Accurately measure your gross carbon footprint
View the gross, location-based emissions that derive from your Google Cloud usage, providing transparency into emissions associated with your cloud applications. Your net operational emissions are zero.
Track the emissions profile of cloud projects
Monitor your gross cloud emissions over time by project, product, and region—giving IT teams and developers metrics that can help them improve their carbon footprint.
The dashboard data summary gives you a high-level overview of the gross carbon emissions from electricity associated with the usage of covered Google Cloud services for your account.
Automated exports and BigQuery
You can export your Carbon Footprint data to BigQuery in order to perform data analysis, create custom dashboards and reports, or include the data in your organization's emissions accounting tools.
Breakdowns by region, project, product, and month
You can segment your total gross carbon emissions according to Google Cloud service, project, region, and month for the selected billing account over all available months.
Gross emission reduction estimates
Carbon Footprint data is integrated with unattended project recommender, which provides you with estimates of the gross emission reductions you could achieve by removing idle projects.
Third-party review of Carbon Footprint methodology
We've published a review statement from third-party experts in sustainability consulting which concludes that Carbon Footprint's methodology is an appropriate way to calculate emissions from Google Cloud products, per the GHG Protocol.
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Carbon Footprint reporting methodology
Review the calculation methodology that Google Cloud uses to give our customers a report tailored to their specific gross carbon footprint.
Export your carbon footprint
Learn how to export your Carbon Footprint data to BigQuery or Sheets in order to perform data analysis and create custom dashboards and reports.
How to reduce your cloud carbon footprint
Read our best practices guide for building Google Cloud applications that have a minimal carbon footprint.