November 16, 2023
Frontier has facilitated its first set of direct air capture (DAC) offtakes with CarbonCapture Inc. and Heirloom. Frontier buyers will pay CarbonCapture Inc. $20.0M to permanently remove 45,500 tons of CO₂ by 2028 and Heirloom $26.6M to remove 26,900 tons of CO₂ by 2030.
September 7, 2023
Frontier has facilitated $7M of carbon removal purchases–from Airhive, Alkali Earth, Banyu Carbon, Carbon Atlantis, CarbonBlue, CarbonRun, EDAC Labs, Holocene, Mati, Planetary Technologies, Spiritus Technologies and Vaulted—on behalf of buyers Stripe, Shopify and H&M Group.
May 18, 2023
Frontier has facilitated its first set of offtake agreements with Charm Industrial, totaling $53M. Frontier buyers will pay Charm to permanently remove 112,000 tons of CO₂ from the atmosphere between 2024 and 2030.
April 12, 2023
Autodesk, H&M Group, JPMorgan Chase, and Workday are joining Frontier, an advanced market commitment to accelerate carbon removal. The new members will commit to purchase a combined $100M of permanent, high quality carbon removal over the next eight years.
January 24, 2023
This video series follows the entrepreneurs and scientists who are trying to crack permanent carbon removal at scale.
December 15, 2022
Frontier has facilitated its largest round of carbon removal purchases—from Arbor, Captura, Arca (formerly Carbin Minerals), Carbon To Stone, Cella, CREW and Inplanet—on behalf of Stripe and Shopify. Stripe and Shopify will spend a combined $3.5M buying carbon removal, with another $7.5M contingent on projects reaching agreed upon technical milestones. In addition, Stripe has provided $500K in R&D grants to Kodama Systems and Nitricity.
November 17, 2022
Carbon removal technologies face a variety of critical knowledge gaps. We built a dynamic database of research and innovation gaps across CDR technologies to highlight critical areas and enable cross-disciplinary experts to plug in and fill those gaps.
September 19, 2022
Carbon removal buyers face numerous challenges in quantifying deliveries across a range of diverse pathways. We explore this challenge and propose a framework for purchasing under conditions of uncertainty.
June 29, 2022
Frontier has facilitated its first purchases—from AspiraDAC, Calcite-Origen, Lithos Carbon, RepAir, Travertine, and Living Carbon—on behalf of Stripe. Stripe will spend $2.4M buying carbon removal from these six companies, with another $5.4M contingent on projects reaching agreed upon technical milestones.
April 12, 2022
Stripe, Alphabet, Shopify, Meta, and McKinsey Sustainability are today launching Frontier, an advance market commitment (AMC) to accelerate the development of permanent carbon removal technologies. The founding companies plan to commit $1B over the next nine years to purchase permanent carbon removal from suppliers building promising new solutions.