Who we are

CMI is an independent industry association and centre of excellence with a 2050 vision of a prosperous, climate resilient, net-zero emissions world:

  • we speak for business leading the transition to a net-zero emission economy, sharing knowledge, building capacity and catalysing opportunities;
  • we are the stewards of Australia’s carbon market building integrity and related effective policies, while supporting their continued evolution and integration with regional and global markets; and
  • we champion the UNFCCC Paris Agreement and the emerging framework of climate and net-zero emission goals and mechanisms for increasing ambition, international cooperation and investment.

Our mission

To help business manage risks and capitalise on opportunities in the transition to a net-zero emissions economy.

CMI and its members are committed to climate action that delivers economic, social and environmental benefits.

What we do

Lead and inform the community on the benefits of decarbonisation, carbon sequestration and the crucial role of carbon markets

Develop and promote efficient and effective emissions reduction and carbon market policy

Build integrity, linkages and liquidity in carbon markets

Support our members to develop successful transition strategies and capitalise on opportunities in the required decarbonisation, offsetting and carbon sequestration

Convene events, working groups, taskforces and other fora to build capacity, share knowledge and develop expertise

Administer the Australian Carbon Industry Code of Conduct and promote best practice in integrity and assurance