January 2015

A Look Inside: Enabling Forest Protection and Education through Microsoft’s Offset Investments

As part of Microsoft’s commitment to carbon neutrality, we have selected a carbon offset portfolio which enables us to not only reduce our direct carbon emissions, but also delivers a range of benefits from biodiversity protection, to health and well-being improvements for families, to food security and job creation.  In this blog we consider how […]

EPA Recognizes Microsoft as a Leading Green Power Purchaser

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Microsoft on its list of the largest green power users; and has ranked the company at number two of the top 100 users in the nation. As the EPA reports, Microsoft currently purchases nearly 2.5 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually for its U.S. operations, which is […]