Equinix is paving the way to a better future where our employees of all backgrounds, our customers’ diverse businesses, and the unique and complex communities around us can thrive.

We have uniquely positioned Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIB), Community Impact and Wellbeing to intersect, meeting the wide-ranging needs of our stakeholders. Our commitment is fueled by the belief that social sustainability demands a responsibility to create a diverse workplace where employees can experience belonging and meaningful career development, where we make a positive impact in our many communities, and where a focus on our employees’ social, emotional, mental and physical wellbeing is a tenet of how we do business.

Our Social Commitments

  • Building a diverse and inclusive culture where every employee can say “I’m safe, I belong, and I matter”
    • Embedding diversity, inclusion and belonging in all of our business activities and empowering leaders at all levels to create the best teams where employees are doing the best work of their lives.
    • Creating new channels and on-ramps to connect underrepresented communities to meaningful opportunities at Equinix.
    • Bringing consistency to global benefits and standards that impact the health, safety and environments of our workers.
  • Supporting the physical, mental and emotional well-being of all our employees
    • Providing opportunities to help employees along their journey toward achieving optimum health and lifelong wellness.
    • Bringing consistency to global benefits and standards that impact the health, safety and environments of our workers
  • Connecting the communities we inhabit to the opportunities of a digital world
    • Partnering with organizations to advance digital inclusion in areas of need.
    • Creating new employment opportunities in the digital economy through workforce development.
    • Investing in the digital transformation of the social impact and innovation sectors.
    • Supporting employee-led service and giving centered around digital access and inclusion.

Key Social Metrics


in employee donations, corporate matching and grants


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


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


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


Participated in inclusive leadership and bias mitigation skills training




Established in countries around the world, further localizing belonging


Score of 100, HRC Corporate Equality Index

16,500+ Hours

77% percent increase in 2021 for volunteering


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

Bar graph showing the increase in Equinix employees from 2020 to 2021 broken down by region. Americas: 4,268 in 2020, 5,011 in 2021. Asia-Pacific: 1,969 in 2020, 2,154 in 2021. EMEA: 3,218 in 2020, 3,477 in 2021. Footnote: Includes retroactive changes.
Donut chart showing the breakdown of employee age in 2021. 66.1% 30-50 years old, 20.7% over 50 years old, 13% under 30 years old, 0.2% declined to identify.
Global employee turnover: 7% in 2020 and 10% in 2021. Men turnover rate: 7% in 2020 and 11% in 2021. Women turnover rate: 7% in 2020 and 8% in 2021.
Employee function breakdown: 14.3% technology, 16.4% sales and marketing, 26% general and administration, 43.3% operations