: Microsoft signs carbon removal deal with Indigo AG

Jun 20, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Microsoft has signed a carbon removal deal to purchase 40,000 agricultural soil-based carbon credits from Indigo AG's  third carbon crop, issued in February.

Brian Marrs, senior director of energy and carbon removal at Microsoft said: “Soil organic carbon restoration is vital to the future of food systems, economies, and climate change mitigation. We are pleased to collaborate with Indigo Ag to advance both the adoption of regenerative agriculture practices and the soil organic carbon scientific evidence base.”

Dean Banks, CEO at Indigo Ag, said: “Today’s announcement is a major milestone for Indigo’s Carbon program and our increasing range of ag-based sustainability solutions. Microsoft is a leader in corporate climate action, a highly influential player in carbon removals, and shares our commitment to support the transition to a more resilient and sustainable agriculture system.”