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    Microsoft Operations Puerto Rico Retrofits to Improve Heat Efficiency

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    clip_image002Microsoft’s green initiatives span much farther than just our Redmond Campus and can be found across the globe. With facilities spanning across six continents, each location works hard to make its operations more green.

    Our office building in Puerto Rico is a perfect example. Led by facilities manager Wilson Toro, Microsoft Operations Puerto Rico has spent the past six months carefully examining how they can improve their operations. Wilson and his team found that replacing the office’s boiler represented the best return on investment. By replacing the basic, oversized boiler with an efficient heat machine, Microsoft Puerto Rico is poised to reduce its emission considerably.

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    Microsoft’s TJ DiCaprio Honored with EPA Climate Leadership Award

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    Last Thursday evening our very own TJ DiCaprio was awarded the Environmental Protection Agency Individual Climate Leadership Award for the work she has done to reduce carbon pollution and address climate change as Microsoft’s Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability. TJ was recognized for the role she has played in our internal carbon fee initiative.

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    Farm to Fork at Microsoft: Serving Great Food, Grown Locally

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    Our food choices have a significant impact on the environment. From the way our food is grown to the amount of transportation it takes to get it to our table, each step of the process leaves a footprint. And with Thanksgiving around the corner, this is...
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    This Week in Sustainability: Renewable Energy Storage and South Africa’s Carbon Tax

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    This week, Forbes wrote a piece on Greensmith, a small start-up making a huge difference in energy storage by combining both hardware and software to enhance storage of renewable energy sources like solar and wind. Globally, South Africa has announced its plan to start taxing carbon emissions beginning in January 2015, with the goal of cutting carbon emissions by 33 percent over the next decade.

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    Maximize your IT energy efficiency to save money—and the planet

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    Reducing WasteGovernment budgets are a lot like family budgets these days: there’s barely enough money to go around. In our house, we flip the light switch off to save money and energy, and there’s no reason why governments can’t do the same.

    Here are three ways that the public sector can “flip the switch” to reduce waste, get energy efficient, and save money. These strategies can not only reduce your energy expenditures but also potentially reduce your...

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