2020 Environmental Sustainability Report
We are dedicated to leading a decade of ambition and action. Our ambition is clear, now we’re sharing our actions, results, and lessons learned.
Carbon negative by 2030, emission removal by 2050
Microsoft has announced ambitious goals to cut direct and supply chain carbon emissions by more than half by 2030, and remove all the carbon the company has directly emitted since its it was founded in 1975.
Using technology to build a more sustainable future
At Microsoft, we focus on the areas where we can have the greatest impact: carbon, ecosystems, water, and waste.
A $1 billion innovation fund
Our new Climate Innovation Fund will accelerate the global development of carbon reduction, capture, and removal technologies.
COP26: Shifting to net-zero carbon
Follow the international climate talks, where public and private sectors will level-up pledges for a net-zero economy and Microsoft will share lessons from our own journey.
Water positive by 2030
Microsoft will reduce our water use intensity, while replenishing and increasing water access in water stressed regions where we operate.
Managing water through proactive approaches
We’re creating and deploying tools and services to help address the world’s water challenges, including scarcity, pollution, and ocean health.
Better water management
Here’s how AI is helping secure water for your future.
The future of water
Why Microsoft thinks the future of water depends on the future of technology innovation.