What's new in Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability February 2024

Important

Some or all of this functionality is available as part of a preview release. The content and the functionality are subject to change.

The February 2024 release of Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability includes the following updates.

New features

Feature Description Expected release date
Water sustainability features in Microsoft Sustainability Manager General availability. February 13, 2024
Waste sustainability features in Microsoft Sustainability Manager General availability. February 13, 2024
Report generation with Copilot in Sustainability Manager Create a report using natural language with Copilot. February 13, 2024
Data query with Copilot in Sustainability Manager Query data with Copilot. February 13, 2024
Generate calculation models with Copilot in Sustainability Manager Create calculation models using natural language with Copilot. February 13, 2024
Business unit data import Import data into a different business unit. February 1, 2024

Updates

Feature Update Expected release date
Create goals You can now enter manual target values as a percentage of your Baseline value. For example, if your Baseline value is 100,000 and you set Percentage of baseline value to 50, the Target value field automatically fills in 50,000. February 1, 2024
Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability data model The Cloud for Sustainability data model now includes product carbon footprint entities, so you can import product carbon footprint data into Sustainability Manager. Changes in the UI allow you to view and analyze the data. February 1, 2024
Water quantity entity in the Cloud for Sustainability water data model Two new fields in the Water quantity entity support storing cost values that allow you to track, analyze, and generate insights based on the cost incurred for water operations. These fields are Cost and Cost unit. If you enter a value in Cost, Cost unit becomes a required field. Cost unit is a lookup into the Unit table and allows you to enter cost values in different units. February 29, 2024

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