologies, annexes and educational guides, as well as legal documents for tradable indices.
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Nicolas is an Index Product Manager covering tradable indices,
including OTC and Exchange Listed Derivatives and the development
of indices for Exchange Traded Funds. In addition to serving as a
product expert for the various indices and their tradable
equivalents, he chairs the committee for and manages the launch of
new North American CDS index series, including the Markit CDX High
Yield and Investment Grade, CDX Emerging Markets, CMBX and MCDX
indices. Prior to joining S&P Global, he was a research analyst
on the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Bond Indices team that
is now a part of the Intercontinental Exchange.Nicolas is a CFA charterholder and holds a Certificate in
Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM). In 2019, he completed
his MBA from Columbia Business School's Executive MBA program,
graduating with Dean's Honors.
Smadar responsibilities include setting product strategy and
priorities for indices products, working with customers and
internal stakeholders on delivering new product initiatives and
managing existing products. She has more than 15 years of
experience in the field of indices, starting her career at Lehman
Brothers. Previously, she was a director at Barclays Index and
Portfolio analytics team working in a variety of roles.Smadar holds a first class UK honours degree from London School
of Economics and Political Science, and an Executive MBA with
distinction from the Cass Business School, London City University,
Randolf is responsible for product management of Asian Indices.
He joined the company in 2008 to establish the research and design
team within Indices and he moved to Asia in 2011 to drive the
expansion of S&P Global indices in Asia, including the launch of
the several new index families, the integration of the Asian bond
indices from HSBC and the index partnership with ChinaBond Pricing
Center on onshore Chinese bond indices. He has more than 15 years
of experience in the Asian fixed income market and in designing and
managing indices across different asset classes. Prior to joining
S&P Global, he spent seven years at Concerto Financial
Solutions and FACT Unternehmensberatung GmbH, where he was
responsible for creating and launching several iBoxx indices.Randolf is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, English and German and is
a graduate in finance from Passau University in Germany.