Microsoft announces cutting-edge data and AI solutions for sustainable organizations

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Microsoft Cloud for sustainability

Microsoft is revolutionizing the landscape of sustainability with its latest offerings in data and AI. Today, the tech giant introduced a suite of powerful tools within the Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability, empowering organizations to accelerate their journey toward a greener, more responsible future.

Key Highlights

Launched in May 2023, Microsoft Fabric unified analytics platform now features pre-built ESG data models, connectors, and reporting, slashing time to insights and progress. Imagine turning mountains of sustainability data into actionable intelligence – that’s Fabric’s superpower.

AI Copilot: Your Sustainability Decision-Making Partner:

  • Generative AI and natural language queries power Copilot within Microsoft Sustainability Manager. Ask questions, get answers, analyze data for carbon and water reduction opportunities, and even draft reports – all in seconds. Organizations can ask Copilot questions, and Copilot will work across Microsoft Sustainability Manager to:
    • Quickly analyze environmental data and surface reduction opportunities in areas like carbon and water use, saving work and time.
    • Talk to sustainability data — ask questions and retrieve answers quickly.
    • Draft sustainability preparatory reports, reducing time and freeing up resources to focus on other priorities.

Intelligent Insights: Dive Deeper into Emissions Data:

With Intelligent insights in Microsoft Sustainability Manager, organizations get an?integrated and interactive AI model enabling deeper analysis of calculated emissions data. It can be used for the following:

  • See where their data needs cleaning or where more complete data is needed.
  • Scan the organization’s data to identify both short- and long-term reduction opportunities.
  • Fine-tune decisions based on historical trends, seasonality and data anomalies.

Streamline Supplier Sustainability with Ease:

  • ESG Value Chain Solution in Microsoft Sustainability Manager, now generally available, simplifies data collection for suppliers and offers a secure, streamlined process. Run advanced analytics on your entire value chain in one place, and discover hidden emissions reduction potential.

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