Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 59 - Page 44

FEATURE : SUSTAINABILITY
and cost-related benefits ,” said Clark . “ Striking this balance is crucial to ensure customers are on board with the transition to more sustainable data centre operations , especially at times like these when many

CARBON-Z SITE OPERATES USING LIQUID IMMERSION COOLING , A REVOLUTIONARY TECHNOLOGY WHICH INVOLVES THE SUBMERSION OF HARDWARE COMPONENTS IN DIELECTRIC LIQUID WHICH DOES NOT CONDUCT ELECTRICITY . companies are feeling the financial pinch off the back of rising inflation .”

Another success story among data centre providers is Colt Group , who recently announced it has been awarded a Platinum rating from EcoVadis , a world-leading sustainability ratings provider , for its environment , social and governance ( ESG ) performance . The highestpossible rating builds on Colt ’ s achievement of Gold status less than 12 months ago and recognises its deep commitment to policies , action and results around sustainability .
EcoVadis partners with more than 100,000 companies from over 200 industries across 175 countries to deliver the world ’ s most credible , trusted sustainability ratings . The latest ranking positions Colt in the 98th percentile with a score of 75 out of 100 , taking into account ratings for action and commitment in four key categories : environment , labour and human rights , ethics and sustainable procurement .
Keri Gilder , CEO , Colt Technology Services , said : “ We ’ re incredibly excited to join the top 1 % of EcoVadis partners awarded platinum status . It ’ s a fantastic endorsement of the work we ’ re doing to drive
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