We funded the installation of a rooftop solar system at our Birmingham, UK, facility that is expected to meet 20% of the site’s electricity needs.
We launched new programs including the Sustainability Leadership Summit, the Sustainability Tech Partner Program and Sustainability Consulting Practice.
We committed $23,280,000 in philanthropic funding from Autodesk and the Autodesk Foundation.
“Autodesk technology is the digital foundation of the built environment, industrial production and media and entertainment sectors. Our ability to enable better, sustainable outcomes through our tools is a responsibility we take very seriously. As the world’s premier Design & Make platform, we have a consequential opportunity to support the creation of a better world for all.”
- Andrew Anagnost, President and CEO, Autodesk
British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the UK’s national polar research institute, needed to sustainably replace six existing buildings that had reached their end of life. But numerous construction challenges arise in such an extreme climate.
Image courtesy of British Antarctic Survey
Mountain bike parts manufacturer PEMBREE is using Makersite add‑on for Fusion 360 to estimate the environmental impact and cost of its design choices.
Image courtesy of PEMBREE
Through our $1 million donation to Howard University, and our continued relationship, we hope to support more opportunities for the next generation of talented Black engineers.
Image courtesy of Howard University
Our programs not only reduce our own footprint, but also enable us to thoughtfully engage with our customers and partners on their own sustainability journeys.
In addition to sourcing 100% renewable energy for our workplaces and cloud in fiscal year 2023 (as in fiscal year 2022), we purchased renewable energy credits for all employees working from home. We also reduce our future business travel emissions through the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Autodesk actively engages with industry peers, advisors, and partners working to scale decarbonization solutions and create markets for innovations we believe are critical to decarbonizing our industries.
— Boli Lau, AAN Global Board Member and the Canada Site Lead
— Angela Sam-Ibe, Co-Founder of the Black Network
— Guillermo Melantoni, Global Lead of the Latinx Network
– Daniel Gameiro, Global Lead of the Young Professionals Network
BamCore uses Autodesk software to design its prefab walls and collaborates with Autodesk pro bono consultants to improve workflows and transform the market for low-carbon building systems.
Image courtesy of BamCore
Since joining the Autodesk Foundation’s portfolio in 2020, Bridges to Prosperity has utilized the full spectrum of in-kind support to advance its mission.
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Coalfield Development is the Autodesk Foundation’s first Work & Prosperity investment that is inextricably linked to our climate change mitigation and adaptation priorities.
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In FY23, Autodesk employees embraced our culture of impact and donated $2,460,000.
During FY23, employees contributed 23,700 volunteer hours, including 3,680 pro bono consulting volunteer hours.