ICAP will host two events and an exhibition booth at the 3rd edition of Innovate4Climate (I4C), which takes place in Singapore from 4-7 June 2019. Both events will focus on the Asia-Pacific region and future cooperation among carbon markets:  

  • Experience and future prospects of the Korean Emissions Trading System together with the Korea Environment Corporation (KECO) and the Korea Environment Institute (KEI), ICAP will host a workshop looking at the recent developments and outlook of the Korean Emissions Trading System (KETS), which has now been operating for more than four years and entered a critical new phase in 2019 by introducing auctioning. Discussion will also touch on the prospects of greater regional cooperation in carbon markets and Korea’s potential role.
    • Where/When: I4C conference room Simpor Jr 4913 Asia Spotlight, on Wednesday 5 June between 10:45 and 11:45.
  • Carbon markets in Asia-Pacific: opportunities for cooperationICAP will also hold a side event in the margins of I4C. Please join us for this event exploring the opportunities and challenges of cooperation on carbon markets by sharing key insights on system design from the ICAP Guide to Linking Emissions Trading Systems, a panel discussion focusing on the practical experiences of policymakers, and an interactive simulation on linking ETSs. The format provides many opportunities for networking and concludes with a drinks reception.
    • Where/When: Jasmine Ballrooms Level 3 (room 3811 for the workshop; room 3812 for the reception), Mariana Bay Sands, Singapore, on Wednesday 5 June from 15:00 to 19:00.
    • There is still some capacity for additional participants. If you are interested, please RSVP by sending an email to Alexander.Eden@icapcarbonaction.com.

ICAP will also host a booth in the exhibition hall. Drop by to find out more about our latest work, including the 2019 ICAP Status Report. The best days to catch us will be Tuesday 4 June and Thursday 6 June.  

Innovate4Climate is a global event convening leaders from different sectors with a focus on climate finance, investment, markets, and the transition to low-carbon economies. The specific focuses of 2019 are sustainable cooling, battery storage, and climate-smart urban development. This year’s event is hosted by the World Bank Group and the governments of Spain, Singapore, and Germany.