Carbon Cashbag Programme

Last updated: 5 November 2017
The Ministry of Knowledge Economy introduced a "Carbon Cashbag" programme in May 2009, to increase public awareness and promote voluntary participation in CO2 mitigation activities. Carbon points will be awarded to customers upon the purchase of low-carbon products. 1 point is equivalent to KRW 1 and the points can be used to buy low-carbon products. This programme is now at the pilot stage and a limited number of products can be purchased with the points. The government is planning to expand the scope of this programme.

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