Do Good With Scoot, Offset Your Carbon Footprint (en-GB)

Carbon Offsetting at Scoot

Welcome! All Scoot customers, no matter where you are flying from, can offset your flight’s carbon emissions through the Singapore Airlines Group Carbon Offset Programme. 

Through this voluntary program, we aim to encourage more customers to do their part to make flying a more sustainable way to travel, even for low-cost flights.

Read on to discover how you can offset your carbon footprint, and contribute to environmental projects that affect real change.

If you are interested in what Scoot is doing to mitigate our impact to the environment and reduce carbon emissions, check out our Sustainability page here or the SIA Group sustainability report here!

How does carbon offsetting work?

Air travel is a fast and convenient way for us to travel long distances, but flying planes releases greenhouse gas emissions (the majority of which is carbon dioxide). Such gases are shown to have negative effects on the environment.

Carbon offsetting is one of many ways that travellers can manage their own carbon footprint, by supporting projects that help to reduce greenhouse gases in the world. For example, sustainable agroforestry and renewable energy projects.

Through our Group carbon offset programme, Scoot customers have the option to mitigate the carbon footprint of their seat on their flight and make a positive impact on communities in Asia at the same time. This can be done anytime on this page – before or after their flight.

In order to offset your own carbon footprint, input your flight itinerary information and cabin class. A donation amount will be calculated based on the estimated carbon generated by the trip, and customers can make payment securely on this page.

All contributions will go towards supporting a group of specially selected projects across Asia that reduce or prevent greenhouse gas emissions and bring benefits to the communities that the projects are situated in. These carbon offset projects are independently accredited and meet rigorous standards to ensure that they make an impactful difference to our planet. 

Click "Projects You'll Support" to explore these projects.
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Enter your flight details and click “Add Flight” to calculate the carbon footprint from your trip. Multiple flights can be added.

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Minimum contribution for an offset is $1.00. Terms & Conditions.

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CO2 emissions for your journey are calculated using current international standards and costs go to support offset projects across Asia.

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Enter your contact details to receive a confirmation about your contribution. Click "Contribute" to confirm your donation and you will be re-directed to a secure page to make payment.

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Frequently asked questions

As planes fly, they burn fuel that releases greenhouse gas emissions such as carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere. Greenhouse gases block heat from escaping Earth’s atmosphere, which leads to increased temperatures and changes in climate. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) indicates that aviation contributes around 2 per cent of the world's total greenhouse gas emissions.

Carbon offsetting allows individuals to reduce their environmental impact. By purchasing independently verified carbon offsets, travellers support environmental projects that remove greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere (such as planting forests) or prevent future emissions from occurring (such as replacing a coal-fired power station with a wind farm). One unit of carbon offset represents one metric tonne of greenhouse gas emissions reduced or removed from the atmosphere.

There are seven main greenhouse gases: carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, chlorofluorocarbon, hydrofluorocarbon, sulfur hexafluoride and nitrogen trifluoride. Each greenhouse gas has a different impact on climate, called the global-warming potential (GWP). For instance, methane’s GWP is 25, while nitrous oxide’s GWP is 298. The amount of each greenhouse gas is converted into the equivalent amount of carbon dioxide with the same GWP. This is called the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) and makes it possible to measure the greenhouse gases and determine their individual and combined contributions to global warming. This is why carbon offsetting is typically transacted in ‘carbon’ or CO2e.

About Tasman Environmental Markets

Scoot is proud to partner with Tasman Environmental Markets (TEM), Asia Pacific’s largest carbon offset provider, to achieve more sustainable flights for our customers. TEM is providing SIA with its BlueHalo® climate technology which instantly calculates and offsets the emissions associated with a customer’s journey. TEM’s verified CORSIA-compliant environmental projects deliver life-changing benefits to vulnerable communities at home and abroad. TEM is a certified B Corporation, certified carbon neutral by Climate Active and signatory to the Australian Carbon Industry Code of Conduct.

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