IDeaS' parent, SAS, is committed to sustainability and the Paris Agreement.  It has prioritized corporate citizenship and social innovation to steer business decisions.

SAS has updated its climate strategy and environmental goals by committing to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.  Its path to zero carbon calls for continued investments in research, the highest-efficiency AI-enabled energy technologies, smart sensors, renewable energy, electric vehicle infrastructure, and LEED best practices.

Its green-growth strategy includes the application of advanced analytics for decisions about how best to reduce its footprint and operate more sustainably.  SAS software is used to manage and report environmental performance.