See how you can drive operational and cost efficiencies
Explore the environmental and cost benefits of Azure
Learn how much you can gain on your carbon reduction goals while lowering operating costs, running infrastructure more efficiently, and scaling as needed.
Speed progress with good migration planning
Accelerate your cloud adoption and sustainability with the Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure, a collection of tools, guidance, and best practices.
Track and report your cloud-based impact
Use the Emissions Impact Dashboard to calculate your organization’s emissions—and emissions you’ve already saved—related to using Azure and Microsoft 365 cloud services. Make more data-driven decisions about cloud usage.
Save on compute so you can prioritize sustainability
Achieve up to 85 percent savings over the standard pay-as-you-go rate when migrating Windows and SQL Server licenses with Azure Hybrid Benefit.2
Get more from your sustainability data
Make full use of your data investments
Better manage and improve your sustainability data with Azure Synapse and Azure Data Lake while saving up to 59 percent with Azure Synapse compared with competing solutions.3
Gain critical insights fast
Track sustainability metrics up to 14 times faster and pay 94 percent less than with other cloud providers.4
Connect your operations
Build and scale highly efficient operations with Azure IoT. Track and reduce energy usage in factories and buildings, monitor water and waste handling, and much more—all with built-in Azure security.
Azure Data Manager for Agriculture
Create a more sustainable future by innovating with agriculture data.
What’s next: energy innovations for a cleaner, cooler cloud
Liquid immersion cooling
Learn how new server cooling methods can help minimize the environmental impact of physical datacenters—reducing energy use while providing higher processing power.
Grid-interactive UPS batteries
Find out how small steps like implementing grid-interactive UPS batteries can make a big difference for meeting sustainability goals and reducing carbon footprint.
Cleaner fuels for power backup
See how switching from traditional diesel to less-carbon-intensive fuels to run datacenter backup generators helps to reach net-zero carbon emissions.
Evolving beyond an operational approach
Using Azure, you lend support for extensive efforts to make local impacts and improve environmental outcomes throughout the world.
New York utility transforms for the city’s better good
The Department of Environmental Protection aims to build a sustainable future for all New Yorkers. With Dynamics 365 and Azure, it improved efficiency, lowered costs, and improved the experience of employees and customers.
Digital bank helps customers track environmental impact
Flowe built an Azure-based open banking platform with features for not just finance but also sustainability—giving customers the ability to offset emissions, learn, and set goals.
Sustainable, trusted cloud in your region
Be future-ready with 200+ services backed by a highly available and agile network plus reimagined hyperscale and open-source hardware development—spurring innovation in more regions than any other cloud provider.
-  The results show that the Microsoft Cloud is between 22 and 93 percent more energy efficient than traditional enterprise datacenters, depending on the specific comparison being made. When taking into account our renewable energy purchases, the Microsoft Cloud is between 72 and 98 percent more carbon efficient. These savings are attributable to four key features of the Microsoft Cloud: IT operational efficiency, IT equipment efficiency, datacenter infrastructure efficiency, and renewable electricity procurement.
-  “Pay Less with Azure,” Microsoft.com, June 2021.
-  “Azure Data Explorer: Log and telemetry analytics benchmark,” Microsoft.com, August 2022.
-  Performance and price-performance claims based on data from a study commissioned by Microsoft and conducted by GigaOm in January 2019 for the GigaOm Analytics Field Test-H benchmark report and March 2019 for the GigaOm Analytics Field Test -DS benchmark report. Learn more.