Devices safety and eco
The sustainability of our products begins with their design.
Learn about our latest progress, challenges, and learnings to accelerate global progress towards our corporate 2030 commitments.
We believe digital transformation of the global economy can make a difference and help address challenges underlying the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Devices responsible sourcing
We work to ensure our suppliers uphold high standards for responsible and ethical business practices.
Microsoft devices fulfill strict environmental criteria including, but not limited to, compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
Materials and substances
When we have concern over a chemical’s potential for damage to health or the environment, we believe actions should be taken to gather and assess additional data.
Microsoft complies with laws and policies to ensure safety for employees, customers, and the public. See our Product safety warnings and instructions guide for more information.
Microsoft complies with global substance restriction, battery marking, consumer information, and transportation and recycling requirements.
We work to improve energy-saving features throughout our hardware product portfolio to help our customers save energy.
Environmental management system
We utilize an internationally recognized framework known as ISO 14001 that establishes a process for entities to manage and continuously improve their environmental performance.
Packaging for Microsoft products meet heavy metal restrictions, labelling, and essential requirements regarding packaging optimization, manufacturing, composition, recovery, and reuse.
Cloud responsible packaging
We ensure that Microsoft cloud infrastructure hardware packaging meets global requirements and creates minimal environmental impact.
We work with recycling companies and supply chain partners to manage the end-of-life process. Find out where to recycle products, batteries, and packaging.