Offset trading allows the trader to match trade activity with environmental pledges

This feature gives the trader or broker the option to commit to environmental pledges relative to the volume traded. Traders can select a pledge, the more they trade the greater the contribution to the pledge.

Traders can track their own impact automatically. Allowing them to keep up to date with the benefits their trading is contributing. Depending on how offset trading is configured – it does not need to impact the cost of trading.

Environmental pledges include:

Picking up ocean plastic

Reforesting rainforest

Planting coral

User Journey Explained



Allow your trader to select from a number of important environmental issues



Offset trading will track the volume and value of trade activity



Monthly payments relating to trade volumes will be made to the selected pledge



Impact tracking can automatically tell the story of the traders impact

Who Pays For The Pledge?

Who Pays For

The Pledge?

Offset trading is a customisable tool allowing any combination of broker, trader or even Pelican (us) to make the contributions to the pledges. Payments to pledges are volume related. The greater the volume the greater the contribution to the pledge.

How Does It Work?

How Does

It Work?

Offset trading is a standalone feature available via API that can be integrated into any user onboarding journey. Traders are not forced to commit – they are provided with the option to support a pledge important to them. Offset trading is also available as a service within Pelican’s white label copy trading platform.

Why do you need

this feature?

Why do you need this feature?

Offset trading is useful for a number of reasons:


  • Increases customer engagement
  • Encourages trading activity
  • Identifies your brand commitment to sustainability
  • Expands the appeal of trading to a wider younger audience
  • But most importantly… does good for the planet

Spread betting and CFD trading are leveraged products and as such carry a high level of risk to your capital which can result in losses greater than your initial deposit. These products may not be suitable for all investors. CFDs are not suitable for pension building and income. Ensure you fully understand all risks involved and seek independent advice if necessary.

Pelican Trading is a trading name of London & Eastern LLP. London & Eastern is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, Firm Reference Number 534484. London & Eastern is registered in England & Wales, registered office at 85 Great Portland Street, First Floor, London, W1 W7LT, company number OC345870.

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