Environmental, Social and Governance
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices are key aspects of how we continue to grow our business, engage employees, support customers and minimize our impacts on the environment.
At Digital Realty, we are committed to sustainably managing our environmental impact and optimizing our use of energy and natural resources. We remain focused on efforts to create green, energy-efficient data centers that improve environmental performance.
Our principal objectives as outlined in our Sustainability Policy are to continue to:
- Provide data center solutions that deliver industry-leading energy productivity and resource efficiency, increase client value and lower cost of ownership
- Empower employees and clients to improve resource efficiency in areas such as energy, water, waste, and carbon
- Communicate our performance regularly and transparently with stakeholders
Digital Realty's annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, reflects the growth and successes of our business, our employees, our customers and the environment. Additional information about our efforts can be found in our ESG report.View Report
Environmental Sustainability Policy
Digital Realty's Sustainability Policy outlines our commitment to ongoing environmental growth, supporting customer and business objectives.Learn More
Supplier Code of Conduct
Our Supplier Code of Conduct outlines core company principles and describes the requirements for our suppliers to establish and maintains a business relationship with Digital Realty.Download Now
Global EOH&S Policy
Our Environmental Occupational Health & Safety (EOH&S) Policy supports an environment that strives toward uncompromised quality and performance around the globe.Learn More
Driving Planet-Saving Innovation
Case Study Highlights
Working together, we won acceptance for an environmentally significant thermal management solution that delivered energy efficient and water saving performance. That same solution makes great business sense.
Celebrating Action for Earth Day
Data centers have a responsibility to minimize their negative impact on the environment. Learn about the steps we've taken to reduce our carbon footprint.
Green Data Centers are Imperative for Enterprise Success
Learn why sustainability programs are not just a nice to have but a financial and social necessity for enterprises.
Continuing to Contribute to the Green Data Center Market
In a Voices of the Industry column for Data Center Frontier, Aaron Binkley wrote about Digital Realty’s sustainability initiatives, their impact so far, and the growth of the “green” data center market in general.
The Power of IT: Data Center Efficiency and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
Today’s data center managers must not only satisfy customer demands for around-the-clock availability from anywhere in the world; they must also contend with demands from within their own organizations to help reduce operational costs. But, what are the current challenges surrounding data centers and what are the concrete benefits from increasing data center efficiency and using the cloud to help you to reduce your costs and your carbon footprint.
3 Ways to Prioritize Energy Efficiency in the Data Center
Discover three things that data center operators can do to prioritize energy efficiency in their facilities