We're increasing our carbon fee as we double down on sustainability

Since 2009, Microsoft has made and met a series of commitments to reduce our carbon footprint. While we've made progress toward our goal of cutting our operational carbon emissions by 75 percent by 2030, the magnitude and speed of the world's environmental changes have made it increasingly clear that we must do more. And we are taking new steps to do just that.

This week we announced that we will nearly double our internal carbon fee, an internal tax, to $15 per metric ton on all carbon emissions.

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