At Equinix, we seek to be good stewards of the environment and of the resources we consume. We strive to lead the world in interconnection while also taking steps to minimise our carbon and environmental footprint. We understand the value of collaboration and transparency. We seek to elevate our status among our competitors and the broader industry, as a leader in sustainable design, efficiency and innovation. We design, build and operate our data centres with high energy efficiency standards and we have a long-term goal of using 100% clean and renewable energy for our global platform. This will result in carbon-neutral data centre and interconnection services for our customers and partners around the globe.
Energy efficiency and environmental sustainability are part of everything we do, whether we’re building new data centres or upgrading existing facilities. We’re continually exploring and implementing new practices to reduce our environmental footprint. And we seek ways to measure ourselves using industry best practices and provide increasing transparency around our operations.
Equinix data centres and offices meet global environmental and energy management standards, and our worldwide headquarters in California’s Silicon Valley has earned LEED® Gold Certification. All new builds target LEED Silver or equivalent certification.
Our commitment to the environment and our novel use of green technologies has won the recognition of industry and
The 2016 Equinix Corporate Sustainability Report details the strategies and results of our sustainable business practices. Designed to complement our annual report, the Corporate Sustainability Report provides additional context about how our organisation performs beyond strictly economic measures.
Equinix participates in the 2017 CDP Climate Change Survey that measures the impact of our operations on the environment. As a complement to our annual report, the CDP Climate Change data provides additional context around how Equinix performs beyond strictly economic measures and demonstrates...
Learn about the Equinix commitment to invest in clean tech and innovative solutions to reduce carbon, increase efficiency and support new solutions in the electric power sector by installing 37MW of Bloom Solid Oxide Fuel Cells at 12 datacentres globally.