ESG Today reports that the five-year partnership between the two companies will aim to improve "sustainability transformation", improving on manufacturing, retail, healthcare and public matters.

Using Fujitsu’s Uvance business and Microsoft's Cloud service, the two corporations aim to help other companies become more sustainable and responsible, while ensuring growth, at the same time.

One way Fujitsu and Microsoft look to assist other companies is by helping them build more easily adaptive supply chains, which can respond to climate disasters and allow the inflow of critical assets.

Satya Nadella, Chairman and CEO, Microsoft, said that "we have an opportunity to help organizations in every industry apply the latest innovations across the cloud and this new generation of AI to accelerate business growth and operate more sustainably. We look forward to deepening our partnership... to help our mutual customers address business and societal challenges."