Data center growth doesn’t come at the expense of our planet. OnePurpose is STACK’s program to protect our future by improving Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) standards across our entire portfolio.
To work for the world. To build sustainable infrastructure. To take responsibility for our collective future. This is the mission and vision of our business. For all the ways we can do more, be better, and fulfill our responsibilities: OnePurpose.
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To tackle climate change, we’re focused on shifting to 100% renewables across our portfolio and building resilience to climate uncertainty by innovating on new operating models and sourcing responsibly.
To work and live with sustainability in mind, STACK has procured wind-generated Green-e®-Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) to cover every current STACK Americas full-time employee’s estimated 2021 home energy usage as an additional company benefit this year.
To protect our water supply, STACK is focused on using water more efficiently. Our Basis of Design leverages air for cooling instead of water wherever possible to conserve and reduce.
To reduce our carbon footprint at the facility level and upstream, STACK is working with all our suppliers to reduce waste and emissions.
CREATING A SUSTAINABLE MINDSET
To build a culture of commitment, STACK enables all its employees to participate in local community initiatives around sustainability and environmental impact.
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To improve representation in our industry, STACK is developing meaningful guidelines for our hiring practices that focus on sourcing diverse candidate pools and meeting benchmarks for more thoughtful diversity, equity, and inclusion.
To foster a welcoming and empathetic workplace, STACK is developing opportunities to share personal stories, challenge unconscious bias, and promote inclusion and allyship through training programs, learning sessions, and celebrations of our unique experiences.
To create opportunity, STACK is supporting efforts to standardize data center operations training and creating on-ramps for diverse populations to get into data center careers.
To do business with integrity, STACK’s code of conduct enforces a zero-tolerance policy on conflicts of interest and other potential ethical violations.
To create a culture of internal oversight, STACK has instituted a whistleblower hotline and portal, making it easy, transparent, and seamless to report issues.
To protect our employees, stakeholders, partners, and clients, STACK has an internal conflict of interest policy, a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act policy, and a compliance process.
“Data centers are the foundation of the digital economy. I work at STACK because we’re building that foundation in a way that benefits the world.”
– Kendall Cripe, Director of Critical Operations
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