The overall objective for the SAS sustainability practices is to create long-term value growth for our owners and help SAS reach its targets, while safeguarding the societal, environmental and financial responsibility as well as ensuring continuous ongoing improvement efforts.
SAS Cargo's main source of CO2 emissions are from
1. Jetfuel we use when transporting freight and mail.
2. Trucking diesel when transporting freight on road.
25% lower CO2 emissions compared with 2005 (absolute emissions)
Sustainable aviation fuel equivalent to SAS domestic production (on average 18% the last 5 years)
50% noise reduction compared with 2010
100% sustainable materials in the SAS customer offering
100% recycling where possible
Net zero carbon emissions in line with IATAs updated ambition.
You may find the goals and the plan/program to achieve them in our Sustainability Reports
SAS' sustainability program includes the following emission-related areas, which are all described in more detail below:
Increase fuel efficiency
Biofuel & Emerging technologies
Sustainable Products & Services
SAS Cargo activities
In agreements with Ground Handling Agents
SAS Cargo emission calculator is a tool to help you estimate your share of aircraft emissions when you send freight with us.
Accuracy in calculations range from +/- 10% due to variables like; load onboard, flight profile, temperature, fuel, aircraft and engines.
Calculations are based on means of transportation, origin and destination and it is measured in kilograms. Covers entire SAS network.
Calculate your emissions
Order a report on your CO2 emissions here (requires login)
SAS Cargo Sustainability program
Read the policy here
Sustainability related KPI's
SAS and UN Sustainable Development Goals
SAS Code of Conduct
SAS Supplier Code of Conduct
For questions regarding our sustainability program, please contact our: Head of Sustainability