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Microsoft's Commitment to Carbon Removal and Reforestation

Not to be outdone, Microsoft has made significant strides in its climate action efforts, focusing on carbon removal and ecosystem restoration. The tech giant recently finalized agreements with Indigo Ag and BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group (TIG) to purchase carbon credits that promote sustainable agriculture and reforestation.

launched in 2019, farmers engaged in Indigo Ag’s carbon program have sequestered or abated nearly 300,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide. Through its partnership with Indigo Ag, delivering 40,000 tons of carbon credits, Microsoft will support regenerative agriculture practices among U.S. farmers, enhancing soil health and biodiversity while sequestering carbon dioxide. This initiative underscores Microsoft's commitment to achieving carbon negativity by 2030 and removing all historical emissions by 2050.

Additionally, In another groundbreaking deal, Microsoft's agreement with BTG Pactual TIG represents the largest-ever corporate purchase of carbon removal credits. valued at 8 million tons of carbon removal credits aimed at conserving and restoring forests across Latin America. This initiative not only contributes to climate mitigation but also supports biodiversity and community development in the region.

Microsoft is blazing a trail towards carbon negativity by 2030, spearheading a series of bold initiatives to reach this ambitious goal. Embracing renewable energy at scale, the tech giant is not only powering its operations sustainably but also investing in innovative projects dedicated to capturing and removing carbon from the atmosphere. This dual approach underscores Microsoft's commitment to reducing its environmental footprint while pioneering transformative solutions for a cleaner, greener future.

As these industry giants continue to implement their initiatives, we encourage you to stay tune for more updates and read more the about the initiative on carbon credits deals 


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