ICAP convened its 15th Training Course on Emissions Trading in São Paulo, Brazil, from 3 to 12 May 2016.

25 participants from Latin America – Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama and Peru  were selected.

Speakers included policy-makers from ICAP members (representatives of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), New Zealand, and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)), international ETS experts (Ecologic Institute, EDF, Get2C, MexiCO, SinoCarbon, and Thomson Reuters), and further practitioners of the carbon market and local stakeholders, such as the Brazilian Ministry of Finance, CETESB, DAN Brazil, FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas), SEMARNAT Mexico, SP Secretaria do Meio Ambiente, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Braskem, and ENGIE.

The ICAP Training Course 2016 in São Paulo was hosted by the Corporate Initiative on Climate Change (IEC) and took place at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas University. The course was funded by the European Commission.