Salesforce released a report on ‘Trail to Net Zero for India’, which analyzes the economic and environmental gains from transitioning to cloud computing. The report assesses sentiments and insights from more than 1000 business managers in India on their readiness to address climate change.
The report provides a number of recommendations to policy makers to accelerate India’s trail to net zero including: developing cutting-edge climate technology, supporting ecopreneurs, increase investment in cloud, address sustainability skills gap, environment AI, leveraging AI for improved environmental outcomes and adopt a shared digital platform to track emissions.
The key insights from India, according to Salesforce, indicate:
●83% of respondents support a more ambitious target of net zero by 2050
●40% of respondents believe the government should be doing more to address climate change
●79% of respondents support the provision of subsidies and incentives to businesses for the development of renewable energy technologies
●63% believe that if a supplying business has a net zero target, then it would make them more likely to purchase their products or services
●58% think that achieving a net zero economy in India by 2050 will result in more jobs
●84% noted the importance of technology in achieving a net zero target
●The economic impact of businesses moving to the cloud could result in cost savings of USD 2.2 billion in 2022 and USD 24 billion between 2022 to 2030
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