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Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability: Available for General Use Starting June 1

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Futurum principal analyst Shelly Kramer and Futurum junior analyst Lauren Kirkpatrick take a look at Microsoft’s upcoming release of Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability offering scheduled for GA on June 1st, and designed to help organizations accelerate their sustainability progress, regardless of where they are in their sustainability journeys.

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National Geographic Society and The Climate Pledge Collaborate on Climate Storytelling to Raise Awareness of the Global Climate Crisis and Potential Solutions

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Futurum principal analyst Shelly Kramer explores the collaboration between the National Geographic Society and The Climate Pledge to fund climate storytelling projects that address global climate change, with an emphasis on the power of storytelling to educate and inspire meaningful outcomes.

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Intel Pledges to Reduce its Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Net-Zero by 2040 for All Intel Facilities and to Lower Carbon Footprints of Intel Products and Platforms

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Futurum analyst Todd R. Weiss explores Intel’s bold new pledge to reduce its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2040 throughout its diverse global facilities, as well as its plans to work even harder to reduce the carbon footprints for the company’s technology products and services.

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Google’s iFixit Partnership Strengthens the Company’s Sustainability Initiatives and Addresses Customer Needs in the Process

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Futurum analyst Michael Diamond explores Google’s new partnership with iFixit and discusses how it ticks boxes on sustainability and working towards a more circular economy, affords the company with some potential to gain marketshare in the smartphone arena, and also helps better serve the needs of customers.

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Google Offices and Data Centers in the U.S. Share $9.5B in New Spending in 2022 as Google Expands Services and Pushes to Reach Carbon-Free Energy Usage Goals by 2030

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Futurum analyst Todd R. Weiss looks at Google’s plan to spend $9.5B in 2022 to improve Google offices and data centers even as many employees still work from home, and to deploy critical facilities upgrades aimed at helping Google reach its corporate carbon-free energy use goals by 2030.

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Honeywell Deepens Sustainability Goals, Commits to Science-Based Target to Reduce its Emissions In Line with Climate Science and Supports the Paris Climate Agreement

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Futurum analysts Todd R. Weiss and Shelly Kramer explore Honeywell’s latest moves to further its commitment to fight climate change by adopting broader sustainability and ESG goals, including getting help to continue to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at its facilities around the world.

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Alexa, Grow a Tree: Amazon Continues Its Global Sustainability Efforts to Celebrate Earth Month and Plant a Tree for $1 Through the One Tree Planted Project

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Futurum analyst Todd R. Weiss explores Amazon’s latest global sustainability effort — Alexa, grow a tree. Partnering with environmental charity One Tree Planted provides a clever and easy way for Amazon Alexa users to contribute $1 at a time to plant a critically-needed tree somewhere on the Earth.