Top News SIA, Scoot launch carbon offset scheme By TTG Asia / Posted on 29 June, 2021 15:20 A voluntary carbon offset programme launched by the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group will enable customers across its passenger airlines to offset their carbon emissions via dedicated microsites. SIA and Scoot customers can now offset carbon emissions on the respective airline microsites at any time before or after a flight. Both airlines will also match the offsets that these customers purchase for the first six months from the launch of the programme. SIA Group’s voluntary carbon offset programme offers its customers the opportunity to offset their emissions Corporate customers will be able to participate in the programme from 4Q2021. In addition, SIA customers can also use their KrisFlyer miles and HighFlyer points to offset their carbon emissions from 4Q2021. The offsets will be provided via the BlueHalo digital solution, which has been developed by Australia-based Tasman Environmental Markets. This allows customers to immediately calculate and offset the emissions associated with their journey. The SIA Group said that the carbon offset projects selected have “a proven and measurable impact on communities and the environment”. Contributions from the SIA Group’s customers would help to protect forests in Indonesia, support renewable solar energy projects in India, and provide efficient, clean burning cookstoves for rural families in Nepal.