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  • Cover Image Of Fitbit Ace LTE Product Environmental Report

    2024 Watches

    Fitbit Ace LTE Product Environmental Report

    This report details the environmental performance of the Fitbit Ace LTE over its full life cycle, from design and manufacturing through usage and recycling.

  • Cover Image Of Pixel Tablet Product Environmental Report

    2024 Laptops

    Pixel Tablet Product Environmental Report

    This report details the environmental performance of the Pixel Tablet over its full life cycle, from design and manufacturing through usage and recycling.

  • Cover Image Of Pixel 8a Product Environmental Report

    2024 Phones

    Pixel 8a Product Environmental Report

    This report details the environmental performance of the Pixel 8a over its full life cycle, from design and manufacturing through usage and recycling.

  • Cover Image Of Improving Energy Data Access and Transparency for the Clean Energy Transition Report

    2024 Net-zero carbon

    Improving Energy Data Access and Transparency for the Clean Energy Transition

    This paper discusses the importance of energy data access and standardization to enable more accurate carbon footprint measurement and management and provide needed transparency to accelerate progress towards a clean energy future.

  • Cover image of Google & Repairability

    2024 Circular economy

    Google & Repairability

    This white paper outlines Google's viewpoint on Right to Repair legislation, a short description of Google's current repair capacities, and how R2R can advance Google's overall sustainability efforts.

  • A green tree against a black background

    2023 General

    Accelerating Climate Action with AI

    Co-published by BCG and Google, this report provides policymakers, corporate decision makers, and climate leaders with a clear and concise understanding of the role that artificial intelligence (AI) can play in climate action. More specifically, the report highlights AI's significant potential to help address our environmental challenges, sheds light on climate-relevant AI risks, and offers policymakers a streamlined framework for desirable policy outcomes. Throughout the report, we share examples of successful early applications of AI for climate and of instances in which policymakers have already taken the initiative to enable, promote, or guide the use of AI for climate action across sectors.

  • Cover image of the Restricted Substances Specification

    2023 Supplier responsibility

    Restricted Substances Specification

    This report describes our efforts towards the elimination of hazardous chemicals in all Google branded consumer products, accessories, manufacturing processes, and retail packaging.

  • Cover image of The Corporate Role in Accelerating Advanced Clean Electricity Technologies

    2023 Net-zero carbon

    The Corporate Role in Accelerating Advanced Clean Electricity Technologies

    This paper discusses the importance of advanced clean electricity technologies to creating secure, reliable, carbon-free electricity systems, and argues that companies can play a catalytic role by directing some of their clean energy purchases and investments to support the commercialization of these technologies.

  • Cover image of the Pixel 8 Pro Product Environmental Report

    2023 Phones

    Pixel 8 Pro Product Environmental Report

    This report details the environmental performance of the Pixel 8 Pro over its full life cycle, from design and manufacturing through usage and recycling.

  • Cover image of the Pixel 8 Product Environmental Report

    2023 Phones

    Pixel 8 Product Environmental Report

    This report details the environmental performance of the Pixel 8 over its full life cycle, from design and manufacturing through usage and recycling.