Microsoft cloud services for environmental issues will be the implementation of new policies
Environmental protection organization Greenpeace have large Internet companies such as Apple, Microsoft, Amazon cloud services criticised these companies use large amounts of coal for a large data center power. Today, Microsoft announced the plan, said it would reduce its impact on the environment. The company’s chief operating officer Kevin Turner announced at Microsoft’s official blog:
Microsoft will be collected within the company “within the new carbon fee”, which means Microsoft must be in funding Fund, carefully consider their use of energy. Designed to encourage “incentives to improve efficiency, increase renewable energy, reducing the impact on the environment”. Turner expressed the hope that Microsoft decides to encourage other large and small companies to address this important issue.
According to the Seattle Times report, Microsoft is working with a number of non-profit groups to discuss how to best use the new “carbon fee” to fund renewable energy and carbon offset project fund.