Microsoft has pledged to help protect the environment by reducing its carbon footprint.
From July 1st 2012 its data centres, software development labs and office buildings would all be carbon neutral, the firm announced.
Environmental groups have called on the technology industry to adopt more renewable energy sources.
Rivals Facebook and Google have pledged to move away from coal-powered data centres.
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