Green Blog

The Official Blog of Microsoft's
Environmental Sustainability Team

January, 2014

  • Microsoft Green Blog

    This Week in Sustainability: Smart Cities of the Future


    imageWhat makes a smart city? The term has become cemented in the lexicon as information technology continues to play an increasingly important role in the life of cities, especially as the smart grid becomes more prevalent. For instance, consider that 37 million smart meters were installed in the U.S. in the last six years alone. Read on to learn more about five predictions on how smart cities will change in the future and a list of ten countries that have the most balanced energy systems.

  • Microsoft Green Blog

    Will ICT Transform Resource Use in 2014? Five Sustainability Predictions for 2014

    2013 was a busy year for sustainability activities: more companies purchased more green energy, we saw advances in wind and solar penetration and efficiency, “natural capital” became a better defined and more prominent phrase, and environmental...
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