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Approximately 32% of our power is sourced from renewable energy sources. In pursuit of achieving the highest standards in corporate sustainability, we have set a goal, to procure 100% of our power from renewable energy sources by 2025.

Mission Statement

We believe that how we deliver our services is just as important as what is delivered.  This means caring for and improving the lives of current and future employees, customers, investors and community members, and taking equal care of the environment and natural resources we all share.  We are committed to making sustainable choices in the following areas.


Promote transparency on sustainable practices and show our commitment with measurable goals

Operational Efficiency

Drive data center efficiency through innovation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Community Leadership

Support local legislation impacting sustainability and inspire our employees to be leaders 

Renewable Energy Sourcing

Our goal is to procure 100% of our power from renewable energy sources by 2025

Materials Recycling

Being good stewards of the environment through operational recycling of depreciated assets - brownfield development

Water Conservation

Implementing practices to reduce water usage and track overall Water Utilization Effectiveness (WUE) to drive continual improvement

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Environmental Sustainability Goals

Our core values were established to improve the lives affected by our business, and reducing our environmental impact helps current and future generations of employees, customers and communities. That’s why we have set measurable, relevant and timely targets that will reduce our carbon footprint, support the clean energy industry and improve the lives of our stakeholders.

See our ESG Initiatives Report

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Supporting our commitment to the future of our environment by joining the EPA's Green Power Partner Program, where we are ranked among the Top 30 Tech & Telecom green power users.


QTS Ashburn Mega Data Center Achieves LEED Green Building Certification

QTS Newsroom


Largest Data Center Operators Pressure Virginia Utility on Renewables

The Register


Investors and Companies Push Clean Energy to the Tipping Point