ST Telemedia Global Data Centres releases ESG report

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ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC), a data centre colocation services provider headquartered in Singapore, has published its 2023 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report.

The report outlines the progress toward STT GDC’s ESG targets, as well as its three main goals – Carbon-Neutral Data Centre Operations by 2030; a Safe, Secure, Diverse and Inclusive Workplace; and Ethical & Responsible Business.

“We achieved two key interim environmental targets ahead of schedule, alongside a record-low incident rate in our safety performance,” Bruno Lopez, President and Group Chief Executive Officer, ST Telemedia Global Data Centres, said.

Environmental Impact:

# Achieved 62.5 percent renewable energy usage across the group in 2023.

# Achieved 45.6 percent reduction in carbon intensity from the 2021 baseline.

Achieved a 9.5 percent reduction in average PUE against the 2020 baseline.

Enhanced Water Usage Effectiveness (WUE) with an 18.2 percent  improvement in 2023, and a total 30 percent improvement from the 2020 baseline.

Social Impact:

# Zero work-related serious injuries or fatalities since 2020 with a 0.06 total recordable incident rate.

# In 2023, STT GDC offices in India, Singapore and Philippines were awarded with the Great Place to Work certification.

In 2023, we initiated the Women@Work Development Programme at STT GDC India, aiming to enable and empower women employees in our workforce, both personally and professionally.

Responsible Business Practices:

# STT GDC is committed to the highest standards of business ethics. Corporate integrity and responsible business practices govern the Group’s values and culture, including:

# a zero-tolerance policy on bribery, kickbacks, and corruption.

# a requirement that all persons acting on behalf of STT GDC must conduct all business activities in compliance with its policies and applicable anti-corruption laws.

# 100 percent of employees completed anti-corruption training, with zero incidents of corruption.

# Launched Supplier Code of Conduct, designed to engage our suppliers in our commitment to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles.

As of end 2023, almost 50 percent of STT GDC’s data centres are certified as Green Buildings under recognised national or international programmes such as BCA Greenmark or LEED; the percentage of green data centres also serves as a Key Performance Indicator in our Sustainability-linked Financing Framework.

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