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About Carbon Zero
Carbon Zero is a feature-rich SaaS solution for trading environmental certificates. With Carbon Zero, businesses can trade and hedge certificates, manage inventory, streamline compliance workflows, and support registry operations and reconciliations. Carbon Zero empowers businesses of all sizes, from small firms to global enterprises.
Why Carbon Zero
As the global push for net zero emissions gathers pace, regulatory obligations and internal sustainability targets are driving companies’ new carbon offset requirements. Players in the maturing carbon markets are challenged by low liquidity, high volatility, and evolving regulations.
Whether you are a commodity-intensive firm looking to achieve your net zero targets or a trading organization looking to capitalize on new markets and opportunities, Carbon Zero equips you to:
Manage the full environmental certificates lifecycle
Mitigate risk in a maturing market
Meet the demands of evolving emissions regulations
Calculate and forecast carbon offset obligations
Simplify reporting and compliance
Leverage data on over 6000+ global carbon projects
Trade and hedge environmental certificates
Navigate market volatility with real-time position visibility.
Manage trading strategies across your certificate business.
Minimize risk through hedges and workflow validations.
Monitor P&L, price, and counterparty exposure in real-time.
Manage the full certificate lifecycle
Manage workflows from creation and registration to transfer and surrender.
Calculate carbon offset requirements across your business.
Value your certificates portfolio based on project attributes, including sustainable development co-benefits.
Simplify reporting and compliance
Track CO2 emissions and sustainability targets.
Monitor, analyze, and report environmental impact in real-time.
Interface with carbon registries, third-party systems, ERPs, and data warehouses via standard APIs.
Enhance your solution with optional value-added modules
Carbon Zero empowers your business to manage trading risk, pricing data, carbon project data, registry operations, and other compliance workflows. This unified solution provides a comprehensive overview of your carbon market exposure, P&L, cash flows, and outstanding offset requirements – all in real-time.
To further enrich your carbon offset management and unlock additional value from your solution, Carbon Zero can be integrated with FEA and DSC and hosted on the ION Cloud.
A suite of leading portfolio risk analytics and asset optimization tools for decision support.
Decision Support Center (DSC)
Support traders globally by providing access to a market data and news aggregation platform, available on all devices. Mitigate price risk in uncertain and volatile markets with full pricing automation.
Lower your total cost of ownership and modernize your technology to optimize your operations and empower your business. Secure your data with ION’s multi-layered, trusted security stack.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does ‘net zero carbon emissions’ mean?
According to the WRI, net-zero emissions, or “net zero,” will be achieved when all emissions released by human activities are counterbalanced by removing carbon from the atmosphere in a process known as carbon removal.
Achieving net zero will require a two-part approach: First and foremost, human-caused emissions (such as those from fossil-fueled vehicles and factories) should be reduced as close to zero as possible. Any remaining emissions should then be balanced with an equivalent amount of carbon removal, which can happen through natural approaches like restoring forests or through technologies like direct air capture and storage (DACS), which scrubs carbon directly from the atmosphere.
How can net zero emissions be achieved?
According to the United Nations, transitioning to a net-zero world is one of the greatest challenges humankind has faced. It calls for nothing less than a complete transformation of how we produce, consume, and move about. The energy sector is the source of around three-quarters of greenhouse gas emissions today and holds the key to averting the worst effects of climate change. Replacing polluting coal, gas and oil-fired power with energy from renewable sources, such as wind or solar, would dramatically reduce carbon emissions.
What is the difference between carbon neutrality and net zero?
According to the World Economic Forum, carbon neutrality can cover a defined part of business operations and typically accounts for CO2 emissions, and not other greenhouse gases.
Net Zero on the other hand means that a company reduces its absolute emissions across its whole supply chain, in order to support the target to limit global temperature increases to 1.5 degrees Celsius, as agreed in the 2015 Paris climate summit.