Committed to a better tomorrow

Our Mission


To make the highest and best use of the skills, capabilities, experiences and influence we possess to enable the greatest positive impact on climate.  
 


Cultivating Tomorrow

 

Anew is accelerating the fight against climate change by enabling any company or organization to align its goals for conservation and impact with actionable next steps. With a comprehensive solutions portfolio that includes advisory services, carbon credits, renewable natural gas, nature-based solutions, renewable energy credits, EV credits, plastic credits, and emission reduction credits, we lower barriers to participation in environmental markets for clients across the private and public sectors.

As a leading marketer and originator of carbon and environmental credits, we bring together capital strategies, regulatory expertise, scientific knowledge, and impact focus to make it possible for businesses to thrive while building a sustainable future.

Anew emerged from the February 2022 combination of durational industry leaders Element Markets, LLC and Bluesource, LLC. The company has offices in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and an environmental commodities portfolio that extends across five continents.

 

Our Values

Integrity

We are committed to providing a business experience for our customers and our employees that makes a lasting positive impact on our communities and the climate. We approach our work with the utmost principled and moral character grounded in the common good and seek to impart that understanding to all with whom we do business.

Creativity

Our climate, life as we know it, requires an unyielding commitment to ingenuity, to boldness, to unparalleled cooperation and diverse efforts across all facets of our society. We seek to lead so that others may follow, taking calculated risks and exploring paradigm-shifting opportunities. We cast a wide net to new ideas and foster an innate culture that balances creativity, collaboration, and impact.

Trust

We believe that trust is essential to the development and growth of emerging climate markets. We strive to cultivate and honor the trust of our clients and partners by conducting our business with transparency, accountability, and commitment to the highest standards, all in service of measurable outcomes.

Hope

We are a group united in our passion for living for something greater than ourselves. Our community seeks to exert transformational influence in the economy by using our unique skills and know-how in service of a healthier planet. We choose to act and lead inclusively and with determination toward meeting all of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, with emphasis on climate action.

 

 

Our Leadership

Angela Schwarz Angela Schwarz
Angela Schwarz

Chief Executive Officer

Eric Townsend Eric Townsend
Eric Townsend

Head of Business Development and Capital Formation

Quentin  Hicks Quentin  Hicks
Quentin Hicks

Chief Financial Officer

Matt Harmer Matt Harmer
Matt Harmer

General Counsel

Bill Townsend Bill Townsend
Bill Townsend

Chief Strategy Officer

Randall Lack Randall Lack
Randall Lack

Head of Portfolio Management

Kevin Townsend Kevin Townsend
Kevin Townsend

Head of Sales

Roger Williams Roger Williams
Roger Williams

Head of Origination

Scott O’Neill Scott O’Neill
Scott O’Neill

Head of Implementation and Operations

Janet Peace Janet Peace
Janet Peace

Head of Advisory

 Angela Schwarz

"We’ve had over 250 years of incredible industrial evolution without appropriately pricing in climate impacts. Now we’ve woken up and realised we have to price carbon into every aspect of our human existence, and we have a very short window to facilitate meaningful change. It’s an incredible undertaking that we need to do globally, and with speed and efficiency."

Angela Schwarz, Energy Risk, May 2022

About TPG Rise

Anew, LLC is backed by TPG Rise, TPG’s global impact investing platform. With approximately $14 billion in assets under management across The Rise Funds, TPG Rise Climate, and the Evercare Health Fund, TPG Rise is the world’s largest private markets impact investing platform committed to achieving measurable, positive social and environmental outcomes alongside competitive financial returns.

Our Board of Directors

Angela Schwarz Angela Schwarz
Angela Schwarz

Chief Executive Officer

Marc Mezvinsky Marc Mezvinsky
Marc Mezvinsky

Board Member

Mike Stone Mike Stone
Mike Stone

Board Member

Philip J. Deutch Philip J. Deutch
Philip J. Deutch

Board Member

Eric Townsend Eric Townsend
Eric Townsend

Head of Business Development and Capital Formation

 


Industry Honors & Awards  
 

Emissions House of the Year

Energy Risk Magazine

2021, 2020, 2018, 2014, 2010

Environmental Products House of the Year

Energy Risk Magazine

2022, 2019

Energy Risk Environmental Rankings

#1 U.S. Regional Greenhouse Gas Dealer

#1 U.S. Voluntary GHG Credit Dealer

#2 Renewable Energy Credit Dealer

Environmental Finance Annual Market Rankings

Best Project Developer (All North American Markets)

Best Offset Originator (California)

Best Trading Company - RINs

Best Advisory - RINs

Best Advisory/Consultancy (North American Markets)

Best Trading Company (North American Markets)

Best Trading Company, Options – California

Best Trading Company, Spot & Futures - California

Best Trading Company – RECs (runner up)

Best Advisory – RECs (runner-up)