The sector scorecard of the EMMS programme contains overall information about the participant's carbon management proficiency, carbon performance indicators and emissions for the period 2008-2016.

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Participating postal An Post, Australia Post, Austrian Post, bpost, Correios, Correos, CTT Portugal Post, organisations Deutsche Post DHL Group, Le Groupe La Poste, New Zealand Post, Poste Italiane, Posten Norge, Posti, PostNL, PostNord, POST Luxembourg, Royal Mail Group, South African Post Office, Swiss Post, United States Postal Service

Postal volume (items) 262,000 million Building area 51,697,000m2

No. of employees 1,792,000 No. of vehicles 576,000

Carbon Management Proficiency                                            


Carbon Emissions (Mail & Parcel): Total Volumes (Tonnes of CO2)             


Emissions reductions (Scope 1 & 2) in relation to the 20% 2020 target (Mail and Parcel)


Carbon Emissions: Delivery Efficiency (2013-2025)                         

Delivery Efficiency

Further details

*2015 group figures reflect a restatement from one participant which is primarily driven by the transition from a location-based Scope 2 emissions accounting methodology to the market-based approach recommended by the GHG Protocol.

Carbon emissions figures presented reflect the core mail and parcel operations of our participants, and exclude information relating to express and logistics services. For more information please see the 2017 IPC Postal Sector Sustainability Report at