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KRBN - KraneShares Global Carbon Strategy ETF

KRBN - KraneShares Global Carbon Strategy ETF

The KraneShares Global Carbon Strategy ETF (KRBN) is benchmarked to IHS Markit’s Global Carbon Index, which offers broad coverage of cap-and-trade carbon allowances by tracking the most traded carbon credit futures contracts. The index introduces a new measure for hedging risk and going long the price of carbon while supporting responsible investing.

Global Carbon Allowance Market Highlights

  • According to IHS Markit, as of December 31, 2021 the global price of carbon was $51.45 per ton of CO2. It is estimated that carbon allowance prices need to reach $147 per ton of CO2 to meet a 1.5°C global warming limit1,2
  • As of December 2021, the four largest global carbon futures markets tracked by IHS Markit’s Global Carbon Index, had an annual trading volume of $683.9 billion.1
  • In April 2019, The Financial Times reported that European carbon allowances within the European Union Emissions Trading System were the world’s top-performing commodity over the past two years.3,4
  • In 2021, China launched its carbon allowance market, expected to be the largest in the world, projected to cover ~3.3 billion CO2.4
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