DHL Express Singapore improves carbon efficiency with GoGreen program

August 26, 2011 by  
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The DHL Express division in Singapore achieved a 15.7% improvement in carbon efficiency in 2010, and this was through the implementation of the GoGreen program on climate protection.

As a logistics company with a global network and footprint, DHL is conscious of its environmental and social responsibility. One of the key areas that DHL is committed to is on combating climate change. Christopher Ong, Vice President of Business Development, First Choice and GoGreen, DHL Asia Pacific, shares that the global carbon footprint of DHL in 2010 is 28.4 million tonnes, with the bulk from transport.

He added that DHL has set a goal to improve its carbon efficiency by 10% by 2012, and by 30% by 2020. This goal would be achieved through its climate protection program, GoGreen, which was rolled out in 2007, and focuses on fleet renewal, energy efficiency, new technologies, employee engagement and involving business partners and customers. Read more