What's new and planned for Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability

This topic lists features that are planned to release from October 2023 through March 2024. 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 and integration and calculations.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Trace activity data for emissions records Users, automatically Dec 2023 -
Estimate waste generation when data is unavailable Users, automatically Mar 2024 -
Build framework for third-party connectors Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Feb 2024 Mar 2024
Easily resolve and reduce data import errors Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 2024 Mar 2024
Restate emissions from previous cycles Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 2024 To be announced

Reporting, disclosure, and automated insights

Analyze and report environmental impact and sustainability progress.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
View emissions trends with Generated insights Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Nov 2023
Explore and plan data to meet CSRD requirements Users by admins, makers, or analysts Dec 2023 -
Use what-if analysis to forecast emissions Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 2024
Meet disclosure standards with expanded reporting Users by admins, makers, or analysts Feb 2024 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
Bring Project ESG Lake data into Sustainability Manager Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Dec 2023 -

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.