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11,000 Microsoft land use footprint is (100 percent of land use) acres 17, 26 8 of total land contracted to protect in FY21 (150 percent of land use) acres FY21 Our approach (continued) Our progress >17,000 acres In FY21, we contracted to protect more than 17,000 acres of land. This puts us on a path to exceed our commitment to protect more land than we use by more than 5,000 acres. >500 Planetary Co mputer users The Planetary Computer private preview released as planned in April 2021, with more than 500 users signed up and using the APIs and scalable compute. 24 petabytes of data We have made available 24 petabytes of data with more than 30 key environmental and Earth observation datasets to Azure in consistent, analysis-ready format that is freely available for use by anyone. 80 850+ grants Since its inception in 2017, our AI for Earth program has provided more than 850 grants to organizations working in 110 countries around the world, granting more than $20 million in Azure credits. Delivered new Planetary Co mputer a pplications We partnered with subject matter experts to use the power of the Planetary Computer to develop a growing set of applications that enable data-driven decision-making for the environment, ranging from conservation planning and forest risks to land cover and classificati on. Ecosystems C hart 1 Achieving our target of protecting more land than we use by 2025 In FY21, we contracted to protect more than 17,200 acres, which is 50 percent more than the land we use to operate. 18,000 16,000 14,000 12,000 10,000 8,000 6,000 4,000 2,000 0 Acres of land

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