Environmental, Social and Governance Resources

QTS CEO  "QTS is proud to have achieved a leadership position in the data center industry for its sustainability initiatives. We view sustainability as the ongoing stewardship of our people, customers and communities and a key opportunity to drive shareholder value. It is this sincere belief and commitment that is making QTS’ sustainability program financially, culturally and operationally sustainable. We are on track to achieve our key sustainability milestones led by our commitment to procure 100% of our power requirements from renewable energy sources by 2025."

-Chad Williams | CEO, QTS

The latest

2020 ESG Initiatives Report


Environmental, Social and Governance

Our commitment to environmental sustainability, social accountability and corporate governance, rooted in sound and trusted core values, has never wavered, and we will continue to demonstrate this through an increased dedication to transparency and data-backed performance.

2019 ESG Initiatives Report
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2018 ESG Initiatives Report
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Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark Reports

GRESB validates, scores and benchmarks ESG performance data, providing business intelligence and engagement tools to investors and managers. In additional to our annual ESG Initiatives Report, this disclosure provides further data and context around the ESG and sustainability initiatives we are constantly improving.

2020 GRESB Benchmark Report

The latest GRESB Benchmark Report for QTS.

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2019 GRESB Benchmark Report

QTS ranked #1 among data centers globally for it's ESG initiatives and leadership

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other sustainability reports

External Initiatives & Voluntary Disclosure Frameworks

QTS either elected or was included in the following reports.  

2020 CDP Climate Change Survey

QTS elected to participate in this voluntary disclosure framework. The CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manager their environmental impacts.

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2019 SASB Index

QTS was included in this public data rating agency. The SASB Foundation's mission is to establish and maintain industry-specific standards that assist companies in disclosing financial material, decision-useful sustainability information to investors.

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