Element Markets, LLC continued a nine-year record of distinction with the recently announced Annual Market Rankings 2020 from Environmental Finance Magazine, capturing six “best” titles and four “runner-up” titles from the closely watched annual survey. This year’s rankings include repeat “best” designations across multiple groups, including Renewable Identification Number (RINs), Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and California Greenhouse Gas Markets, in competitive categories such as Best Trading Company and Best Advisory/Consultancy. Now in its 21st year, the Annual Market Rankings survey is an established measure of leadership among traders, brokers, and service providers in environmental markets, as nominated and voted on by industry stakeholders.

Element Markets’ 2020 number one and runner-up rankings are summarized as follows, with previous year awards italicized in parentheses:

Renewable Identification Numbers  |  Best Trading Company  (2017, 2018, 2019)

Renewable Identification Numbers  |  Best Advisory (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

North American Markets (All)  |  Best Advisory/Consultancy  (2014*, 2015*, 2019*)

North American Markets (RGGI)  |  Best Trading Company  (2013, 2014*, 2017, 2018, 2019)

North American Markets (California)  |  Best Trading Company, Spot & Futures  (2013, 2014*, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

North American Markets (California)  |  Best Trading Company, Options  (2013, 2014, 2016*, 2018, 2019)

North American Markets (California)  |  Best Offset Originator*  (2016*, 2018*, 2019*)

North American Markets (California)  |  Best Advisory/Consultancy*  (2014*, 2015, 2016*, 2017, 2019*)

Renewable Energy Certificates – North America  |  Best Trading Company* (2019*)

Renewable Energy Certificates – North America  |  Best Advisory* (2019*)

*Indicates runner-up distinction

“As a company dedicated to helping companies and institutions seize the opportunities of the clean energy revolution, Element Markets continues to lead into new environmental markets, deepen our engagement with our partners and enrich existing relationships with a client-centric approach. We are honored that our peers and clients continue to show their support with these repeated recognitions. We measure our own success by the success of our clients to support a world that is intensifying its efforts towards a sustainable future,” said Randall Lack, Co-President of Element Markets.

These awards add to the positive year-end outlook for Element Markets, which has achieved staff and revenue growth in 2020 despite the challenges and market disruptions posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Element Markets is poised to respond to accelerating demand across North American environmental markets in 2021 and beyond.

About Element Markets

Element Markets is a leading renewable natural gas marketing and environmental commodities company that applies its diverse expertise to provide structured environmental compliance and optimization services to corporate and institutional clients. The company has a successful track record within the emissions, carbon, renewable energy credit, biogas, renewable natural gas, and renewable fuel credit markets. Founded in 2005, Element Markets LLC is headquartered in Houston, Texas. More information about the company is available at www.elementmarkets.com.