Sustainability Index for Cloud Infrastructure and Datacenter Providers Vendor Profile: Google

Sustainability Index for Cloud Infrastructure and Datacenter Providers Vendor Profile: Google

This IDC Vendor Profile provides a detailed view of Google's performance within the context of IDC Europe's sustainability framework. It examines three areas:The vendor's environmental, social, and governance (ESG) achievementsThe vendor's social and environmental sustainability portfolio of products and solutions to help customers on their sustainability journeysThe vendor's altruistic activities aimed at providing technology solutions and skills for good causesThe document details the vendor's performance across more than 150 parameters contained in IDC's Technology for Sustainability and Social Impact (TSSI) framework for cloud infrastructure and datacenter service providers. It examines the vendor's overall performance, indicates areas in which Google outperforms the industry average, and presents a view of the vendor's best practices.IDC selects vendors for profiles based on their overall sustainability performances measured against our criteria, their proactivity on sustainability issues, and their provision of information in a transparent manner.These vendors have been assessed for the purposes of our analysis: AWS, Beyond, Colt Datacenter Services, EcoDataCenter, Equinix, Google, Green DC, IBM, IONOS, Iron Mountain, Microsoft, NTT Global Datacenters, Orange, OVHcloud, Salesforce, Scaleway, ServerHouse, Telefonica, and Telenor.

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IDC Opinion
In This Vendor Profile
Situation Overview
IDC's Technology for Sustainability and Social Impact Index Framework
Tech Vendor Performance
Technology as an Enabler
Company Overview
Google Sustainability Strategy
Google's Overall Performance Against IDC's TSSI Index
Pillar One: Technology Vendor Performance
Social Sustainability
Supply Chain for Company Operations
Operational Sustainability
Environmental Sustainability
Pillar Two: Technology as an Enabler
Energy Sources for Datacenters
Datacenter Energy Efficiency
Sustainable Ecosystem & Services
Pillar Three: Tech4Good
Donations and Volunteering
Good for Local Communities
Solutions for Good
Future Outlook
Energy Efficiency Performance of Cloud Delivery
Sustainability-Related Priorities
The Business Opportunity of Sustainability
Essential Guidance
Advice for Google
Explore Collaboration with Providers of Carbon Accounting Capabilities
Keep Leveraging the Group Ecosystem to Drive Innovation
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