How carbon emissions reduction works:
Booking the chargeable GoGreen Plus International service means we can use biojet fuel (sustainable aviation fuel, also known as SAF) for air freight shipments with DHL aircraft on a growing number of routes. Your contribution thus reduces carbon emissions in our logistics network by the value that a shipment would generate in the weight class you ordered and on your selected route. That makes your shipment climate-neutral.
The service must meet stringent regulations and standards, with compliance subject to verification by the independent product auditing firm SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance).
To ensure your shipment is climate-neutral, we calculate the quantity of biojet fuel to be used for the weight class of your shipment and the distance to the destination country. The biojet fuel we purchase is used in our own network of DHL aircraft, but not necessarily in the aircraft carrying your shipment. We also implement additional environmentally-friendly measures - such as deploying electric vehicles - to avoid generating emissions when transporting your shipment, both in Germany and internationally. With this approach, the amount charged for the GoGreen Plus International service reflects the average costs involved in offsetting the emissions generated and is fully invested in activities to reduce them.