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 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

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 like efficient charging, low power state loads and adaptive light control for optimized 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 8 years of OS updates. Chrome OS Flex extends the lifespan of PCs and Macs making them useful for longer.

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Chrome OS helps local council in the UK reduce carbon footprint

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

Chrome OS and partners work towards a sustainable future

Read about how Chrome OS 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

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