18 May '12, 1pm

Microsoft to go 100 Percent Carbon Neutral via @Earth911

Microsoft to go 100 Percent Carbon Neutral via @Earth911

On top of becoming entirely carbon neutral, Microsoft is also looking into making its Redmond, Wash. campus more energy efficient, saving the company $1.5 million next fiscal year. Photo: Microsoft One of the world’s largest corporations is about to make a huge swing toward going green. Just over a month remains for software giant Microsoft to meet its goal of becoming carbon neutral by July 1. Earlier this month, CEO Kevin Turner posted on the company’s official blog that Microsoft pledges to make all direct operations carbon neutral – including data centers, air travel, offices and software labs – at the beginning of the 2013 fiscal year, which begins in July. “Working on the issues of energy use and environmental change provides another opportunity to make a difference in the world. It’s the right thing to do. And it’s also an opportunity to promote positive change, as ...

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