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IoT for sustainability

Build a more environmentally sustainable future with Azure IoT.

Advance environmental efforts with Azure IoT

Reach your environmental sustainability goals and advance your conservation efforts with secure, globally scalable, and innovative IoT solutions. Reduce energy usage in your factory or building. Monitor the quality of your water output and decrease material waste spillage. Help prevent wildlife poaching and keep watch on endangered habitats.

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Meet your carbon reduction goals while saving on energy costs with Azure IoT solutions for smart buildings, supply chain optimization, and intelligent operations. Drive innovation and optimization in the energy industry with Azure IoT for energy managementCalculate the environmental impact of cloud-based carbon emissions.

Learn about Microsoft's goal to be carbon negative by 2030.

A Wide World water quality dashboard

Conserve water in business operations and building management by creating a water consumption monitoring application. Ensure that your water is clean with a water quality monitoring application.

A Wide World waste management dashboard

Minimize the amount of packaging, single-use containers, food scraps, and other waste products that your business contributes to landfills. Use sensor data from a container monitoring application to eliminate leakage of contaminating materials. Gain a clear view of waste accumulation and disposal with real-time data on fill levels, tilt, and other factors through a connected waste reduction and management application.

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Help conserve habitats, species, and natural resources that are critical to the future of our planet. Sensor data creates views into the health of ecosystems and enables solutions for crucial scenarios such as forest management, animal tracking, pollution prevention, and sustainable agriculture.

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Introduction to Project 15 from Microsoft

Protect our natural world. Watch this video to learn about Project 15 from Microsoft, an effort to reduce the cost, complexity, and time to deployment for sustainable solutions by connecting scientific teams with the technology they need to work on environmental challenges.

How to be a hero: Project 15 from Microsoft driving sustainability through IoT

We brightly shined our Project 15 "Elephant-Signal" and a host of heroes answered our call. In this video you'll hear from 2 Project 15 heroes who answered the call and what they, and others like you can do to help.

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Project 15 Open Platform

Accelerate conservation projects like animal tracking and observation, poaching prevention, ecosystem monitoring, and pollution detection.

Smart meter monitoring

Connect utility meters to the cloud to gain insights into consumption and preemptively detect outages.

Solar panel monitoring

Connect, monitor, and manage your solar panels to make energy generation more efficient.

Connected waste management

Monitor waste bins and dispatch field operators to maximize efficient waste collection.

Water consumption monitoring

Monitor and control water consumption to reduce cost and waste.

Water quality monitoring

Monitor water quality to improve health outcomes and environmental impact.

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Start building IoT solutions for animal tracking, poaching prevention, ecosystem monitoring, and other conservation efforts.

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