At Global Switch we review at the outset the impact our developments will have on the environment and working with our international consultant teams we ensure sustainability is a key part of the design. Fundamental to our strategy is operating our data centres to ensure that we continue to reduce our carbon footprint across our global portfolio.
Global Switch is committed to achieving carbon neutrality across its portfolio through the purchase of 100% renewable energy by 2030
Operating some of the world’s largest carrier and cloud neutral data centres enables us to take advantage of economies of scale by deploying centralised systems scaled where possible, resulting in:
As part of our continued commitment to sustainability, we issued our inaugural Green Bond in September 2020.
The proceeds from Global Switch’s €700 million Green Bond which matures on 7 October 2030 helps to finance projects from ‘Eligible Green Projects’ in order to maximise the energy efficiency of our data centres and reduce our carbon footprint, meeting both our business objectives and our sustainability goals.