GRI Index & Results

Top ESG Results

At Equinix, materiality matters. We are targeting improvements in material ESG areas that our business impacts and driving standardization in reporting and transparency.

Environment Results

2030
global climate neutral

First data center company to make a global commitment to reach climate neutral across its operations

Science-based target

Validated science-based target for operations and supply chain emissions

EU Climate
Neutral Data
Centre Pact

Drove data center alignment and self-regulation of EU sustainability requirements

95%
renewable

Fourth year in a row +90% renewable energy achieved globally toward our 100% goal

$4.9B*
green bonds

Issued since 2020, with $2.9B allocated towards green buildings, renewable energy and efficiency projects

A-CDP Climate
Change
Score

Second year in a row at A- level demonstrating leadership and transparency on climate risk

$25M
invested in efficiency

Driving operational excellence and energy demand reduction in 2021

1.48
average annual PUE

Incremental improvement in Power Usage Effectiveness of 5.5% from 2020 to 2021

10M ft2
LEED certifications

Total data center area certified through USGBC LEED rating system

* As of April 2022

Social Results

$2M+

in employee donations, corporate matching and grants

9EECNs

Equinix Employee Connection Networks are bringing DIB to lifs at Equinix through advocacy, awareness, mentoring, training and more

25%

Employee participation in new self-identification program, enabling enhanced understanding of our workforce diversity and belonging

+3.6%
YoY

Increase in representation of women at leadership levels (VP and above)

300+
managers

Participated in inclusive leadership and bias mitigation skills training

12 WeAreEquinix
teams

Established in countries around the world, further localizing belonging

100/100

Score of 100, HRC Corporate Equality Index

16,500+ Hours

77% percent increase in 2021 for volunteering

+20%
YoY

Increase in number of employees leveraging wellbeing and mental health benefit offerings

Governance Results

8 years of
100%

Employee completion of Ethics and Compliance trainings

ISO 27001 & ISO 27002

Achieved certification for data security policies and protocols

20%

CPA-Zicklin Index improvement for political transparency

Board ESG oversight

Nominating and Governance Committee with formal oversight of ESG per its Charter

Increased
Board
Diversity

Three most recent additions to Board have been women and/or racially diverse

Supplier ESG program

Procurement-led strategy focused on diversity and sustainability

30%

Select employees received targeted GDPR compliance training

7+

Equinix leaders serving as Board Members or Chairs for data center industry associations

3,000

Customer cyber audits conducted with zero high-risk findings

2021 GRI Content Index

The information disclosed below reflects the reporting period from January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021

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