5 Ways Big Tech Can Impact Clean Energy Transitions

  • In the past decade, the two key indicators have been the influence of big tech companies on international stock markets and CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere.
  • Due to big tech’s substantial financial footprint coupled with a significant social and scientific impact, these companies play a crucial role in meeting the challenge of climate change.
  • Big tech companies are considered the trend-setters in the industry and therefore, the zero emission goals set by them serve as an exemplar for the rest of the economy to follow.
  • The energy and emissions profile of big tech companies depend on individual business models. But they are major purchasers of renewable energy, increasing their influence on clean energy transitions.

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