• 18 Oct 2022
  • 19 Oct 2022
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Carbon Markets for Net Zero: An Era of Growth, Convergence, Innovation and Opportunity 


After two years apart, we at the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) look forward to welcoming delegates to our flagship Latin America Climate Summit (LCAS) on 17-19 October 2022, an official Rio+30 accredited event. 

The Summit, taking place at The Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, is the ideal forum to take-stock of the LAC regional evolving net zero landscape and clean growth opportunities. Join us in Rio to hear from policymakers, business and innovators who are leading the pack in building, scaling and collaborating on markets for net zero. 

Organised by IETA, in collaboration with ICAP, LACS 2022 is an in-person event with some sessions in a hybrid format to allow for virtual participation. The Summit features high-level plenaries, Latin America and Caribbean focused as well as cross-cutting thematic deep-dive workshops and roundtables, and a central ‘Carbon Market Square’ with Partner Sponsors display counters, a networking chill-out lounge, coffee breaks and receptions. 

Daily Overview 

17 October – PRE-DAY: Closed door meetings & Invitation only events & LACS Official Welcome Reception 

18 October – DAY 1: Summit sessions & Partner Sponsors side event sessions, opened to all delegates & IETA Members Nightcap Reception (invite only) 

19 October – DAY 2: Summit sessions & Partner Sponsors side event sessions, opened to all delegates 

Snapshot of LACS topics covered (subject to updates) 

. High Level
CEO Roundtable Ministerial Roundtable Rio+30 ‘2030’ 

. Carbon Markets & Pricing
Carbon pricing in the LATAM Region - Latin America Carbon Markets Round-Up: Trends and Outlooks (evolution on the Brazil ETS, Chile Tax, Mexican ETS and Colombian Tax (with intents of potential ETS))

. Art 6 angles
Art 6 & NDC implementation
Art 6 and the VCM: Working Hand-in-hand to Scale and Accelerate Climate Action / Art 6 developments in LATAM and implications for VCM buyer portfolios
Art 6 and CBAM
Government perspectives on operationalization of Article 6 and CAs in LATAM 

New approaches to funding VCM project development in LATAM or project case studies
Innovation in LATAM and future trajectory of the VCM (e.g. new fuels, e-mobility) 

. NCS/NBS (forest and ag)
Role of nature-based solutions from LATAM in VCM buyer portfolios and future developments
Structuring investments in NBS projects
Challenges for the development of Redd + projects in Brazil and Latin America: Social and environmental aspects 

. Digital Climate Assets
Advanced technology, market and financial innovation 

. “Brazilian” session topics
Creating a Brazilian Regulated Market
Forests investments to support net-zero achievements
Biofuels investments to provide gradual pace for an affordable energy transition


More information 

  • Interested in speaking opportunities, hosting your own session or event, partner sponsorship packages, contact Lisa Spafford, 
  • Want to attend as a delegate, contact Awa Antille, 
  • For any ICAP-related inquiry, contact Stefano De Clara, 
  • Summit venue: The Copacabana Palace – Av. Atlântica, 1702 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22021-001, Brazil 

Hosted by: 

The Summit is an official Rio+30 event 

Thank you to our sponsor: