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Globally carbon neutral

Since 2012, our global operations have been 100 percent carbon neutral — a commitment spanning operations in more than 100 countries.

Operating to drive global change

By operating carbon neutral, Microsoft has changed the way it operates. We have reduced energy and emissions, bought clean energy to cover what we can’t reduce and invested in offset projects for the carbon we can’t reduce or replace. These efforts are funded by our internal carbon fee, which charges all our business groups for their carbon footprint.

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Our carbon stories

Learn more about our commitment to a carbon neutral future.

Carbon principles

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Beyond carbon neutral

Learn more about the next phase of our carbon program.


Carbon details

Take a deeper dive into our sustainability efforts.