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Microsoft makes an ongoing effort to address global environmental challenges and reduce the company's environmental footprint. Below you will find news, press coverage and case studies related to Microsoft and environmental issues.

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Cloud Cuts Carbon Emissions: Feature StoryArticle
Microsoft, the Smithsonian Institution and TakingITGlobal Announce Worldwide Program for Teachers and Students to Use Technology to Address Global Environmental IssuesArticle
Cloud Computing Helps Scientists Study BiosphereArticle
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Tasmanian Polytechnic: Education Network Gains Flexibility, Fosters Green Habits by Adopting New IT PlatformCase Study
Sprint Nextel: Sprint Estimates Savings of $1.3 Million Through Centralized Power Management of PCsCase Study
Carbon Disclosure: Project Helps Combat Climate Change Using Online QuestionnaireCase Study
Warren and Mahoney: A flexible, reliable system that reduces carbon footprints – a win-win for everyone!Case Study
Belgacom: Goes Green, Reducing Costs and Carbon Footprint with Unified CommunicationsCase Study
Vancity Credit Union: Credit Union Optimizes Infrastructure to Gain Efficiency, Attain Carbon-Neutral StatusCase Study
Banque de Luxembourg: Private Bank Virtualizes Data Centers for IT, Business, and Environmental Benefits Case Study
Continental Airlines: Continental Airlines Bets on Operating System Upgrade for Reduced IT and Energy CostsCase Study
Indiana University: University Improves Service Availability, Reduces IT Workload with Virtualization Case Study
LyondellBasell: Rolls Out Real-Time Web Dashboard to Monitor and Manage EmissionsCase Study
Seventh Generation: ERP Solution Helps Global Distributor Manage Environmental PerformanceCase Study
One Great Idea Highlight: How the Cloud Changes Everything: How cloud computing is revolutionizing companies' ability to manage and visualize information about climate and other environmental issues.Video
Microsoft Campus Tour - Connector: Microsoft's corporate campus transit system is reducing traffic in the greater Seattle area by over ten million car miles each year.Video
Microsoft Campus Tour - Dining: Microsoft employees are helping to reduce campus waste in the US by using compostable plates and utensils. The move to compostables reduced its cafeteria waste by 50%.Video
Rob Bernard, Microsoft Chief Environmental Strategist: Microsoft's first Chief Environmental Strategist talks about the company's environmental efforts.Video
Craig Mundie on the Environment: Craig Mundie, chief research and strategy office for Microsoft, discusses how research can help solve big environmental problems.Video
Rob Bernard on the Environment: Rob Bernard, chief environmental strategist for Microsoft Corp., discusses the company’s commitment to environmental initiatives.Video
Environmental Sustainability in Microsoft’s Datacenter OperationsVideo
Environmental Sustainability @ Microsoft YouTube ChannelVideo
Whitepaper: Making Cities Energy Smart - Leveraging the cloud to accelerate the energy efficiency of citiesWhitepaper
Lifecycle Analysis Whitepaper: Is cloud computing also "greener" computing?Whitepaper
Whitepaper: Power Management Improvements in Windows 7Whitepaper