Mayor Emanuel announced Building on Burnham, a comprehensive strategy to invest in Chicago’s waterfronts, parks and neighborhoods.
The plan builds on Daniel Burnham’s vision to bring more open spaces and recreational assets to residents in every neighborhood.
Requests for CCX Project Approval Letters should be made directly to Verification is required of all projects to ensure that all program requirements have been met.
All verification must be performed by a CCX approved verifier.
The Commission’s actions in response to its comprehensive review of the Commitments of Traders Reporting program are summarized in Comprehensive Review of the Commitments of Traders Reporting Program published December 5, 2006.
All projects must receive a Project Approval Letter as evidence of program validation prior to initiating verification.
Verifiers should request a copy of the letter prior to verification to ensure that the project has been validated by CCX for verification.
From 2003 through 2010 CCX operated as a comprehensive cap and trade program with an offsets component.
In 2011 CCX launched the Chicago Climate Exchange Offsets Registry Program to register verified emission reductions based on a comprehensive set of established protocols.