Introductory presentations

- ICAO's work on the CORSIA and its relation to carbon markets

Ms. Jane Hupe, Deputy Director Environment, ICAO

- General introduction – Understanding the carbon markets

Ms​. Sophy Greenhalgh, Director, International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)


Session 1:

Market mechanisms under the UNFCCC

- Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Joint Implementation (JI)

Mr. Perumal Arumugam, Team Lead, Sustainable Development Mechanisms Programme, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

- Developments in Article 6 of the Paris Agreement​

Mr. Perumal Arumugam, Team Lead, Sustainable Development Mechanisms Programme, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)


Session 2:

Programmes and projects in compliance markets:
National and supra-national compliance-related programmes

China Certified Emission Reduction (CCER)

Ms. Tong Qi​ng, Associate Professor, Tsinghua University, China

- The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)

Mr. Naoki Torii, Ministry of Environment, Japan

- EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)

Mr. Pe​ter Vis, Adviser, Decarbonisation of transport, DG Mobility & Transport, European Commission

- Korean Emissions Trading System (K-ETS)

​​Mr. Jong Ik Yoo, Director of Green Business Division, Korea Research Institute on Climate Change


Session 3:

Programmes and projects in compliance markets:
Sub-national compliance-related programmes

- Alberta Carbon Offset System

Mr. Rob Hamaliuk, Director – Emissions Inventory and Trading, Alberta Climate Change Office

- British Columbia regulatory scheme

Ms. Adria Fradley, Director, Industrial Reporting and Control, Climate Innovation and Solutions Branch, -Province of British Columbia

- Québec Cap-and-Trade System, linked with California and Ontario

Mr. Pierre Bouchard, Senior Policy Advisor, Carbon Market Department, Québec Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and Fight against Climate Change


Session 4:

Programmes and projects in voluntary markets

- State of the voluntary carbon markets

Ms. Kelley Hamrick, Senior Associate, Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace

- Japan J-Credit Scheme

Mr. Takahiro Kirihara, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

- Climate Action Reserve (CAR)

Mr. Max DuBuisson, Policy Director, Climate Action Reserve

- American Carbon Registry (ACR)

Mr. John Kadyszewski, Director, American Carbon Registry

- Gold Standard (GS)

Mr. Bernardo Lazo, Director of Partnerships and New Business Development, Gold Standard

- Verified Carbon Standard (VCS)

Mr. Sam Hoffer, Manager, VCS & CCB Programs, Verified Carbon Standard

- Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA)

Ms. Joanna Durbin, Director, Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance


Session 5:

REDD+ and forestry-related programmes in voluntary markets

UK Woodland Carbon Code

Ms. Vicky West, Climate Change Analyst, Forestry Commission, UK

- Plan Vivo Foundation

Mr. Christopher Stephenson, Head of Operations, Plan Vivo Foundation

- UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN REDD)

Mr. Mario Boccucci, Head of UN-REDD Programme Secretariat

- World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF)

Mr. Simon Whitehouse, Fund Manager, Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), World Bank Group

- Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

Mr. Chris Henschel, Programme Manager for Ecosystem Services, FSC International


Panel discussion:


- Verification in the CORSIA

Mr. Urs Ziegler, Head Environmental Affairs Section, Federal Office of Civil Aviation, Switzerland and CAEP-GMTF co-Rapporteur

- International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Mr. J​ose Luis Hernandez, CSA Group Canada, International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

- IAF Multilateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements for CORSIA

Ms.​ Chikako Makino, Japan Accreditation Board (JAB), International Accreditation Forum (IAF)

- Verifavia

Ms. Hélène Manzoni, Lead EU ETS Verifier, Verifavia

- Ernst​ & Young

Mr. Thibaut Millet, Partner, Climate Change & Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L.


Wrap up, next steps and closing remarks

- ICAO's Carbon Market Seminar - Wrap-up

Ms. Ja​ne Hupe, Deputy Director Environment, ICAO


Additional Information

Guide for presentations from representatives of emissions units programmes, mechanisms and projects

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