Friday, May 18, 2012

Software Giant Announces Significant Sustainability Initiative

Microsoft announced its commitment to achieve “carbon neutrality” in energy use during the next fiscal year. The company will challenge each business unit, across 100 countries, to improve energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions, and increase use of renewable energy. Carbon emissions fees levied on the business units responsible for emissions will fund the purchase of renewable energy and carbon offsets. Microsoft already met a previous goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 30% per unit of revenue between 2009 and 2012. Read more »