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Carbon offset schemes, including SIA's, may have limited environmental impact

Since June 25, SIA and Scoot passengers have been able to offset their carbon emissions.ST PHOTO: SHINTARO TAY

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group has launched a voluntary carbon offset programme for passengers and cargo customers ahead of an expected surge in air travel.

This comes amid heightened pressure from shareholders and the authorities for airlines to do more to reduce their carbon footprint and a month after the SIA Group said it aims to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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