IETA LIVE Carbon Markets Series - LAUNCH EVENT & EXPERT WORKSHOP: Carbon Pricing Landscape and Outlooks in Latin America

  • 21 Oct 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
  • Virtual Event

Co-hosted by IDB, ICAP & IETA


Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is witnessing a surge in interest across sectors and borders in carbon pricing and markets to support viable pathways to net-zero. This public event will launch a new report by IDB/ IETA and ICAP capturing the current landscape of compliance and voluntary carbon markets, with particular focus on Latin America developments, trends and outlooks. The launch event will feature remarks from IDB and presentations by report co-authors (ICAP and IETA) summarizing key findings and recommendations from the new study. A moderated panel of respondents from LAC government and private sector will then briefly share reactions to the Paper.

Agenda (Report Launch and Roundtable):

Introduction and Event Overview:

Dirk Forrister, President & CEO, IETA

Welcome High-Level Keynote:

Juan Ketterer, Division Chief, Connectivity Markets and Finance, Inter-American Development Bank

Presentations on Report Objectives & Highlights and Recommendations

  • Stefano De Clara, Head of Secretariat, ICAP
  • Katie Sullivan, Managing Director, IETA

Moderated Panel of Government/Sectoral Implications


Maria Netto, Financial Markets Principal Specialist Connectivity, Markets and Finance Division, Inter-American Development Bank 


  • Luis Gilberto Murillo, Former Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia and MLK Visiting Scholar at MIT’s Environmental Solutions Initiative
  • Mariama Vendramini, Director, Ecosecurities, Brazil