Microsoft: Sustainability FAQs

Posted on Wednesday 07 February 2024

Microsoft have completed IAB UK's Environmental Sustainability FAQs, designed to make environmental credentials more accessible and improve the focus of the industry


Section 1 – about your company

Response

Company name

Microsoft

Number of UK employees

250+

Number of global employees

1000+

Company type

Platform

Person accountable for environmental sustainability

MJ DePalma

Section 2 – company energy usage

Response

Category of emissions measured eg. Scope 1, 2 and 3

Scope 1

Scope 2

Scope 3

Reduction strategies in place for energy use

Find out more here

Environmental sustainability policies, schemes or initiatives in place

Business travel
Recycling (everyday e.g bottles and cans)
Travel to work
Working from home

Website hosting
 

Percentage of energy usage from renewable sources

Don't know

Publicly available documents related to above

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Carbon offsetting scheme used Find out more here
Amount of CO2E offset in 2022 Find out more here
Environmental sustainability questions included in procurement activities Yes

Company's environmental sustainability objectives

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Section 3 - industry initiatives

Response

Industry certifications or initiatives

IAB UK group
IAB Europe Group
IAB Tech Lab Sustainability Working Group

Sustainable Energy for All

Training or engagement programmes for employees Sustainability in Action learning path empowers all employees to become sustainability champions. It provides the foundational knowledge needed to help them accelerate Microsoft’s sustainability goals in carbon, water, waste and ecosystems and make sustainability part of their daily work and life.

 

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