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The Environmental Markets Association (EMA) is a US-based trade association representing the interests of companies that are involved in the trading, legislation and regulation of environmental markets. EMA was founded in 1997 as a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization.



EMA is focused on promoting market-based solutions for environmental challenges through sound public policy, industry best practices, effective education and training, and member networking. EMA represents a diverse membership including large utilities, emissions brokers and traders, exchanges, law firms, project developers, consultants, academics, NGOs and government agencies

Upcoming Events


EMA 18th Annual Meeting

October 22-24, 2014

Santa Monica DoubleTree

Santa Monica, CA

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Northeast RECs Thought Leader Round Table
November 20, 2014
New York, NY
United Nations Climate Change ConferenceCOP20/CMP10
1 to 12 December 2014  Lima, Peru


EMA Selects Mary Nichols as the Recipient of the 2014 John H. Dales Memorial Leadership in Environmental Markets Award (September 16, 2014)
Read more here.
New England RECs Round Table Brings in Record Attendance (June 4, 2014)
Read more here.
Supreme Court upholds CSAPR (April 29, 2014)
Read more here.
EMA's Regional Round Table Dives into Texas RECs and RINs
http://www.emahq.org/news-resources/press-releases/tx-regional-round-table-wrap (May 23, 2013)
EMA Facilitates Discussion on California's AB 32
http://emahq.org/ab-32-round-table-wrap (March 18, 2013)
EMA Applauds RGGI for Steps to Revitalize Northeast Carbon Markets
http://emahq.org/node/40 (February 11, 2013)

**EVENT SOLD OUT** Northeast RECs Round Table

Date: November 20, 2014

Location: Offices of Hunton & Williams, New York, NY

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Join EMA for the today and receive benefits for the balance of 2014 and all of 2015.

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