Despite controversial funding of climate deniers and a management team with a fleet of jets, Google is leading the way on greening its energy supplies
What began as a research project for two Stanford Phd students in 1996 has now spread to every continent and practically every personal computer in the world. In less than two decades, Google has changed the way we use the worldwide web.
But the search engine and technology company doesn't want to stop at your computer or smart phone: it wants to change the way the world is powered.
Google stops short of bold proclamations about a grand vision for its sustainability
strategy. After all, founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page co-own a Boeing 767, nicknamed Google One, and together with executive chairman Eric Schmidt they are reported to share a fleet of eight private jets
with special landing rights at NASA's mothballed Moffat Field. The company has also drawn intense criticism for fundraising for climate deniers in Congress.
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