Carbon Commitments

Building a carbon-free future for all.

A European Google data center with wind turbines in the background.

In our founding decade, Google became the first major company to be carbon neutral. In our second decade, we were the first major company to match 100% of our annual electricity use with renewable energy. By 2030, we aim to be the first major company to operate on 24/7 carbon-free energy.

Moving towards carbon-free energy won’t be easy. Here’s how we’re leading at Google, supporting partners, and enabling everyone to be part of the solution to climate change.

Leading at Google

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Operating on carbon-free energy 24/7 by 2030

Wind Farm in Minco, Oklahoma.

Neutralizing our carbon emissions legacy

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Deploy $5.75B in sustainability bonds

Aerial photo of a vast solar array in a desert climate.

Enable 5 GW of new carbon-free energy in manufacturing regions by 2030

Supporting partners

A high aerial shot of a river flowing between a city on the left and a desert on the right.

Helping cities take action and reduce carbon emissions

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$4M committed in funding for ICLEI Action Fund

Two scientists measure agricultural plants in a green field.

(Image provided by Land Life Company)

Remove more carbon from the atmosphere with reforestation and better tree data

Autonomous sail boat as seen from water level with bright blue sky and sun in background at sunset.

(Image provided by Saildrone, Inc.)

Launch €10M Climate Impact Challenge to accelerate green recovery

Enabling everyone

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New tools for living more sustainably

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Creating opportunities for green jobs

Discover how we’re accelerating the transition to a circular economy

Learn more

Learn about Google’s ongoing support of water security and healthy ecosystems

See our commitments