Svenja Telle, Director of Origination, Base Carbon

We wrap up our Commodities in Asia series this week with Svenja Telle, Director of Origination at Base Carbon. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Svenja to discuss her recent experiences visiting an agroforestry project in India and COP28 in Dubai, as well as the contributions of local communities, carbon markets, and global policy […]

Ken Newcombe, Chairman & CEO, C-Quest Capital

This week on our Commodities in Asia series, we welcome Ken Newcombe, Chairman & CEO at C-Quest Capital, into the SmarterMarkets™ studio. Host David Greely sits down with Ken to discuss the energy transition as lifestyle transformation, as well as the catalytic and transformative role of carbon finance in the developing countries of Asia, Africa, […]

Peter Zaman, Partner, HFW Singapore

Our Commodities in Asia series rolls on this week with Peter Zaman. Peter is a Partner at HFW in Singapore and has been practicing law in climate finance and the environmental markets since 2004. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Peter to discuss what’s been happening in the carbon markets this year, how it’s […]

Scenes from the IETA North America Climate Summit 2023

We present a special mid-week episode of SmarterMarkets™, bringing you exclusive interviews from the IETA North America Climate Summit. At this September’s Climate Week in New York City, we partnered with IETA to interview a wide-range of carbon market participants. During this pivotal year in carbon markets, we wanted to discuss their perspectives on where […]

Dirk Forrister, President & CEO, International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)

This week on The September Sessions, we welcome Dirk Forrister into the SmarterMarkets™ studio. Dirk is the President and CEO of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Dirk to discuss how IETA and its members are viewing the world’s evolving carbon markets and net zero landscape on the […]

Guy Turner, Founder & CEO, Trove Research

We kick off our Summer Playlist with Guy Turner, Founder & CEO of Trove Research. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Guy to discuss what’s happening in the voluntary carbon markets and the research that Guy and his team are doing at Trove to help us push past the rhetoric and better understand the […]

David Antonioli, CEO, Verra

In the final episode of our Carbon Frontiers series, we welcome David Antonioli, CEO of Verra, back into the studio. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Antonioli to discuss how the VCM can grow and develop into mature markets and what Verra is doing to help make that happen. Download full transcript → Hosted […]

Scenes from the FT Live Commodities Global Summit 2023

This week, we present a special episode of SmarterMarkets™, bringing you exclusive interviews from last month’s FT Live Commodities Global Summit in Lausanne, Switzerland. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely attended the summit and worked with the Financial Times to record interviews from this gathering of commodity experts, practitioners, and trading houses. The Financial Times’ Natural Resources […]

Rachel Walsh, Carbon Innovation Analyst, BMO Capital Markets

This week on our Carbon Frontiers series, we welcome Rachel Walsh into the SmarterMarkets™ studio. Rachel is Carbon Innovation Analyst within Equity Research at BMO Capital Markets. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Rachel to discuss how recent press coverage of voluntary carbon markets is impacting the companies that participate in them, how companies […]

Ranting on the inadequacies of our systems and riffing on ideas for how to solve them …

SmarterMarkets™ brings together the icons and entrepreneurs of technology, commodities and finance to examine how market systems can be redesigned and improved to address the most important challenges of our time.