Facebook and Google are becoming carbon neutral businesses, joining competitors Apple and Microsoft in committing to put no excess carbon into the atmosphere, both companies have independently announced. But the details of the two companies’ ambitions differs greatly. At Google, which first committed to going carbon neutral in 2007, the announcement sees the company declaring success in retroactively offsetting all carbon it has ever emitted, since its foundation in 1998. It has also committed to being powered exclusively by renewable energy by 2030.
Guardian 15th Sept 2020 read more »
Google has today unveiled a new wave of sustainability commitments, including high profile pledges to eliminate the company’s “carbon legacy” and ensure it can operate with entirely carbon-free energy by 2030 at the latest.
Business Green 14th Sept 2020 read more »