Microsoft talks about how its carbon offset strategy is delivering health benefits through efficient cookstoves and water filtration.

Microsoft’s Impact on Households through Offset Investments

As a direct result of our internal carbon fee and Microsoft’s commitment to carbon neutrality, our carbon offset strategy is not only reducing GHG emissions, but it is also helping us reach nearly 3 million people through projects which improve health, protect ecosystems and provide income and employment to local communities. As you saw here on the Microsoft Green Blog a few months ago, two of the projects we are contributing to in Madagascar and Indonesia are focused on ecosystem conservation and community development.

Today we’re taking you inside the home as we look at three projects which are using carbon finance to deliver health benefits while reducing GHG emissions through more efficient cookstoves and water filtration.

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