Build a sustainable future with Chrome OS

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Sustainable IT with Chrome OS

Discover the sustainability benefits of Chrome OS across the lifecycle of your computing devices.

Manufactured responsibly

Chrome OS partners such as HP, Acer and Lenovo make devices with sustainable principles, including using recycled materials, ocean plastics, recyclable packaging and low carbon emission manufacturing processes.

Consumed responsibly

Chrome OS devices are built with efficient power management capabilities that enable as much as 46% less energy consumption* than comparable competitor devices.

Reused responsibly

Chrome OS Flex is the sustainable way to modernise PCs and Macs that you already own, making them up to 21% more energy efficient.**

*Sutton-Parker, J. (2020), ‘Determining end user computing device Scope 2 GHG emissions with accurate use phase energy consumption measurement’. 1877-0509. Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Science Direct, Elsevier B.V.

**Sutton-Parker, J. (2022), ‘Quantifying greenhouse gas abatement delivered by alternative computer operating system displacement strategies’. Pre-Print for Science Direct. Berlin, Germany: ResearchGate.

Doing our part to preserve our planet

Chrome OS supports Google’s mission to protect the environment and our planet alongside our customers, partners and larger communities.

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Contributing to a carbon-free future

Chrome OS was born in the cloud and introduced a modern, more sustainable way of computing, contributing towards Google’s climate action commitments.

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Conserving energy responsibly

Chrome OS is sustainable by design with built-in capabilities such as efficient charging, low power state loads and adaptive light control for optimised energy consumption.

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Reducing e-waste and prolonging device lifecycles

Chrome OS offers a modern computing experience through device sharing, durable components and eight years of OS updates. Chrome OS Flex extends the lifespan of PCs and Macs making them useful for longer.

Sustainability in enterprise tech resources

Chrome OS helps local UK government reduce carbon

Learn how local UK city councils use Chrome OS and Acer Chromebooks to reduce energy consumption by a third.

Chrome OS and partners push for sustainable future

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Discover how IT organisations are working to reduce the impact of tech on our planet, one device at a time.

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Find out how endpoint device choices contribute to the fight against climate change

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