Finnish businesses set up ‘world’s first’ marketplace for carbon removal certificates

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Puro is an internal start-up marketplace developed by Finnish electricity services firm Fortum. The company has been joined by 23 other organisations, mainly based in Finland, to create what it calls the “world’s first marketplace” for CO2 removal methods.

The Puro marketplace is currently developing verification methodologies for atmospheric CO2 removal. Acting as a voluntary market mechanism, Puro will create verified and tradable CO2 Removal Certificates (CORCs) that represent one tonne of CO2 that has been removed or captured….

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