What's new and planned for Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability

This topic lists features that are planned to release from April 2024 through September 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.

Analyze ESG performance against goals

Establish an accurate baseline for ESG performance, then track progress against goals.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Allocate sustainability data Users, automatically Sep 2024 -

Calculate sustainability footprint

See enhancements to calculating sustainability footprint features.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Import and calculate with product carbon footprint data Users, automatically - Apr 2024
Calculate insurance emissions Users, automatically Sep 2024 -
Report emissions with different calculations Users, automatically Jul 2024 To be announced
Comprehensively manage your energy portfolio Users, automatically Sep 2024 To be announced

Data integration and calculations

Streamline data ingestion and calculations.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Trace activity data for emissions records Users, automatically Mar 31, 2024 Jun 2024

Invest in ESG innovation

Make strategic investments to support your ESG strategy.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Enhance ESG insights with what-if analysis Users, automatically Apr 5, 2024 To be announced
Set carbon fee in Sustainability Manager Users, automatically Nov 1, 2023 Sep 2024

Provide data governance

Strengthen your digital foundation and capture the value of data to drive more sustainable outcomes.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Build framework for third party connectors Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 29, 2024 Jul 2024

Report impact and progress

Deliver more reliable reports about your sustainability impact and progress.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Determine if you need to restate sustainability metrics Users by admins, makers, or analysts Jul 2024 -
Report emissions for different regulatory standards Users, automatically Jul 2024 To be announced
  • You are able to opt into some features as part of early access on February 5, 2024, including all mandatory changes that affect users. To learn more, go to Early access FAQ.

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.