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Though our first priority is to innovate on behalf of our clients, we are honored when we are recognized for our work. We believe these awards validate the effectiveness of the ICE platform, the mission of the company and the efforts of our employees. Over the years we have been recognized for excellence in various aspects of our business including innovations in technology and customer service.

ICE Recognised for Leading Role in Emissions Markets for Third Consecutive Year

ICE Futures Europe received the award for "Best Exchange - EU Emissions Trading Scheme" in the carbon emissions market for the third time by Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance Magazine in its 13th Carbon Finance Annual Market Survey.

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Winner:Environmental finance:13th Annual Rankings

Jeff Sprecher, ICE Investor Relations Achieve Top Rankings in Institutional Investor's 2012 All-America Executive Team

These rankings feature America's Best Investor Relations, Best CEOs, CFOs and IR Professionals as ranked by the buy side and sell side.

  • Best CEO - First Place - Jeffrey Sprecher - Nominated by the Buy Side
  • Best CEO - First Place - Jeffrey Sprecher - Nominated by the Sell Side
  • Best Investor Relations - Third Place - Nominated by the Sell Side
Institutional investor

ICE Brent Gets Upper Hand in Volumes

Volumes in the ICE Brent market have now overtaken those for US benchmark Nymex West Texas Intermediate (WTI) in what appears to be a structural shift that has been several years in the making.

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Energy intelligence


ICE's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer was named to the Institutional Investor Tech 50, an annual ranking of those who lead the financial services industry in technological achievement and innovation. Leaders are recognized for vision and agility in translating innovation into operational and competitive advantage.

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Institutional investor

ICE Employees Named Georgia's Most Profitable

Last year, Atlanta-based IntercontinentalExchange made 72 percent more profit-per-employee than Google Inc. and 20 percent more than Apple Inc.

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Atlanta business chronicle

Jeff Sprecher Named Business to Business Magazine's CEO of the Year

ICE Chairman and CEO Jeff Sprecher was recognized by Business to Business Magazine as Atlanta's best business leader for 2012 due to extraordinary achievement and contribution. The 2012 Annual Awards celebrate what is good in Atlanta business and the community.

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2012 Business to Business Annual Awards


The winner and finalists of the award manage IT projects or leverage technology in new and unique ways that truly set these companies apart from competitors. Past winners have been recognized for the rollout of advanced algorithmic trading strategies and tools, and novel FPGA deployments.

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2011 American financial technology awards

Edwin Marcial Recognized in Institutional Investor's Inaugural Trading Technology 30

ICE's Chief Technology Officer Edwin Marcial was named to II's Trading Technology 30 which spotlights leading system designers, managers and innovators.

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Institutional investor