Our commitment to a planet-sized challenge

Microsoft is accelerating progress toward a more sustainable future by reducing our environmental footprint, accelerating research, helping our customers build sustainable solutions and advocating for policies that benefit the environment.

Over a decade of progress toward a more sustainable future

Since we first lowered our carbon emissions by 30 percent in 2009 with new business practices and cloud-enabled technology, Microsoft has made significant investments to improve our sustainability and reduce our carbon footprint.

Areas of focus

Across all the work we do, we strive to make the greatest impact in the following areas:


Carbon Ecosystem Water Waste