18 Apr '17, 12pm

Salesforce Goes Net Zero Decades Early, Strives for 100% Renewable Energy

In 2015, Salesforce made a commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions across its global footprint by 2050. Last week, the software company hit that target 33 years early. What’s more, Salesforce can now boast a “carbon neutral cloud.” This takes the pledge a step further, going beyond the emissions directly linked to the company’s operations and energy use, to the emissions embedded in manufacturing servers, operating data centers and accessing the Salesforce’s platform through customers’ personal devices. “Our customers can now rest assured that when they use Salesforce they are carbon neutral as well,” said Patrick Flynn, senior director of sustainability at Salesforce, in an interview. The company worked with third parties to conduct a rigorous quantitative analysis on the emissions associated with Salesforce servers, offices and user activities in order to determi...

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