Carbon trading at work

Microsoft  is introducing Carbon trading.  From 1 July we will be charged, along with all of our offices and data centres a fee for every ton of carbon we produce.     The revenue collected will be used to purchase Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and carbon offsets, allowing Microsoft to declare itself carbon neutral.

1 thought on “Carbon trading at work

  1. Hi John,

    This is great news, but can you help clear up if this is in the UK too. I thought the REC’s were a US scheme, whereas the Renewables Obligation Certificate (ROC), in the UK is the equivalent. I think!

    Does this mean MS are aiming to be carbon neutral across the globe or just in the US?


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