Working Toward a Sustainable Future with CARTO & Google Cloud


“We’re happy to announce our partnership with Google Cloud to expand our solutions to help tackle climate and environmental issues.”

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Working Toward a Sustainable Future with CARTO & Google Cloud

After announcing our Sustainability Partnership with Google Cloud last October  we’re excited to further expand on the work and real-world solutions we’ve been developing to tackle some of the world's most challenging climate and environmental issues. The partnership  which also includes other leading sustainability focused companies such as Climate Engine  Geotab  NGIS and Planet  focuses on delivering the technology  data and scalability to help global businesses and communities make strategic and effective decisions surrounding their sustainability programs.

To build upon the work we've been doing  Google Cloud has released a new whitepaper which highlights how their partner ecosystem can help businesses accelerate their sustainability efforts to better achieve their goals.

Download the white paper now.

What Will You Learn?

Spatial Analysis in the Cloud for Sustainability

You’ll learn how CARTO’s Spatial Extension for BigQuery enhances BigQuery with spatial data  analysis and visualization  exploring how customers can leverage data from Google Earth Engine  perform machine learning with Vertex AI  and overlay all of that in rich 2D or 3D map formats. We’ll see how users can analyze air pollution trouble spots  perform weather risk analysis and optimization  track the spread of forest fires  or respond to oil spills.

Google Sustainability Best Practices

You’ll also discover how organizations can leverage the entire Google Cloud Sustainability partnership ecosystem to work towards a climate resilient future. Google outlines how to leverage the power of Google Cloud & BigQuery in collaboration with CARTO  Climate Engine  Geotab  NGIS and Planet to reveal actionable insights to lower carbon footprints  inform decisions on resilience planning  and better understand the science of climate change.

Why CARTO & Google Cloud?

CARTO brings advanced spatial analytics to Google Cloud. Our solutions extend the geospatial capabilities available in BigQuery  while leveraging the near limitless scalability that Google Cloud provides; and when it comes to sustainability  our platform is trusted by a wide range of organizations including  Greenpeace  Vizzuality  Litterati  Indigo  WWF  the Marine Conservation Institute  The World Bank and the Institute for Sustainable Cities.

Want to learn more? Download the white paper or read about the announcement here.