Autodesk FY23 Impact Report

Let's design and make this better world everyone's talking about

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FY23 key highlights

Improve our operations

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.


Partner with customers

We launched new programs including the Sustainability Leadership Summit, the Sustainability Tech Partner Program and Sustainability Consulting Practice.

Advance industries

We committed $23,280,000 in philanthropic funding from Autodesk and the Autodesk Foundation.



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Our millions of customers are our biggest lever supporting positive change

“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

Stories of impact in action

A boat on the antarctic sea

British Antarctic Survey

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

A mountain bike pedal being manufactured


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

Howard University leaders visit the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco in 2019

Howard University

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

Fostering a culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups

Catalyzing innovation through the Autodesk Foundation


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

Bridges to Prosperity

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.


Image courtesy of Bridges to Prosperity

Coalfield Development

Coalfield Development is the Autodesk Foundation’s first Work & Prosperity investment that is inextricably linked to our climate change mitigation and adaptation priorities.


Image courtesy of Coalfield Development

Read more in the FY23 Impact Report