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Microsoft has been working to become more sustainable for more than a decade. We started our journey by focusing on optimizing our own operations for both carbon and costs. We are making progress towards our own bold commitments to become a carbon negative, water positive, zero waste company that protects more land than we use by 2030. We’re translating our experiences—both successes and setbacks—into helping our customers and partners with existing and new products, and we’re advocating for policy change to help us all move faster.

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Microsoft, Crown Estate Engage Budding Environmentalists in New Minecraft Education Worlds
Microsoft, Crown Estate Engage Budding Environmentalists in New Minecraft Education Worlds

1 day ago - The companies have collaborated on two new worlds aimed at engaging students on issues related to climate change and biodiversity; and to consider careers in areas such as engineering, sustainability and conservation.

WEF’s New Immersive Technology Hub to Address Climate Tipping Points
WEF’s New Immersive Technology Hub to Address Climate Tipping Points

1 week ago - Part of the Global Collaboration Village, leaders can now come together in the metaverse to experience and solve the deepening effects of the climate crisis.

Becoming a Regenerative Enterprise: Stories from the Field
Becoming a Regenerative Enterprise: Stories from the Field

1 month ago - At Biomimicry 3.8’s third annual Project Positive Summit, participants shared progress and groundbreaking new tools for raising the bar on ‘sustainability’ and demonstrating what regenerative design looks like in practice.

Study: Billions in Brand Value at Risk If Sustainability Perceptions, Performance Are Unaligned
Study: Billions in Brand Value at Risk If Sustainability Perceptions, Performance Are Unaligned

3 months ago - New research quantifies the financial value of sustainability perceptions for hundreds of the world’s biggest brands — and the substantial risks of not living up to them.

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Company Shareholders Vote to Examine More Climate-Beneficial Retirement Plans
Company Shareholders Vote to Examine More Climate-Beneficial Retirement Plans

9 months ago - Campbell's — and many other companies’ — current 401(k) options have employees investing millions in fossil fuels and deforestation through Vanguard, which has just announced it has left the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative.

Carbon Trust Teams Up with Tech Giants to Tackle Climate Impact of Connected Devices
Carbon Trust Teams Up with Tech Giants to Tackle Climate Impact of Connected Devices

1 year ago - The group will develop the industry’s first specification for measuring, accounting for and decarbonizing the emissions associated with consumer use of connected devices.

Alaska Airlines Aiming to Advance Low-Carbon Aviation Through Corporate Partnerships, Shared Learning
Alaska Airlines Aiming to Advance Low-Carbon Aviation Through Corporate Partnerships, Shared Learning

1 year ago - New program expands first-in-the-US agreement with corporate partners to reduce business travel emissions through sustainable aviation fuels.

Logitech, Nestlé, PepsiCo Among Founding Members of Design for Good Alliance
Logitech, Nestlé, PepsiCo Among Founding Members of Design for Good Alliance

1 year ago - The non-profit global alliance features nine organizations committed to dedicating the power of their design communities to addressing the UN SDGs — beginning with SDG 6: clean water and sanitation.

There’s an Opportunity for Purpose Leadership in the Metaverse Gold Rush
There’s an Opportunity for Purpose Leadership in the Metaverse Gold Rush

1 year ago - Companies getting into the gold rush of the metaverse can, like many before them in burgeoning industries, put profit first with little thought to the implications on society. Rarely have we been able to proactively factor in brand purpose and ESG planning into the early stages of an industry; and we have the unique opportunity to get it right this time around.

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Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund Propels Completion of LanzaJet’s First SAF Plant
Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund Propels Completion of LanzaJet’s First SAF Plant

1 year ago - The financing partnership will enable LanzaJet to bring its alcohol-to-jet, net-zero sustainable aviation fuels to commercial scale.

Trending: Tech Giants Laying Groundwork for More Diverse, Equitable Tech Economy in US
Trending: Tech Giants Laying Groundwork for More Diverse, Equitable Tech Economy in US

2 years ago - HP, HPE, Intel and Microsoft are launching the HBCU Technology Conference, to equip students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to excel in tech careers; while Apple has expanded its Racial Equity and Justice Initiative with $30M worth of new programs.

Survey: COVID-19 Is Intensifying Sustainability Challenges, But Not Derailing Corporate Action
Survey: COVID-19 Is Intensifying Sustainability Challenges, But Not Derailing Corporate Action

2 years ago - 2021 Sustainability Leaders Survey examines attitudes of nearly 700 experts from over 70 countries, reflecting on the pandemic’s implications for sustainable social and environmental development agendas — and who is perceived to be leading the charge.

Transform to Net Zero: What Collective Climate Action Looks Like, One Year On
Transform to Net Zero: What Collective Climate Action Looks Like, One Year On

2 years ago - In July 2020, Transform to Net Zero launched as a cross-sector initiative to accelerate the transition to a net-zero global economy, and inspire other global leaders to do the same. What does progress looks like one year on, and what happens next in the lead-up to COP 26?

Rethinking How Brands Engage Pride, Worldwide
Rethinking How Brands Engage Pride, Worldwide

2 years ago - As we exit Pride month and look to WorldPride in August, it’s apparent that we’re at an inflection point for purpose — one that requires consistent corporate action that positively impacts LGBTQIA+ people, no matter where they are in one’s workforce or world.

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More Corporate Giants Join Forces to Improve, Scale Business Investments in Climate Solutions
More Corporate Giants Join Forces to Improve, Scale Business Investments in Climate Solutions

2 years ago - Amazon, Disney, Google and Netflix are among the founding companies behind the Business Alliance for Scaling Climate Solutions (BASCS), to increase the scale and impact of business investment in climate solutions.

Microsoft, LinkedIn Expand Initiative to Enable More Inclusive, Skills-Based Tech Economy in US
Microsoft, LinkedIn Expand Initiative to Enable More Inclusive, Skills-Based Tech Economy in US

2 years ago - The companies have launched a variety of new tools and services aimed at fostering a more inclusive tech workforce in the US, with a specific focus on women and underrepresented minorities.

Electronics Giants, Global Orgs Launch Circular Electronics Partnership
Electronics Giants, Global Orgs Launch Circular Electronics Partnership

2 years ago - Cisco, Dell, Google and Microsoft are among the founding members of the alliance — which sees the biggest names in tech, consumer goods and waste management working together to enable a circular economy for electronics by 2030.

2020’s Top 10 Trends in Purpose — and What They Could Mean for You in 2021
2020’s Top 10 Trends in Purpose — and What They Could Mean for You in 2021

2 years ago - In the midst of all the unrest and uncertainty, where did we see innovation, progress and possibility in 2020? Porter Novelli analyzed a year’s worth of Purpose-driven news, activities, campaigns and announcements; and distilled our 10 need-to-know trends for today and tomorrow.

UN Business and Human Rights Forum, Day 3: Business Must Approach DEI Issues Through a Human Rights Lens
UN Business and Human Rights Forum, Day 3: Business Must Approach DEI Issues Through a Human Rights Lens

2 years ago - The irony at this Forum is that so much of the conversation is about abuses in company supply chains, often far outside company walls. However, race discrimination is also close to home — taking place every day within the companies themselves. 

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US Corporates, Governments, NGOs Join Global Push to Plant 1T Trees
US Corporates, Governments, NGOs Join Global Push to Plant 1T Trees

3 years ago - Healthy and resilient forests are a key part of efforts to combat the negative impacts of climate change. Studies have shown trees can reduce temperatures by 9 degrees and energy costs by $7.8 billion a year. 

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