Our mission is to free our cities with clean rides for everyone. We’re not claiming we’ll save the world, but we’re relentlessly striving to do the right thing for people, cities, and the planet.
Explore our story below or download our full Sustainability Manifesto to see how we're doing just that.
We’re strong advocates of the car-free city, and we see ourselves as catalysts for multimodality. By offering alternative transport options that complement public transit, we’re certain we can change the way people travel – making our mission of car-free cities a reality.
We run light-touch operations and power our silent vehicles with renewable energy and electricity. Plus, we’re building a service that’s accessible, affordable and inclusive everywhere we’re present. That means for non-riders, our employees, and all citizens within each local community.
Read our full 2021 GRI Sustainability Report for all the details on how we do it.
Building a greener future
Full lifecycle management
We’re working to reuse, upcycle or recycle 100% of used vehicles and parts, with scalable second-life applications for our batteries.
We’ve set a target of a 100% electric logistics fleet and renewable energy in our cities, with emissions of less than 20g CO₂ eq/km in all our markets.
We plan to exceed the 5-year lifespan for our vehicles, along with ensuring eco-conception and manufacturing in Europe.
A safe & inclusive service
Useful & affordable for local communities
Our service is designed to be accessible for all audiences. We embed ourselves in local communities and aim for equal coverage across the areas we serve.
Catalyst for modal shift
To achieve change in our cities, we aim to reach more than 30% multimodal trips and an average of over 2km per ride.
Safe for all riders
We work with a zero severe accident target, with fewer than 10 minor incidents per million rides.
Responsible & inclusive local employer
All Dott employees are fully contracted shareholders in our thriving company, and we’re building an inclusive and diverse workplace.
How far we’ve come
Long-lasting vehicles & in-house eco design
Our first generation scooters are still on the road over 3 years after launch, and our in-house maintenance teams repair over 95% of the damages on our e-scooters and e-bikes. We use recycled spare parts and perform regular maintenance to ensure safety on the road with vehicles built to last. We’re designing our next generation scooters and bikes in-house too for eco-conception and recyclability, and we’re working towards local manufacturing in Europe.
In 2021, we lowered emissions by 48% for every Dott km ridden, going well beyond our target of 40%. We’ve compensated for all our emissions since our start in 2019, but compensation alone is not the solution. That’s why we calculate our emissions on the full scope 1, 2 and 3 of the GHG protocol, with a transparent methodology to monitor in real time and gain insights on lowering our footprint.
We’re creating the first truly circular operations model in the industry. Together with partners, we’ve successfully tested and are now implementing fully repairable batteries for our vehicles, along with second-life applications for when batteries reach end of life. In addition to these eco-friendly solutions, we’re also researching ways to use our old batteries as resources for new ones, which allows us to close the loop.
Accessibility & inclusion
We build social projects to transform communities. Our umbrella program Helping to Help supports organizations and the people who work every day to make our cities a better place. We offer free and subsidized rides, give Dott employees the opportunity to volunteer, and encourage riders to lend a helping hand. Our internal Ride Your Future initiative also provides vocational training for in-house ground teams, giving them a stronger position in the market.