CPLC Secretariat awarded second COP24 Carbon Pricing Champion Award

The International Emissions Trading Association and the Climate Markets and Investment Association presented the second Carbon Pricing Champion Award, sponsored by ALLCOT Group and CRX, to the Secretariat of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition.

The award was presented to Angela Churie Kallhauge, Head of Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition Secretariat.

The award salutes those who demonstrate true leadership by taking action and inspiring others to leverage the power of carbon pricing for the global good.

“We’re thrilled to recognise the work of the CPLC Secretariat in supporting those jurisdictions who are committed to putting a price on carbon,” said Dirk Forrister, CEO of IETA. “The CPLC team helps bring together business and governments, environmental NGOs and academics to build momentum for carbon pricing that work.”

“CPLC is a really important initiative,” said Margaret-Ann Splawn, Executive Director of CMIA. “The Secretariat’s accumulation of experience, data and knowledge is a valuable tool for the success of the Paris Agreement, as the CPLC expands the use of carbon pricing policies.”

Inaugurated in Paris in 2015, the CPLC groups 33 national and sub-national governments with more than 160 private sector companies and business groups dedicated to advancing the carbon pricing agenda.

IETA and CMIA thanked sponsors ALLCOT Group and Climate Resources Exchange for supporting the Carbon Pricing Champion Awards.

“We are very proud to be able to support this initiative, promoted by IETA and CMIA. CPLC team led by Angela Churie Kallhauge deserves this recognition. We find their work on building traction around carbon pricing key to allow private to take concrete action. We have seen that more and more leaders inspired by the Coalition’s work and hope this will encourage further”, said Alexis Leroy, CEO and Founder of ALLCOT.


CMIA and IETA launched the Carbon Pricing Champion Awards at the Paris COP in 2015. Over the last three years this award has recognised California, Ontario, Quebec, New Zealand and Chile for their progress on market-based instruments to address climate change.


IETA is the voice of business on carbon markets around the world. Established in 1999, IETA’s members include global leaders in the electricity, oil/gas, cement, aluminium, chemical, mining, technology, standards, verification, broking, trading, legal, finance, accounting and consulting industries.


CMIA is a non profit trade association with the mission to stimulate a shift in the direction and scale of private and public financial flows into investments which are consistent with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.


ALLCOT develops, manages and trades in all sectors related with climate change mitigation. The company is a leader in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, management tools and strategies for businesses of all sizes.


CRX offers services in engineering consulting & carbon consulting. These include energy efficiency projects, carbon profiling, carbon offsets, sustainability reporting, renewables project origination and corporate social strategising.


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