Case Study: Smart Spaces (Smart Buildings)
Microsoft Leapfrogs Energy Innovation
How is a Tech Giant paving the way to a clean energy future?
With intelligent building management capabilities that reduces CO₂ emission by ~220 tonnes annually.
Microsoft accelerates energy breakthrough ambitions.
Microsoft is one of the largest multinational tech company in the world, with headquarters in Washington USA, operations and subsidiaries in >120 countries, and >168,000 employees worldwide. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services.
Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. The company believes technology can and should be a force for good and that meaningful innovation can and will contribute to a brighter world in big and small ways.
Microsoft is committed to being carbon negative by 2030.
To that end, Microsoft aims to continuously reduce its buildings’ energy consumption by 2% each year. It is also targeting to improve employees’ electric vehicle (EV) charging experience and office environment quality, as part of an initiative to encourage EV usage to reduce carbon emissions. To meet these objectives, Microsoft knew it needed innovative technologies and smart building solutions, in additional to its own innovative capabilities.
What Microsoft Achieved.
Envision Digital fast-tracked Microsoft’s net zero goals.