Royal Mail Group is committed to delivering a cleaner future. Environmental considerations are a fundamental part of the way we operate.
We are committed to providing sustainable solutions for our customers and communities as we deliver against our environmental ambitions. For governments, businesses and communities alike, the pandemic has led to a renewed sense of urgency around the impacts of climate change.
electric vans deployed by Royal Mail
reduction in CO2 emissions against our baseline year (2020)
gCO2e per parcel (lowest reported per parcel of any UK delivery company)
We will reduce the amount of natural resources our operations consume. We will work towards a circular economy, by cutting waste, pollution and emissions from our business.
Earlier in 2021, we announced a ten-fold increase in the number of electric vehicles in our fleet with plans to introduce around 3,000 additional electric vans throughout the UK.
Partnering with London Electric Vehicle Company to trial its new VN5 prototype electric van – based on a typical London taxi cab - for parcel and letter deliveries later this month.