Taking responsibility for our footprint

Decoupling economic growth from emissions

The transport and logistics sector accounts for a significant share of global CO2 emissions contributing to climate change.

On the other hand, the sector is also a key enabler of world trade essential to global economic growth and improving living standards, particularly in developing countries.

Therefore, decarbonising the sector is an essential step in decoupling economic growth from CO2 emissions and putting the world on a more sustainable path.

As a global logistics provider, we see it as our shared responsibility to support limiting global warming by accelerating our own ESG performance.

Read all about our ongoing sustainability efforts to decarbonise supply chains at speed and scale

Our environmental commitments

Decarbonise our logistics services

Build partnerships to drive C02 reduction solutions across the supply chain 

Take responsibility for our own footprint

Reduce emissions in line with 1.5°C

Achieve net-zero emissions across all scopes by 2050

Read more about some of our climate-related actions

  • Science-based targets: Approved science-based targets for Scope 1, 2 and 3 (upstream transportation and distribution)

  • Customers: Launched our Sustainable Logistic services

  • Sustainable Aviation Fuel: Signed agreements with Neste for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to help our customers reduce their emissions and from our own business travel

  • Power Purchase Agreement: Signed a PPA with Energi Danmark and 12 other companies to support the development of a new 70,000 MWh solar park to be completed in Jutland in 2023, supplying our Danish locations with renewable energy

  • Partnerships: Joined the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and the subgroup 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders to drive climate action throughout global supply chains

  • Low carbon trucking: First freight forwarder in Sweden to provide HVO100, a fossil-free renewable diesel, for all ocean container trucking at no additional cost to customers

Our Sustainability Strategy

Supported by our four ESG priorities - click to read about the other three below

Sustainability Report 2023

Every year, we report on our sustainability performance and progress in line with international standards and disclosure frameworks for sustainability reporting: 

Sustainability Report
Sustainability Report 2023
Sustainability Report 2022

ESG DATA, SGL Group 2023
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
TCFD Disclosure

ESG DATA, SGL Group 2022
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
TCFD Disclosure



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Martin Andersen

Global Head of Sustainability & ESG

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