Carbon trading solutions for a greener future


StoneX offers a full suite of carbon solutions that can help you navigate carbon markets, manage your carbon risks and opportunities, develop decarbonization strategies and monetize the benefits of climate mitigation.

Why use StoneX for carbon management initiatives?

Since the development of the exchange-traded platforms, StoneX has helped clients manage risk in many asset classes. This is no different when it comes to carbon. StoneX helps institutional investors use climate mitigation investments as a cost-effective way to meet ESG commitments and mitigate climate risk.

  • We provide access and facilitate physical delivery of carbon credits and emission allowances at major carbon registries globally.
  • We hold memberships and facilitate customer clearing on all the major carbon and renewable energy exchanges.
  • We’ve guided multiple clients through the process of taking and making delivery of physical carbon credits and emissions allowances.
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Our commitment to the environment and achieving net zero emissions


Digital carbon credits exchange platform

StoneX has made a long-term commitment to reducing emissions and creating increased transparency in the fast-moving and rapidly changing carbon trading market. StoneX and AirCarbon Pte. Ltd. (ACX) have collaborated to create a digital carbon credits exchange in the United States that will enable clients to access markets and trade carbon over a transparent and seamless solution.

Increasing access to the renewable fuels market

StoneX is member of the Nodal Exchange, which offers renewable fuel credits and pollutants contracts to support an increasing focus on corporate sustainability and carbon neutrality.

Our clients can access these environmental options and futures contracts, which span markets that include sustainable energy, carbon emissions, renewable fuels, and pollutants such as sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide. We are committed to helping our clients access the widest range of commodity-focused contracts to meet their environmentally focused goals.

Our carbon consultancy clients

We offer a wide variety of customized carbon services to help our clients meet their strategic objectives.

Carbon footprint producers

We collaborate with companies and entities looking to offset environmental carbon emissions through the purchase of carbon credits.

Carbon credit issuers

There are several options for selling carbon credits, including compliance carbon markets, voluntary carbon markets, and carbon exchanges. We'll work with you to find the best solution. 

Carbon investors

Our carbon team works with institutions and family offices looking to add carbon credits to their portfolio, tailoring bespoke solutions to your specific needs.
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How can businesses benefit from implementing a carbon trading system?

Carbon pricing is established through an emissions trading system. This involves firms purchasing allowances for each ton of greenhouse gases they emit, with the government limiting the supply of such permits. Businesses can trade these allowances, thus creating a market-driven price for emissions. Emissions trading programs can be designed to replicate the benefits of taxes through mechanisms such as price floors and revenue-raising measures like permit auctions.

How do I trade environmental commodities?

Depending on the specific environmental commodity and the market in which it is traded, they can either be traded over the counter in business-to-business basis or through exchange platforms in spot or future transactions. Our team has the expertise to assist you in accessing the markets and meeting your environmental commodities trading needs.

What are carbon credits, and how do they work for carbon reduction?

Carbon credits are tradable assets representing one ton of carbon dioxide resulting from climate mitigation activities that either avoid new carbon emissions or remove carbon from the atmosphere. To generate carbon credit, a company must register its climate mitigation project and reduction targets in a market mechanism platform. Once the project is registered and implemented, it must be monitored and then verified by an independent third party to ensure it has produced the desired outcome. Once verified the carbon credits are issued by the market mechanism platform and are ready to be traded. At this point, an individual or company can purchase carbon credits to offset their own emissions. With the end goal of net-zero, carbon credits help reduce worldwide greenhouse gas emissions and slow global warming.

What are environmental commodities?

Environmental commodities are financial instruments that represent the environmental benefits derived from activities that aim to reduce environmental impacts or promote sustainability. These commodities encompass a range of instruments, including carbon credits, emission allowances, renewable energy certificates, water conservation credits, and renewable natural gas certificates among others. They play a crucial role in the sustainable development agenda and contribute to the global efforts in combating climate change.

How do carbon offset programs contribute to environmental sustainability?

After producers cut emissions as much as possible, offsets can help pay for low-carbon technologies or environmental restoration projects to ‘offset’ emissions that can’t be avoided.

What is carbon offset, and how does it work?

Carbon offsets are a mechanism that allows organizations to compensate for their greenhouse gas emissions. This is done by paying someone else to eliminate an equal amount of emissions on their behalf. In exchange for payment, the organization earns a "carbon credit" that verifies a certain amount of carbon has been removed from the atmosphere. Carbon offsets can take the form of planting trees, investing in renewable energy projects, or helping developing countries reduce their fossil fuel consumption. In theory, offsets make sense because carbon emissions are a global issue, and it doesn't matter where they are reduced.

What is carbon trading and how does it work?

Carbon trade refers to the practice of buying and selling credits by carbon market consultants that allow companies or other entities to emit a specific amount of carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gases. These carbon credits are authorized by governments to gradually reduce overall carbon emissions and mitigating their impact on climate change.

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