What's new and planned for Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability

This topic lists features that are planned to release from October 2022 through March 2023. Because this topic lists features that may not have released yet, delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released. For more information, go to Microsoft policy.

In the General availability column, the feature will be delivered within the month listed. The delivery date can be any day within that month. Released features show the full date, including the date of release.

This check mark ( ) shows which features have been released for public preview or early access and for public preview, early access, and general availability.

Data integration and calculations

Streamline data ingestion, integration, and calculations.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Access your scope 3 emissions via API Users by admins, makers, or analysts Jan 9, 2023 -
Connect to Blue Yonder with Azure Logic Apps connector Users by admins, makers, or analysts Feb 2023 Mar 2023
Record detailed audit trails Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jan 30, 2023 Mar 2023
Add custom dimensions to schema Users, automatically Feb 2023 Mar 2023
Use gates for controlling data transitions Users by admins, makers, or analysts Feb 2023 Mar 2023
Develop first-party framework for Azure Logic Apps framework Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Feb 2023 To be announced
Import data from different sources more quickly Users, automatically Mar 2023 To be announced
Proactively receive and resolve data import errors Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 2023 To be announced
Store water quantity and quality data Users, automatically Oct 31, 2022 To be announced
Develop third-party connectors with an Azure Logic Apps framework Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 2023 To be announced
Enter water measurement data in forms Users, automatically Mar 2023 To be announced
Import data from utility companies with the Urjanet connector Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 2023 To be announced
Ingest water quantity and quality data Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 2023 To be announced
Report scope 2 market-based method Users, automatically Mar 2023 To be announced

Lifecycle assessment

Create more sustainable products and services

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Claim forecasted, or ex-ante, carbon credits Users, automatically Mar 2023 To be announced

Smart facilities

Reduce the environmental impact of buildings, spaces, and equipment.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
View facilities sustainability data Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 2023 To be announced

System expansion and enhancement

This section lists enhancements and expansions for Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Sustainability Manager available in UK, APAC regions Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - Dec 1, 2022

Value chain visibility

Increase value chain transparency.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Report scope 3 category 12 emissions Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 2023 To be announced
Report scope 3 category 7 employee commuting Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 2023 To be announced

Description of Enabled for column values:

  • Users, automatically: These features include changes to the user experience and are enabled automatically.

  • Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically: These features are meant to be used by administrators, makers, marketers, or business analysts and are enabled automatically.

  • Users by admins, makers, or analysts: These features must be enabled or configured by the administrators, makers, or business analysts to be available for their users.

For a list of the countries or regions where Dynamics 365 business applications are available, go to the International availability guide. For more information about geographic areas and datacenters (regions), go to the Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform availability page.