Sustainability Index for Cloud Infrastructure and Datacenter Providers Vendor Profile: Microsoft

Sustainability Index for Cloud Infrastructure and Datacenter Providers Vendor Profile: Microsoft

This IDC Vendor Profile provides a detailed view of Microsoft's performance in IDC's European sustainability framework. It examines three areas:The vendor's environmental, social, and governance (ESG) achievementsThe vendor's social and environmental sustainability portfolio of products and solutions to help customers on their sustainability journeysThe vendor's altruistic activities aimed at providing technology solutions and skills for good causesThe document presents Microsoft's performance against 150+ parameters contained in IDC's Technology for Sustainability and Social Impact (TSSI) framework for cloud infrastructure and datacenter service providers. It identifies the areas in which Microsoft outperforms the industry average and provides a view of the vendor's best practices.IDC selects vendors for profiles based on their overall sustainability performances measured against our criteria, their proactivity on sustainability issues, and their provision of information in a transparent manner.These vendors have been assessed for the purposes of our analysis: AWS, Beyond, Colt Datacenter Services, Eco Datacenter, Equinix, Google, Green DC, IBM, IONOS, IronMountain, Microsoft, NTT Global Datacenters, Orange, OVH, Salesforce, Scaleway, ServerHouse, Telefonica, and Telenor.

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IDC Opinion
In This Vendor Profile
Situation Overview
Introduction to IDC's Technology for Sustainability and Social Impact Index Framework
Tech Vendor Performance
Technology as an Enabler
Company Overview
Company Strategy
Microsoft's Overall Performance Against IDC's TSSI Index
Pillar One: Tech Vendor Performance
Social Sustainability
Supply Chain for Company Operations
Operational Sustainability
Environmental Sustainability
Pillar Two: Technology as an Enabler
Energy Sources for Datacenter
Datacenter Energy Efficiency and Overhead
Circular Economy-Hardware Efficiency
Pillar Three: Tech4Good
Solutions for Good
Donations and Volunteering
Good for Local Communities
Future Outlook
Cloud Delivery: A Powerful and Innovative Technology
Sustainability-Related Priorities
The Business Opportunity of Sustainability
Essential Guidance
Advice for Microsoft
Expand the Scope of Cloud for Sustainability Tools
Evangelize the Supply Chain
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