ICIS Relaunches Carbon Market Portals

17 January 2016

ICIS is pleased to announce a range of improvements to its Carbon Market Portals which has re-launched today (18 January). The newly enhanced portal provides comprehensive analysis and data on policy, fundamental developments, company behaviour and price movements for carbon markets around the world.

The Carbon Market Portals have undergone significant development to enhance coverage and usability and to incorporate new features. It now includes interactive graphs and data manipulation tools, extended forecasts through 2030 for the EU ETS, an expanded RGGI market products and lots of small improvements.

 “Based on the feedback we received over the past year, we worked a lot to get an even better product in front of our customers,” says Jan Ahrens, Business Director Carbon Market Analytics at ICIS. “We aim to provide the most relevant and easy to access information to global carbon markets, and this new platform is a further big step.”

 To help users access the relevant information even more quickly, the pages have been widened, portal navigation has been re-organised and extended model explanations now make it easy to understand the various models and methodologies at a glance.

ICIS' Carbon Market Portals are a web-based data solution that analyses the latest developments and price movements in carbon markets around the world to support decision-makers involved in carbon trading. The portals contain price forecasts based on a unique and highly predictive model which combines carbon market fundamentals and behavioural patterns of major market players.

Since its launch in June 2010, ICIS Tschach Solutions has provided information and intelligence to the carbon markets, utilising a unique combination of quantitative and qualitative research as well as expert opinion to deliver detailed insight into emissions and carbon trading schemes. We offer products covering the California/Quebec, RGGI, EU, South Korea and China carbon markets.

About ICIS

ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions. We have more than 30 years' experience in providing pricing information, news, analysis and consulting to buyers, sellers and analysts.

With a global staff of more than 800, ICIS has employees based in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Montpellier, Dusseldorf, Karlsruhe, Milan, Mumbai, Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Yantai, Tokyo and Perth. Some 350 of ICIS’s staff are journalists engaged in reporting market prices and news, and ICIS is fully committed to upholding the highest journalistic principles of verification, corroboration and authentication. ICIS has a compliance framework that along with its methodologies and business processes adheres to the requirements of the IOSCO PRA Principles.

ICIS is a division of Reed Business Information, part of RELX Group.

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Reed Business InformationReed Business Information provides information and online data services to business professionals worldwide. Customers have access to our high-value industry data, analytics, information and tools. Our strong global brands hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day. RBI is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.

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RELX Group plc is a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries. The group employs about 28,000 people of whom half are in North America.

Reed Elsevier PLC is the London Stock Exchange listed vehicle for holding shares in RELX Group. Shareholders in Reed Elsevier PLC own a 52.9% economic interest in RELX Group. Reed Elsevier NV is the Amsterdam Stock Exchange listed vehicle for holding shares in RELX Group. External shareholders in Reed Elsevier NV own a 47.1% economic interest in RELX Group. The combined market capitalisation of the two parent companies is approximately £23.9bn/€34.3bn. Its shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and ENL. 

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