ICIS, a division of Reed Business Information, part of RELX Group, received the award Excellence in Emissions: Special Commendation from the Commodity Business Awards.
Companies with broad talent and sophisticated expertise in the emissions sector with a dedicated team of professionals offering specialised services, advice and market based solutions, are considered for this award.
This is the second major award that the ICIS emissions analytics service has won over the past 12 months.
Christopher Flook, Managing Director of ICIS, accepted the award on 26 November at the Awards Ceremony in London. “I am very proud to see that the market values our global emissions markets analytics service. We aim at supporting our customers with making better trading decisions, so this win shows that our customers directly profited from our service.”
“We worked very hard across all markets in Europe, the US and Asia to support our customers in emissions trading. Today’s award underlines that our rapid growth in the last few years did not reduce the quality of our service” adds Jan Ahrens, Business Director for carbon markets at ICIS.
ICIS is the world’s largest petrochemical market information provider and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. We provide information and intelligence for global carbon markets through utilizing a unique combination of quantitative and qualitative research, as well as expert opinion to deliver detailed insight into emissions and carbon trading schemes. Our Timing Impact Model is the cornerstone of our analysis and provides clients with a more rounded perspective than conventional approaches. This gives our subscribers a competitive advantage over their competitors. ICIS offers products that cover the California/Quebec, RGGI, EU, South Korea, and China carbon markets.
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.