Microsoft Recognized by EPA as Leading Green Power Purchaser

Last week, in my “Earth Day 2012: A progress report” blog post, I was happy to report that, through a combination of energy efficiency measures and an investment in high-quality externally verified renewable energy and carbon reduction projects, Microsoft met its goal of reducing our carbon emissions by at least 30 percent per unity of revenue below our 2007 baseline.

I write now to share that those investments in renewable energy and carbon reduction projects have also resulted in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) listing Microsoft third in its Top 50 list of the largest green power purchasers in the U.S.

To get the rest of this story, read today’s post on the Software Enabled Earth Blog.

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Chief Environmental & Cities Strategist, Microsoft