Emissions are up 60%
New Zealand’s net emissions have grown by 60% since 1990 – one of the fastest growth rates in the world.
32% will miss net zero
Most organisations have committed to net zero by 2050, but almost a third are expected to miss their targets.
62% are short on sustainability skills
Most organisations lack the in-house expertise they need to put their sustainability strategies into practice.
61% are failing to invest in sustainable tech
72% of business leaders say innovation is key to sustainability – but less than half are investing in the necessary technology.
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Most of New Zealand’s organisations have committed to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. But how are they tracking against their goals? Where are they excelling? What roadblocks are they facing? How do sectors compare? And what steps do climate experts and sustainability consultants recommend they take to accelerate their paths to net zero?Download report
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Fight on the beaches
Sustainable Coastlines is leading the charge to clean up ocean waste – and the answer is people and technology.Read more
Painting our towns green
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The green gap is real
Microsoft’s Russell Craig tells how we can turn our good intentions on climate change into effective action.Read more
Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability
Record your footprint, connecting data to discover emissions across your organisation. Report your wins, communicating your environmental progress in near real time. Reduce your emissions, with insights on how to make lasting change. Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability is now available for preview.Watch overview Try for free
At Microsoft, we are working to remove the equivalent of all our historic carbon emissions by 2050. It’s an audacious goal and we don’t have all the answers, but we hope that by sharing our story – the why and how of what we do – we can support other organisations to achieve their own sustainability goals.Our journey
Innovate for net zero
Find out how Microsoft technology can accelerate your organisation’s sustainability journey.Learn more
Practise responsible procurement
Verify the sustainability of your technology supply chain with Microsoft Devices Sustainability Report.Download the report