14 Mar '12, 2am

No more spreadsheets: Microsoft picks CarbonSystems to manage footprint

After an undoubtedly extensive evaluation, Microsoft this week selected CarbonSystems software to meet its sustainability and environmental reporting needs. This is an important win for CarbonSystems and illustrates that vendor leadership for sustainability software remains very much up for grabs. The deal also definitely puts to bed the notion that spreadsheets are sufficient to track sustainability data for large, global companies. Microsoft selected CarbonSystems’ Environmental Sustainability Platform as its new global standard for carbon emission tracking and management for its 600 facilities in 110 countries. “Microsoft is committed to measuring, transparently reporting, and minimizing the carbon footprint of our operations. We view CarbonSystems as a key part of our effort to achieve Microsoft’s business and environmental sustainability goals,” said Rob Bernard, chie...

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