Iron Mountain Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Iron Mountain, a New England Council member, recently announced that it has decreased its greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 52%. The accomplishment was reported in the Boston-based data storage company’s 7th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

The company surpassed its original goal was to decrease GHG emissions by 25% by 2025, marking a great achievement in its environmental, social, and governance priorities. Iron Mountain has also come close to reaching its goal of obtaining 77% of global electricity supply through renewable sources. The company has also worked to assist its customers reach their own sustainability goals through the Green Power Pass program, verifying that the energy used by customers at Iron Mountain data centers is 100% renewable. In addition, Iron Mountain’s Secure IT Asset Disposition (SITAD) offerings allow customers to dispose of technologies in a way that minimizes waste.

“Our values not only strengthened our ESG achievements across 2019, but today they continue to drive our response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said William L. Meaney, President and CEO, Iron Mountain. “For us, sustainability is in every corner of our business, from caring for our employees across the world to delivering innovative digitally forward solutions for our customers, and optimizing our business to continue to make a positive impact on the environment.”

NEC congratulates Iron Mountain on this noteworthy achievement. Read more from the Environment + Energy Leader and Iron Mountain.

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