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Carbon Markets

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Half day (3 hours)

We can run this course inhouse or privately just for you and your colleagues.


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About the Course

Our Carbon Markets course, provides an overview of the carbon markets and carbon credits.

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Learning Outcomes


  • Recall the definition of carbon markets and carbon credits and identify the types of carbon credits


  • Explain the role of carbon credits in carbon markets and the challenges associated with carbon markets and carbon pricing


  • Help in the development of strategies for managing challenges associated with carbon markets and the effectiveness of different types of carbon credits in reducing emissions


  • Compare and contrast different types of carbon credits and the impact of carbon markets on the financial industry


  • Evaluate the potential risks and benefits of investing in carbon markets and credits and assess the effectiveness of current carbon market policies and regulations


  • Propose innovative solutions for addressing challenges associated with carbon markets and pricing.

Course Outline

Module 1:Introduction to Carbon Markets

  • Understanding the carbon market and its mechanisms

  • The role of carbon pricing

  • Overview of the carbon credit system

Module 2:Types of Carbon Credits

  • Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)

  • Carbon Offsets

  • Carbon Allowances

Module 3:Carbon Credit Applications

  • Carbon credit trading and investment

  • Carbon offset projects and their applications

  • Carbon credit finance and banking

Module 4: Challenges of Carbon Markets

  • Technical and regulatory barriers

  • Financial risks and uncertainties

  • Supply chain issues

Module 5: Carbon Market Management

  • Managing carbon market risks

  • Carbon credit project due diligence

  • Investment decision-making

Module 6: Carbon Credit Standards and Certification

  • Standards and certification bodies

  • Accreditation and verification

Module 7: Carbon Market Future Trends

  • Emerging trends and developments

  • Opportunities for investment and growth

  • Best practices in carbon market participation

Required Knowledge and Skills

The course is suitable for anyone in the banking industry. This course can be adapted so that it specifically addresses individuals working in specific banking roles such as risk and compliance, front, back, and middle office personnel, board members, and senior managers.

About Your Trainer

Zoe Keen

Zoe Keen

Zoe is a finance professional with in excess of 20 years of Investment Banking Compliance experience, operating across multiple functions including Head of Public Side Advisory, Head of Central Compliance, Certifications, Control Room and Surveillance.

In addition to her deep understanding of UK & international regulation as it applies to investment banks, Zoe’s core areas of strength include senior management engagement, the design, implementation and oversight of governance and risk frameworks, and delivering comprehensive Compliance policies, procedures and training programmes.

At Leaman Crellin Zoe focuses on regulatory consulting and training, with a specialist interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Sustainable Finance.

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