Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is PostNL doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 76

PostNL has a DitchCarbon Score of 76, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This score reflects a lower carbon intensity in their operations compared to many other companies. A higher number suggests that PostNL is effectively managing and reducing its emissions in line with sustainability goals.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

PostNL is a company in the postal and courier services sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

PostNL operates in the Netherlands, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports PostNL’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 32.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

PostNL, founded in the Netherlands, operates within the logistics and postal services industry. Established in its current form in 2011, the company specializes in mail and parcel delivery, including an online international tracking system for registered items. With a strong presence in the Dutch market, PostNL offers reliable services for both national and international destinations.

Good news, PostNL has set solid SBTi climate commitments

PostNL has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations to align with the 2°C warming limit. Additionally, they aim to procure renewable energy for their scope 2 emissions to meet the more ambitious 1.5°C target.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

PostNL should foster sustainable practices throughout their supply chain to align with science-based Scope 3 emission reduction goals and maintain clear reporting on their progress, potentially reducing emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.