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Carbon Trade Exchange Expands Voluntary Carbon Business, Appoints Rachel O’Reilly

O’Reilly brings a wealth of experience in innovative market driven environmental solutions for Fortune 500 firms

Published 02-23-16

Submitted by Carbon Trade Exchange

 Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX), the largest electronic spot exchange for voluntary carbon credits, today announced the addition of Rachel O’Reilly as Senior Vice President, Americas. O’Reilly will work with the global CTX Executive Management Team to grow its North American voluntary carbon business.

“We are excited to have Rachel join our team,” comments Ben Stuart, Chief Commercial Officer of CTX Global. “We are rapidly expanding our voluntary carbon business and Rachel’s unique background and experience in both the financial and environmental sectors make her an invaluable asset to continuing these efforts.”

Before joining CTX, O’Reilly served as the Head of Business Development for the Americas and Pacific Rim at Wildlife Works, the world’s leading REDD+ project development and management company. While there, she worked with major Fortune 500 companies on innovative carbon reduction strategies. O’Reilly was also formerly the Director of Institutional Development at a boutique investment firm.

At CTX, O’Reilly will primarily be responsible for managing and maintaining relationships with existing clients as well as expanding customer engagement in the voluntary market. In this capacity, she will take a leading role in educating the market and promoting the conversation around offsetting unavoidable emissions in the corporate sector.

“I’m thrilled to be joining CTX because it is bringing a much-needed, transparent exchange to the voluntary carbon markets.” comments O’Reilly. “CTX is offering something unique, a secure platform for buyers to directly connect with verified emission reduction projects across the globe.” 

CTX maintains strategic relationships with Gold Standard, Climate Action Reserve, American Carbon Registry, and APX Environmental Registry. O’Reilly will play a key role in maintaining these partnerships and fostering similar relationships to promote CTX through the Americas. 

About Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX)

Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX) is a global exchange focused on environmental commodity markets. Founded in 2009, CTX operates spot exchanges in multiple markets including Emissions, Voluntary Carbon, Renewable Energy and Water. With a vision to bring greater liquidity and transparency to the global markets, CTX links market participants around the world to facilitate the secure trading of products. CTX uniquely interfaces with approved registries and financial intermediaries including Wells Fargo, Westpac, APX, VCS, Climate Action Reserve, American Carbon Registry and The Gold Standard. The company has recently experienced several milestones in its North American growth with the launch of its RGGI Spot Market and its partnership with MGEX to facilitate the launch of CTX in the California cap-and-trade program. CTX has offices in Australia and the United States, with the ability to expand into other jurisdictions and markets.  

For further information, please visit www.ctxglobal.com

Carbon Trade Exchange

Carbon Trade Exchange

Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX) is a global exchange focused on environmental commodity markets. Founded in 2009, CTX operates spot exchanges in multiple markets including Emissions, Voluntary Carbon, Renewable Energy and Water. With a vision to bring greater liquidity and transparency to the global markets, CTX links market participants around the world to facilitate the secure trading of products. CTX uniquely interfaces with approved registries and financial intermediaries including Wells Fargo, Westpac, APX, VCS, Climate Action Reserve, American Carbon Registry and The Gold Standard. The company has recently experienced several milestones in its North American growth with the launch of its RGGI Spot Market and its partnership with MGEX to facilitate the launch of CTX in the California cap-and-trade program. CTX has offices in Australia and the United States, with the ability to expand into other jurisdictions and markets.

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