We want to be part of the solution

Lowering emissions isn’t something we do on the side. It’s an integrated part of everyday business.

Our responsibility

As Spotify grows, so too does our responsibility. We owe it to society, our listeners and creators to strive for a better future.

Listening to the science

Climate change is something that affects every one of us, no matter where you are or what you listen to.

Changing the tune

On our platform

We’re using our platform to raise awareness of climate change globally and inspire positive action.

Our impact

We’re always looking for ways to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Here are the five key areas we’re working on.

Where we are


tonnes CO2e was emitted in 2021, all scopes included

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climate podcasts launched in 2020

Our purpose-driven employees, current and future, want to work for a company with exciting opportunities, and one that has a positive impact in the world.

Elizabeth Nieto
Global Head of Equity & Impact


of our GHG emissions come from our listeners' streaming, and we offset all of it

Our GHG emissions intensity per employee and monthly active user decreased by around 25% from 2019 to 2020, and it has remained stable from 2020 to 2021. Our target is to reach net zero GHG emissions within the next decade.

We take pride in providing a workplace that truly is sustainable, by delivering services and spaces that help protect our planet.

Mattias Stålhammar
Head of Global Workplace Services

The whole story

We act in a socially responsible way, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because our creators, listeners, and people expect it. Read more about where we are and where we’re going in our annual Sustainability, Equity & impact report.