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Stakeholder Engagement

Engaging Stakeholders that are Key to Business Success

We seek to engage with stakeholders that impact, and those that may be affected by our business activities. Digital Realty's key stakeholders include employees, customers, investors, joint venture partners, government and regulators, suppliers as well as communities and non-governmental organizations.

Additional information about our efforts can be found in our ESG report.

Customers

Customers

We interact with our customers and solicit feedback through in-person dialogue, and the following mechanisms:

  • Dedicated asset management, sales, and strategic account teams
  • Customer satisfaction surveys
  • Customer Success Managers
  • Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Customer appreciation events
  • Collaboration on efficiency and clean energy projects
  • Green lease standards
  • Sustainability transparency
Employees

Employees

We have more than 1,500 employees around the globe. We strive to maintain a best-in-class working environment for our employees. Our employee engagement activities include:

  • Direct engagement with manager and coworkers
  • Training and support programs
  • Regular employee satisfaction surveys
  • Monthly Sustainability Committee Meeting
  • Direct electronic employee communications
  • In-person and streaming video Q&A with executive management
  • Matching gifts program and Donate 8 volunteering program
  • Community Engagement Programs
  • Annual performance reviews
  • Quarterly All-Hands Meetings
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs
Investors

Investors

Visit Digital Realty’s Good Governance and Investor Relations pages for the most up-to-date information. Additional ways in which we engage with investors include:

  • SASB-aligned disclosures in annual financial report and TCFD-aligned disclosures in ESG report
  • Quarterly earnings call including Q&A with senior management
  • Investor presentations
  • Dedicated Investor Relations team
  • Direct dialogue
Joint Venture Partners

Joint Venture Partners

We engage with joint venture partners on matters relevant to the respective properties and the management of the joint venture. Visit Digital Realty’s Investor Relations page for the most up-to-date information.

Government Regulators

Government and Regulators

Visit Digital Realty’s Investor Relations page for the most up-to-date information. We engage with relevant local, state, and federal government in the markets where we operate in the following ways:

  • Regular dialogue, filings, permitting, and hearings related to project permitting
  • Engagement with relevant regulators on matters of energy supply and renewable energy
  • Participation in energy efficiency programs
  • Participation in energy benchmarking programs
Suppliers

Suppliers

We procure products and services from over 4,200 suppliers, and the top 20 suppliers represent approximately 60% of our annual spend. We set standards, monitor, and engage with suppliers across our development activities, operating portfolio, and corporate footprint, including:

  • Supplier Excellence program, with annual Key Performance Indicator surveys and business reviews
  • Contract development and ongoing interaction
  • Direct dialogue via meetings and calls
  • Supplier compliance with environmental policies
  • Regular performance reviews with key vendors
  • Sustainability requirements in master services agreements and construction contracts
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Communities and NGOs

We support local communities where we operate through support for volunteering and financial support. We engage with industry and professional communities on topics such as green buildings and renewable energy. We engage with NGOs in a range of capacities, including:

  • Membership and participation at various levels, including working groups, committees, and board-level
  • Conference and event attendance
  • Employee volunteering
  • Corporate philanthropy

Memberships and Associations

  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (Nareit)

  • techUK’s Data Centre Council

  • Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)

  • US Green Building Council (USGBC)

  • Rocky Mountain Institute Business Renewables Center (BRC)

  • Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA)

  • ASHRAE technical working groups

  • ENERGY STAR Partner

  • CDP Supporter

  • Virginia Values Veterans Official V3 Certified Company

  • The Real Estate Roundtable

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