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Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the world’s largest software company. Its products include operating systems, office applications, cloud-based solutions, software development tools, video games, computer devices and AI. Microsoft Azure is a leading cloud provider with data centres worldwide. Microsoft also owns the professional networking site LinkedIn and the developer portal GitHub. In 2021, sales outside the US accounted for almost half the company’s revenues.

Ranking position
#5 /200
Total score
62.6 /100
Measurement area Score (0-2) Rank (0-200)


0.8 /2 #48


1.0 /2 #25


1.4 /2 #15


1.9 /2 #2

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1.2 /2 #10
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Redmond, WA, USA
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Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Fiscal year
Ends 30 June
Group revenue
US$ 168,088 millions (FY2021)
Group employees
181,000 (FY2021)
Emission data
4,868,901 tCO2 (S1+S2 LB)
Electricity consumption
12,969,393 MWh (FY2021)
Company filing name
Microsoft Corporation

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