Sustainability Index Vendor Profile: Equinix

Sustainability Index Vendor Profile: Equinix

This IDC Vendor Profile provides a detailed view of Equinix's performance in IDC's sustainability framework. The framework has three pillars:The vendor's environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance The vendor's sustainability portfolio, products, and solutions aimed at helping customers on their sustainability journeysThe vendor's altruistic efforts, includingactivities related to deploying technology for good (TECH4GOOD) causesThe document presents Equinix's performance on 150+ parameters across IDC's Technology for Sustainability and Social Impact (TSSI) framework for cloud infrastructure and datacenter service providers. It highlights areas where the vendor strongly outperformed the industry average. It also offers a view of the drivers and obstacles that will shape sustainability issues in the future.IDC selects vendors for profiles based on their overall sustainability performance on IDC's European Sustainability Index, their proactivity on sustainability issues, and their provision of information in a transparent manner.The following vendors were included in the overall 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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In This Vendor Profile
Situation Overview
Introduction to IDC's Technology for Sustainability and Social Impact Index Framework
Technology Vendor Performance
Technology as an Enabler
Technology for Good
Company Overview
Equinix's Sustainability Strategy
Equinix's Overall Performance Against IDC's TSSI Index
Pillar One: Technology Vendor Performance
Social Sustainability
Operational Sustainability
Pillar Two: Technology as an Enabler
Energy Sources for Datacenter
Datacenter Efficiency
Pillar Three: Technology for Good
Executive Support and Partnerships for Good
Donations and Volunteering
Good for Local Communities
Future Outlook
Meeting Sustainability Goals Through Cloud Delivery
The Business Opportunity of Sustainability
Essential Guidance
Advice for Equinix
Ensuring Visibility in Europe
Investing in Broadening Renewable Power Supply Diversity
Building Awareness in the Broader European Market
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