Accelerating global progress to create a more sustainable future
Operating to drive global change
We’ve been setting a price on carbon that is charged across the company since 2012. With the funds collected from this internal carbon tax, we have reduced energy consumption, increased our purchasing of clean energy, and invested in offset projects for the carbon we can’t reduce or replace. In 2017, Microsoft pledged to reduce its operational carbon emissions 75 percent by 2030 and is on target to achieve this goal.