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Sustainable Tech: 5 IT Giants Lowering Their Carbon Footprint

Gina Narcisi

From slashing carbon emissions to renewable energy investments and responsible water usage, here’s what five IT leaders are doing right now to combat climate change.

Equinix Posts Climate-Neutral Pledge

Data center heavyweight Equinix in June made news when it committed to becoming climate-neutral by 2030, a first for the industry. The Redwood City, Calif.-based company is relying on green bond to do it.

Equinix, which operates 230 data centers in 26 countries on five continents, has issued more than $3.7 billion in green bonds. The bonds, according to the company, will finance projects for green buildings, renewable energy, energy efficiency, water efficiency, waste reduction and clean transportation. Equinix has set climate targets that align with the Paris Agreement and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the company said.

 
Gina Narcisi

Gina Narcisi is a senior editor covering the networking and telecom markets for CRN.com. Prior to joining CRN, she covered the networking, unified communications and cloud space for TechTarget. She can be reached at gnarcisi@thechannelcompany.com.

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