Most activities have a carbon footprint, even if efforts to reduce and replace have decreased carbon emissions. Carbon oﬀsetting is used to compensate for these emissions by funding an equivalent amount of emissions savings elsewhere.
bp offers compliance offsetting through our trading organisation and voluntary offsetting through bp Target Neutral, bp’s carbon offsetting programme. bp Target Neutral’s high-quality carbon offsetting projects around the globe create real benefits for local communities from forest protection to biogas initiatives. In 2019, bp Target Neutral offset over one million tonnes of carbon.
Aircraft management company Avantto has launched a pioneering initiative in Brazil, in collaboration with Air bp, to offset the carbon emissions related to their use of aviation fuel.
Jundiaí and Amarais airports are part of Air bp’s supply network and were the first of Voa São Paulo’s locations to join our pioneering programme.
Air bp is the sole aviation fuel supplier at Cascais Airport near Lisbon. The airport is believed to be the first in the world where the carbon emissions associated with Jet A-1 and Avgas are offset on an on-going basis.