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Environmental risk management is an increasingly important component of business operations for energy intensive industries. ICE’s North American and European environmental and emissions contracts provide a way to hedge exposure and mitigate environmental compliance risk.

ICE Futures Europe operates the world's leading market for emissions trading with EU Allowances and Certified Emission Reductions contracts which help participants comply with the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), the European Union's policy to combat climate change and reduce industrial greenhouse gas emissions. And ICE's offering of environmental products in the U.S. include California carbon, RGGI and Renewable Energy Certificates.