13 Apr '17, 5pm

Salesforce Slashes Emissions to Zero 33 Years Ahead of Schedule

Business Lorraine Chow 7h Salesforce Slashes Emissions to Zero 33 Years Ahead of Schedule U.S. cloud computing giant Salesforce announced two major sustainability milestones on Thursday. The San Francisco-based company has achieved net-zero greenhouse gas emissions—fulfilling a commitment it made in 2015—and is now providing a carbon-neutral cloud for customers. "The cloud runs on electricity, which today relies predominantly on fossil fuels , a major source of global emissions," Salesforce sustainability director Patrick Flynn wrote in a blog post . "As a cloud leader, we have a responsibility to help combat the adverse effects of climate change ." "Climate change impacts everyone—every individual, company, city and nation," Flynn wrote. "And its effects are compounded in the world's poorest regions, amplifying global inequality. Equality is a core value at Salesforce and...

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