Accelerating the shift to net zero
Get informed about COP26, the UN conference where public and private sectors tackled solutions for a net-zero carbon economy.
Collaborating for climate solutions
As moderators, guest speakers, and panelists, see how Microsoft helped move the needle faster at COP26.
Watch on demand: Is net zero really possible?
Hear from Microsoft Chief Environmental Officer Lucas Joppa, Canada’s former Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Catherine McKenna, and other leaders about what net zero means, our current progress, and critical next steps.
Mission Innovation, Breakthrough Energy boost public-private collaboration
Find out how the two initiatives are approaching shared goals, expanding into new focus areas, and increasing funding for R&D and demonstration of critical, marketable, affordable clean energy solutions.
Learn from our work in carbon removal
In the journal Nature, Microsoft Chief Environmental Officer Lucas Joppa, his team, and other leading experts shared how we must define net zero, standardize how we measure it, and improve carbon removal markets for a net-zero economy.
2021 UN Climate Action Award: Climate Neutral Now
We’re honored to be recognized for our carbon neutrality that dates to 2021 and our commitment to removing all the carbon we’ve emitted, either directly or through our electrical consumption, by 2050.
The Future is Watching: Top executives talk with John Kerry
In October, Microsoft President Brad Smith and other corporate leaders joined the climate ambassador John Kerry to discuss the importance of a successful COP26 to our collective outcome.
Renewables giant SSE harnesses AI to protect ecosystems
With 4 gigawatts of wind and hydro power and plans to triple its output, SSE has a large stake in helping the UK reach net zero. Discover how the company is using Azure AI and data visualization to monitor nearby animal populations.
Decarbonizing at pace—one big move for Rolls Royce
See how the iconic manufacturer is tackling carbon emissions in transport with Microsoft Azure. The company’s intelligent engine platform automates and consolidates analytics to run 100+ simulations at once, in near real time.
Anglian Water is helping 6 million customers “love every drop”
Azure-based smart metering helps this water and recycling service provider scale its ambitious water conservation work while raising awareness among customers.
Recycleye: Revolutionizing waste management at scale
Of 2 trillion tons of waste produced yearly, only 8 percent gets recycled. Learn how Recycleye is changing this with robotics and AI-driven waste sorting and limitless scale on Azure.
The Ocean Cleanup: Sustainably removing plastic waste from waterways
Find out how this nonprofit uses Azure AI and Machine Learning and solar-powered equipment to identify and remove river pollution before it reaches oceans.
Imazon slows rainforest deforestation by using machine learning
With its risk model algorithm integrated in Azure, Brazilian research firm Imazon detects more rainforest risks, simulates future scenarios, and helps stop loss events, like forest fires, before they happen.
Introducing Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability
Preview the extensible solution that helps you record, report, and reduce the environmental impact of your enterprise and value chain.