Innovation Agora

Technology/Innovation Climate/Environment/Sustainability

Carbon Trading: Will blockchain change the game?

Monday, March 11

02:30 pm - 03:15 pm

Blockchain holds great promise as a tool to facilitate carbon trading in a world increasingly focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Can this technology enable environmental organizations and energy companies to work together to achieve decarbonization goals? How are energy companies adopting a blockchain ledger to trade carbon credits? Can this technology create a more transparent method for exchanging greenhouse gas emissions certificates

Session Speakers
  • Kathy Benini

    IHS Markit

    Managing Director, Pricing & Valuation & Reference Data

  • Ruben Lubowski

    Environmental Defense Fund

    Chief Natural Resource Economist

  • Gerald Prolman



  • Don D’Souza

    British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

    Unit Head for Industrial Mitigation

  • Andrew Fleeter

    IHS Markit

    Product Head for the Environmental Registry