Build a sustainable future with ChromeOS

An illustration features a leaf stalk, a yellow squirrel, a green bird, a light bulb, and a pinwheel around a laptop.

Sustainable IT with ChromeOS

Discover the sustainability benefits of ChromeOS across the lifecycle of your computing devices.

Manufactured responsibly

ChromeOS 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

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

Reused responsibly

ChromeOS Flex is the sustainable way to modernize PCs and Macs you already own, reducing electricity consumption and associated emissions by an average of 19%.**

*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

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

An illustration of an outlined puzzle piece with a cloud overlapping a second puzzle piece in green.

Contributing to a carbon-free future

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

An illustration of an energy source with a leaf sprouting from it in a circular motion.

Conserving energy responsibly

ChromeOS is sustainable by design with built-in capabilities like efficient charging, low power state loads and adaptive light control for optimized energy consumption.

An illustration of a laptop outline with a sprouting leaf stalk and a single leaf displayed on the screen.

Reducing e-waste and prolonging device lifecycles

ChromeOS offers a modern computing experience through device sharing, durable components and 8 years of OS updates. ChromeOS Flex extends the lifespan of PCs and Macs making them useful for longer.

Sustainability in enterprise tech resources

ChromeOS helps local council in the UK reduce carbon footprint

Learn how Kingston and Sutton Councils reduced their energy consumption by 32% with ChromeOS, Acer and Citrix.

ChromeOS and partners work towards a sustainable future

Read about how ChromeOS provides sustainable computing software and hardware through our ecosystem of partners and customers committed to driving systemic change.

Can cloud computing drive sustainability?

Discover how cloud computing is helping IT teams reduce emissions from data centres and devices.

Nordic Choice Hotels saves carbon and costs

Learn how the hotel group converted 2000 computers to ChromeOS in record time to recover from a major ransomware attack, and work towards their sustainability goals.

Download the whitepaper

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

* Required

Please enter a first name.

Please enter a last name.

Please enter a valid email.

Please enter a company.

Stable
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Industrial Goods & Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Non-profit
  • Professional & Business Services
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Software & Internet
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Other

This is required to help us route your request based on your industry.

Please enter a job title.

Stable

Please select a country.

+1

Please enter a valid value.

By submitting this form, I agree to share my personal information and acknowledge that the information I provide will be subject to Google’s Privacy Policy.

Thank you!

Thanks for your interest in sustainability with ChromeOS. View the paper for more information.

View PDF

Help us make your web experience even better

We'd like to ask a few questions to learn more about your experience with Chrome Enterprise.

It takes less than 1 minute to complete this survey.

Question 1 of 5

What brings you to the site today?

Please select a response.

Protect your privacy! Please do not include any personally identifiable information to your response.

Question 2 of 5

How would you describe your role in your company?

Please select a response.

Protect your privacy! Please do not include any personally identifiable information to your response.

Question 3 of 5

Company Size

Please select a response.

Question 4 of 5

Were you able to find what you were looking for today? Select all that apply.

Please select a response.

Protect your privacy! Please do not include any personally identifiable information to your response.

Question 5 of 5

Is there something that could have improved your experience on our website today? Select all that apply.

Please select a response.

Protect your privacy! Please do not include any personally identifiable information to your response.

Thanks, we appreciate your feedback!

Thanks, we appreciate your feedback!

Explore frequently asked questions or see how Chrome Enterprise helps others through customer stories.

Frequently Asked Questions Customer stories Customer stories