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Tech Companies Are Setting the Most Ambitious Net-Zero Goals

Wall Street giants and Big Pharma are trailing Silicon Valley, while Big Oil is way, way behind.

Microsoft had the best score when it came to BNEF rankings of huge companies and their pledges to achieve net-zero emissions.

Microsoft had the best score when it came to BNEF rankings of huge companies and their pledges to achieve net-zero emissions.

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Of the 10 largest U.S. companies by market value, only four have announced plans to reduce their emissions to net zero by 2050. As it turns out, they all happen to be technology companies: Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp., Amazon.com Inc. and Facebook Inc. Alphabet Inc.’s Google claims to have has already achieved the target, saying it’s been fully offsetting its emissions since 2007.