Environmental, Social and Governance Resources

QTS CEO “We have made strong progress in establishing QTS as an industry leader through our innovative sustainability initiatives. QTS’ long-standing Core Values have established the foundation of our corporate sustainability program which prioritizes a servant leadership culture in the stewardship of our company, customers, partners and communities. As our business continues to grow, our responsibility to positively impact those around us will also grow. We look forward to this opportunity and will continue to challenge our organization in the pursuit of our cultural goals with purpose and transparency.”

-Chad Williams | CEO, QTS

The latest

2022 Sustainability 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.

2021 ESG Report
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2020 ESG Report
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2019 ESG Report
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2018 ESG 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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