Microsoft to erase its carbon footprint, past and future, in climate push

Microsoft Chief Environmental Officer Lucas Joppa speaks as the company announces plans to be carbon negative by 2030 and to negate all the direct carbon emissions ever made by the company by 2050 at their campus in Redmond, Washington, U.S., January 16, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Thursday set a new ambition among Fortune 500 companies in addressing climate change, pledging to remove as much carbon as it has emitted in its 45-year history. The focus on clearing carbon from the atmosphere sets Microsoft’s climate goals apart from other corporate pledges which have focused on cutting […]

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