GHG Emissions, Sourcing Renewables - April 26, 2022
Seagate Commits to RE by 2030, Carbon Neutral in 2040
Seagate Technology Holdings plc, a data storage infrastructure solutions company, pledged to power its global footprint with 100% renewable energy by 2030 and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040.
The environmental sustainability goals are being announced in conjunction with the release of the company’s 16th Global Citizenship Annual Report (GCAR).
“Seagate’s value of Integrity compels us to take meaningful and measurable action on climate change,” said Joan Motsinger, Senior Vice President, Business Sustainability and Transformation at Seagate, in a statement. “Today, we publicly share our commitments, and we are well on our way to achieving these milestones both within our operations, with electricity sources, and with our suppliers and customers.”
Seagate will reach its ESG goals through commitments spanning Scope 1, 2, and 3 GHG emissions as defined by The Greenhouse Gas Protocol and Reporting Standard.
In FY2021, the company saved approximately 23,000 MWh amounting to 14,000 tCO2e of electricity through energy conservation and efficiency initiatives, exceeding its goal of 10,000 MWh.