Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the need to make sustainable lifestyle choices in the face of the climate crisis. At the same time, companies and decision-makers with larger economic footprints and purchasing power are responding to this consumer demand while recognizing the business case for decarbonization.
Technology companies in particular have become leaders in reducing energy use and investing in low- and no-carbon energy generation to power their business operations. These same companies have also developed consumer devices that facilitate climate-friendly choices. Tackling the many causes of the climate crisis means reducing emissions wherever possible, and by enabling consumers to take part in this movement—and leading the way on carbon-free power purchases—the tech industry could make meaningful impacts across the entire economy.
We’re all facing the reality of the climate crisis
It is widely understood that the climate crisis is already having profound effects on the global economy and public health, and these will only intensify over time. Extreme weather events are becoming more common and will continue to affect infrastructure and day-to-day life for millions around the globe. With such wide-reaching implications, consumers and businesses are equally incentivized to take action. […]