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2005 – Founding of STX

STX was founded in Amsterdam as pioneers in an absolute nascent industry.
We started our international team on a canal house in the city centre, dealing and dialing across the globe.

The Kyoto top took place and protocol became the first formal guidance on how to prioritize global environment progress.

We soon realized then that environmental markets would become mainstream.

Today – At the forefront of global change

We are at the forefront of global change, away from pollution and depletion of natural resources. Over fifteen years of pricing the cost of emissions and pollution we have helped build trust in carbon and in new markets for related products. Our business is to support companies that act.

Governments everywhere are promoting incentives to further kickstart markets for pricing and trading the cost of pollution. And what started with compliance markets for carbon certificates has sparked a move to unprecedented corporate action on a voluntary basis far beyond carbon alone – leading to new marketplaces.

STX are traders of environmental progress.

Vision 2050 – Full transparency on the contribution or pollution value of any company, product and service

Pollution has a price and positive contribution has a value. Our vision is that these two components are included on every company’s P&L and in the price of every product and service. This ‘true pricing’ will accelerate the green energy transition, and ensure all kinds of transportation is powered by renewable energy in the best and most efficient way. It will also create a massive global market for (the price of) pollution and (the value of) positive contribution. Components will be traded around the world as a commodity, like raw materials.

As the world becomes more transparent about the price of pollution and the value of positive contribution, we’ll see more global action for the better. And we believe there is value in making these contributions tradable in a marketplace.

We accept as a society we will not eradicate all forms of pollution at once. However, in 2050, through tradable environmental commodities, consumption will be smarter, pollution will be less and the world will be more sustainable.