GoGreen is a DHL, worldwide environmental protection programme which demonstrates our strong sense of environmental responsibility and commitment to supporting you, our customers, to grow sustainably. Its main objective is to reduce and avoid the emission of greenhouse gasses and local air pollutants.

GoGreen is the programme helping to drive DHL’s wider goal known as ‘Mission2050: Zero Emissions’; this is DHL’s commitment to reduce all our logistics-related emissions to net-zero by the year 2050. As part of the programme, we are investing in greener operations, supporting environmental projects and offering GoGreen services to support our customers.

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Why should your business GoGreen?


Investing in sustainability will pay dividends — both now and in the future.

Sustainability is increasingly important on individual, business, industry and political levels.

Customer pressure and government policy are putting demand and urgency on businesses to take more long-lasting sustainable action.

50% of digital customers state that environmental concerns impact their purchasing decisions. (GlobalWebIndex)

88% of customers are more likely to be loyal to a company which supports environmental issues. (Cone)

74% of customers say a company’s sustainability practices matter more than they did a year ago (Salesforce, 2019).

Making the future greener together

16% of greenhouse gas emissions are due to the transport and logistics industry, DPDHL makes up 0.4%. It is our responsibility to be part of the solutions which fight the climate crisis.

GoGreen is in our DNA. As the world’s leading mail and logistics company we are committed to an ambitious climate protection goal as early as 2008. Find out more about how we are making our operations greener.

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Supporting our customers to grow sustainably

There are now 2 billion online shoppers worldwide, and it is predicted that we will continue to see growth in e-commerce. With this growth comes the responsibility to do so sustainably.

Sustainability is currently on the radar of businesses of all shapes and sizes. DHL Express can help you to improve your sustainability credentials. With our GoGreen services you can offer Climate-Neutral Shipping, contributing to projects which fight climate crisis, and share transparent figures on your carbon footprint impact with our bespoke Carbon Reports.

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Our Targets


We are committed to investing €7 billion until 2030 in clean operations across our hubs, fleet and final mile delivery solutions to reduce our emissions to under 29m tonnes by 2030, aligning with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

We’re aiming to improve carbon efficiency by 50% by 2025 compared to 2007 levels.

Our fleet renewal strategy replaces older aircraft with modern fuel-efficient alternatives, improving emissions efficiency by up to 18%. And we’re targeting >30% Sustainable Aviation Fuels blending by 2030.

The roll out of electric courier vans across the UK is part of our goal to run a 100% electric courier vehicle fleet by 2030, with 337 vehicles in place by the end of 2022.

DHL Express cargo bikes form part of our clean city hub solution to reduce and avoid the emissions of greenhouse gasses and local air pollutants.

All new service centres include green electricity, LED daylight-controlled lighting and emission-free air conditioning and are built to the highest required BREEAM and EPC environmental standards.

We offer environmental products and services to support customers’ environmental goals, including VER Gold certified carbon offsetting and carbon reporting.


Many businesses are already tackling how to improve their sustainability credentials, but if you are looking for further inspiration on areas to consider, download our guide.



By answering a few simple questions we hope to help you identify some areas to improve your business’ impact on the environment.

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We take our environmental responsibility seriously and commit to ensuring a positive impact on the world around us. Read about our journey to a sustainable future.

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Find out how DHL Express GoGreen services can help improve your sustainability credentials with Climate Neutral Shipping and Carbon Footprint Reporting.

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