CyrusOne Publishes Initial Sustainability Report
Annual Report Measures Global Environmental Progress for
“As one of the largest colocation data center companies in the world, we have a responsibility to reduce the environmental impact that our facilities create and provide solutions compatible with a sustainable future,” said
Building Design: The soon-to-be-completed Council Bluffs I data center incorporates CyrusOne’s standardized build with many energy-efficient features. Upon completion, the site will achieve low Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), without depleting local water supplies.
Carbon Zero by 2040: As some first steps on CyrusOne’s journey to zero carbon emissions, its London I, London II, London III, and
Amsterdamdata centers are running on 100% renewable energy, delivering sustainable infrastructure to customers globally.
Net-Positive Water in High-Stress Regions: CyrusOne’s largest colocation data center campus in
Chandler, Arizona, is located in an extremely high water-stressed area. CyrusOnerestored 40% more water than the facility used in 2019, creating a net addition of water to the community.
Onsite Habitat Improvement: CyrusOne’s
Dublinlocation incorporates a landscape design focused on creating areas of grassland, wildflower meadows, and pollinator-friendly wetlands with an emphasis on native plant species.
Health, Safety, and Wellness:
CyrusOnehas robust programs in place to help improve the health and well-being of employees and local communities. This dedication has resulted in a Recordable Injury Rate (RIR) for 2019, that was 1/3 of industry peers, and Days Away, Restricted or Transferred (DART) came in at 40% better than the industry average.
“With our initial Sustainability Report, we focused on transparency, taking a comprehensive view in evaluating our environmental footprint,” said
For more information on sustainability programs at
A leader in hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud deployments,
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