Recognition

Environmental Finance/Carbon Finance Annual Survey
In 2012, Evolution Markets Inc. was honored by the readers of Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance magazines for its best-in-class brokerage services in 12 environmental markets spanning across the globe.

Evolution Markets is committed to establishing and growing environmental markets, and the results of the 2012 survey demonstrate the appreciation of our customers for this leadership in the brokerage space. We strive to serve our clients with unparalleled knowledge, experience, and dedication, and we work hard to offer the best transaction opportunities in emissions, renewable, weather, and energy markets.

We thank our clients and peers for this extraordinary recognition as the top environmental broker. We look forward to continue serving global environmental markets in 2013.

2012 Options (EUA/CERs): Best Broker

2012 Spot & Futures (EUA/CERs): Best Broker

2012 Secondary Market Kyoto Project Credits: Best Broker

2012 North American Carbon Markets (California): Best Broker

2012 North American Carbon Markets (RGGI): Best Broker

2012 SO2: Best Broker

2012 NOx (Reclaim): Best Broker

2012 NOx: Best Broker

2012 Renewable Energy Certificates North America: Best Broker

2012 Weather Risk Management North America: Runner Up

2012 Weather Risk Management Asia: Best Broker

2012 Weather Risk Management Europe: Runner Up

 

2011 Options (EUA/CERs): Best Broker

2011 Spot & Futures (EUA/CERs): Best Broker

2011 Best Primary Originator Kyoto Project Credits

2011 Secondary Market Kyoto Project Credits: Best Broker

2011 North American Carbon Markets (California): Best Broker

2011 North American Carbon Markets (RGGI): Runner Up

2011 SO2: Best Broker

2011 NOx (Reclaim): Best Broker

2011 NOx: Best Broker

2011 HGA NOx: Best Broker

2011 Emissions Reduction Credits (ERCs): Runner Up

2011 Renewable Energy Certificates North America: Best Broker

2011 Weather Risk Management North America: Best Broker

2011 Weather Risk Management Asia: Best Broker

2011 Weather Risk Management Europe: Runner Up

 

2010 Options (EUA/CERs): Best Broker

2010 Spot & Futures (EUA/CERs): Runner Up

2010 Best Primary Originator Kyoto Project Credits

2010 Secondary Market Kyoto Project Credits: Best Broker

2010 North American Mandatory Markets (Mandatory & pre-compliance): Best Broker

2010 SO2: Best Broker

2010 NOx (Reclaim): Best Broker

2010 NOx: Runner Up

2010 ERCs: Runner Up

2010 Renewable Energy Certificates North America: Best Broker

2010 Weather Risk Management North America: Best Broker

2010 Weather Risk Management Asia: Best Broker

2010 Weather Risk Management Europe: Runner Up

2010 Catastrophe Risk Management Global: Runner Up

 

2009 Options: Best Broker

2009 Secondary Market (i.e. issued CERs/ERUs): Best Broker

2009 North American Mandatory Markets (e.g. RGGI): Best Broker

2009 Offsets: Best Broker

2009 SO2: Best Broker

2009 NOx (Reclaim): Best Broker

2009 ERCs: Best Broker

2009 Renewable Energy Markets: Best Broker

2009 Weather Risk Management, North America: Best Broker

2009 Catastrophe Risk: Best Broker

2009 NOx: Runner Up

2009 Weather Risk Management, Europe: Runner Up

2009 Weather Risk Management, Asia: Runner Up

 

2008 North American Mandatory Markets: Best Broker

2008 EU Emissions Trading Scheme Spot and Futures: Runner Up

2008 EU Emissions Trading Scheme Options: Runner Up

2008 Kyoto Project Credits (JI and CDM): Best Broker

2008 Kyoto Project Credits (JI and CDM) Best Primary Originator: Runner Up

2008 Voluntary Markets: Best Broker

2008 Renewable Energy Certificates - North America: Best Broker

2008 Emissions SO2: Best Broker

2008 Emissions NOx: Runner Up

2008 Emissions NOx RECLAIM: Best Broker

2008 Emissions - Houston/Galveston: Best Broker

2008 US Weather Derivatives: Runner Up

2008 Europe Weather Derivatives: Runner Up

 

2007 SO2: Best Broker

2007 US RECs: Best Broker

2007 NOx RECLAIM: Best Broker

2007 ERC: Best Broker

2007 EU Emissions Trading Scheme: Runner Up

2007 GHG North America: Best Broker

2007 Kyoto Project Credits: Best Broker

2007 NOx: Runner Up

2007 US Weather Derivatives: Runner Up

 

2006 SO2: Best Broker

2006 US RECs: Best Broker

2006 NOx RECLAIM: Best Broker

2006 ERC: Best Broker

2006 EU Emissions Trading Scheme: Best Broker

2006 GHG North America: Best Broker

2006 Kyoto Project Credits: Runner Up

2006 NOx: Runner Up

2006 US Weather Derivatives: Runner Up

 

2005 SO2: Best Broker

2005 US RECs: Best Broker

2005 NOx RECLAIM: Best Broker

2005 ERC: Best Broker

2005 NOx: Runner Up

2005 NOx Houston/Galveston: Runner Up

2005 EU Emissions Trading Scheme: Runner Up

2005 GHG North America: Runner Up

2005 US Weather Derivatives: Runner Up (Joint)

 

2004 Best SO2 Broker

2004 Best REC (US) Broker

2004 Best EU Emissions Broker

2004 "Runner Up" Best Weather (US) Broker

 

2003 Best SO2 Broker

2003 Best NOx Broker

2003 Best REC (US) Broker

2003 Best EU GHG Broker

2003 "Runner Up" Best Weather (US) Broker

 

2002 Best SO2 Broker

2002 Best NOx Broker

2002 "Runner-up" Best REC Broker

 

2001 Best SO2 Broker

2001 Best NOx Broker

 

2000 Best SO2 Broker

Energy Risk Annual Rankings
In 2010, Evolution Markets continued strong showings in global energy and environmental markets, including recognition of our pioneering work in the carbon offset and allowance trading markets. Evolution Markets was also recognized for excellence in the U.S. coal and renewable energy credits markets, demonstrating the diversity of brokerage service offerings available to our clients. We appreciate this recognition of our hard work and dedication to providing the best service in the industry.

We look forward to continue serving you in all our markets throughout 2011.

Energy Risk Awards

2010 House of the Year: US Coal

2008 Best Specialist Broker

2007 House of the Year: European Emissions

2004 House of the Year: Weather & Emissions

 

Energy Risk Annual Commodities Rankings :: 2010

2010 US Coal: Best Broker

2010 Asia coal: Best Broker (Second Runner Up)

2010 European ETS Allowance (EUA) Options: Best Broker

2010 Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs) Primary: Best Broker

2010 CERs Secondary: Best Broker

2010 CER Options: Best Broker

2010 US SOx and NOx: Best Broker (Runner Up)

2010 US Weather Derivatives: Best Broker (Runner Up)

2010 European Weather Derivatives: Best Broker (Runner Up)

 

Energy Risk Environmental Rankings :: 2010

2010 EUA Options: Best Broker

2010 European Union ETS Allowances (EUAs): Best Broker (Runner-Up)

2010 CERs - Primary (CDM): Best Broker

2010 CERs - Secondary (CDM): Best Broker (Runner-Up)

2010 ERUs - Primary (JI): Best Broker

2010 UK - Renewable Obligation Certificates: Best Broker (Runner-Up)

2010 US - SO2 & NOx: Best Broker

2010 US Renewable Energy Certificates: Best Broker

2010 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI): Best Broker

2010 European Voluntary Emissions Reductions: Best Broker (Runner-Up)

2010 US Voluntary Emissions Reductions: Best Broker (Runner-Up)

 

Energy Risk Annual Commodities Rankings :: 2009

2009 US Coal: Best Broker

2009 US Renewable Energy Certificates: Best Broker

2009 European ETS Allowance (EUA) Options: Best Broker (Second Runner Up)

2009 Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs) Primary: Best Broker

2009 CERs Secondary: Best Broker (Runner Up)

2009 US Voluntary Emissions Reductions (Runner Up)

2009 US Weather Derivatives: Best Broker (Runner Up)

2009 European Weather Derivatives: Best Broker (Second Runner Up)

2009 Global Weather Derivatives, Temperature: Best Broker (Second Runner Up)

 

Energy Risk Annual Environmental Rankings :: 2009*

2009 European Union ETS Allowances (EUAs): Best Broker (Second Runner Up)

2009 EUA Options: Best Broker

2009 CERs - Primary (CDM): Best Broker (Runner Up)

2009 CERs - Secondary: Best Broker (Second Runner Up)

2009 ERUs - Primary (JI): Best Broker (Runner Up)

2009 UK Renewable Obligation Certificates: Best Broker (Second Runner Up)

2009 US SO2 and NOx: Best Broker

2009 Renewable Energy Certificates: Best Broker

2009 US Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI): Best Broker (Runner Up)

2009 European Voluntary Emissions Reductions: Best Broker (Runner Up)

2009 US Voluntary Emissions Reductions: Best Broker

(*: 2009 was the first year of the Energy Risk Environmental Rankings, which includes some overlapping categories with the Energy Risk Annual Commodity Rankings.)
 

Energy Risk Annual Commodities Rankings :: 2008

2008 US Coal: Best Broker

2008 US Renewable Energy Credits: Best Broker

2008 Eastern US Natural Gas - Options: Best Broker (Second Runner Up)

2008 Western US Natural Gas - Options: Best Broker (Second Runner Up)

2008 Western US Natural Gas - Short Term: Best Broker (Second Runner Up)

2008 European ETS Allowances Trading: Best Broker (Runner Up)

2008 US Weather Derivatives: Best Broker (Runner Up)

2008 US SOx and NOx: Best Broker (Runner Up)

2008 US - Weather Derivatives: Best Broker (Runner Up)

 

Energy Risk Annual Commodities Rankings :: 2007

2007 Best Broker , U.S. Coal

2007 "Runner Up" Best Broker, Western U.S. Natural Gas - Short Term

2007 "Second Runner Up" Best Broker, Western U.S. Natural Gas - Long Term

2007 "Runner Up" Best Broker, U.S. SO2 and NOx

2007 "Runner Up" Best Broker, Europe CERs trading

2007 "Runner Up" Best Broker , U.S. Weather Derivatives

 

Energy Risk Annual Commodities Rankings :: 2006

2006 Best Broker, U.S. Environmental Products

2006 Best Broker, U.S. Physical Forwards (Coal)

2006 "Runner Up" Best Broker, U.S. Weather Swaps Brokerage

2006 "Runner Up" Best Broker, European Weather Derivatives Brokerage

 

Energy Risk Annual Commodities Rankings :: 2005

2005 Best Broker, EU ETS Carbon Credits

2005 Best Broker, US Physical Forwards (coal)

2005 Best Research Provider, U.S. Environmental Products

2005 Best Data Provider, U.S. Environmental Products

2005 "Runner-up" Best Broker, US Weather Swaps Brokerage

2005 "Runner-up" Best Broker, U.S. Environmental Products

 

Energy Risk Annual Commodities Rankings :: 2004

2004 House of the Year: Weather/Emissions

2004 Best Broker, US Environmental Products

2004 Best Broker, US Physical Forwards (coal)

2004 "Runner-up", US Weather Swaps Brokerage

 

Deloitte Fast 50
Evolution Markets was named to Deloitte's 2007 New York Technology Fast 50. This survey ranks the fastest growing companies in New York and provides a valuable metric for corporate growth among the area's hottest companies. With 227% revenue growth over the last five years, this marks Evolution Markets second consecutive year on the list.

2007 Deloitte's 2007 New York Technology Fast 50

2006 Deloitte's 2006 New York Technology Fast 50

Energy Business Awards 2006
Evolution Markets was named a Silver Award Winner for Excellence in Energy Marketing and Communications in the 2006 Energy Business Award. Evolution Markets was recognized for its commitment to market education and price transparency. Evolution Markets' commitment to the development of emerging environmental markets has led the company to provide innovative tools for tracking market pricing through its evo.ID Web portal. In addition, the company continues to be at the forefront of market education with its active speakers bureau and market analysis "Executive Brief" newsletter.

2006 Silver Award for Excellence in Energy Marketing and Communications

Energy Business Awards 2005
Evolution Markets was named a Silver Award Winner for Excellence in Renewable Energy in the 2005 Energy Business Award. Finalists are determined by a panel of energy industry experts, and the winners are determined by a poll of energy market professionals.

Evolution Markets was recognized for its long-standing commitment to the development of environmental markets, and its work to foster transparency and sound market design for renewable energy credit markets.

2005 Silver Award for Excellence in Renewable Energy

Energy Business Awards 2003
Evolution Markets was awarded the 2003 Energy Business Awards' Silver Award for Excellence in New/Emerging Markets. The award recognized Evolution Markets efforts to develop global environmental markets, including the emerging carbon market in Europe. The award is adjudicated by Commodities Now magazine and a panel of market experts.

2003 Silver Award for Excellence in New/Emerging Markets

Point Carbon Survey
Evolution Markets was voted best broker for the carbon market in a survey of top industry players conducted by Oslo-based Point Carbon. Point Carbon provides independent analysis, news, market intelligence and forecasting for the emerging carbon emission markets. The results were part of Point Carbon's "Carbon Market Awards 2005", which were announced at its premier conference, Carbon Market Insights.

2005 Voted Best Broker For the Carbon Market

EuroMoney/Ernst & Young Carbon Trade of the Year
Evolution Markets brokered the first ever EU allowance trade using the ISDA contract. This trade between Fortis and DKW was honored as the "Carbon Trade of the Year" as part of EuroMoney and Ernst & Young's Renewable Energy Awards in 2004.