Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability sheds light on environmental issues

Microsoft intends to help companies that need help executing their sustainability initiatives. As the tech giant moves forward in its efforts to reduce its environmental impact, it’s taking what it knows and giving it to everyone in the form of a cloud-based package companies can use to track the progress of their projects. own initiatives.

The package is designed to help companies track their carbon footprint and resource usage, as well as provide insight on how best to achieve their environmental goals. Here’s how the Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability package can help businesses, according to its announcement post:

  • CIOs will be able to easily report on IT carbon emissions from cloud, devices, and applications as part of their department’s environmental footprint. They will then be able to connect their emission data sources into a single view for reporting.
  • Companies will be able to offer their customers a sustainability dashboard to track progress against their carbon reduction targets, including scope 1-3 emissions (i.e. emissions from company-owned sources, emissions from purchased energy and all other emissions).
  • Customers will be able to identify specific emission zones and track whether they are meeting their emission reduction targets.

Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability is not just a tracking resource; it provides software-as-a-service (SaaS) components that will allow customers to gather insights, speed up data integration, ensure that reported numbers are accurate, and more. Microsoft says all of the above are just a few scenarios and examples highlighting the usefulness of its latest cloud package, hinting that it has other benefits that sustainability-conscious businesses can benefit from.

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