In a step to reduce its carbon footprint, Google plans to run its offices and data centres on renewable energy by 2030.  

Reportedly, the company aims to be carbon-free. Only last year, they bought 1.6 gigawatts of renewable energy which is the biggest purchase for the same.

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Google happens to be the first major company to drop its lifetime net carbon footprint to zero by buying high-quality carbon offsets. 

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Not just that, they plan to fund tree planting, cutting deals with 500 governments all over the world in an attempt to reduce 1 gigaton carbon emissions per year by 2030. 

Sundar Pichai, the CEO of the company shared that: 

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The problem is so immense, many of us need to lead the way and show solutions. We’re one small player in this but we can set an example.
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If everyone does their bit, saving the planet will be a lot easier.