Green Power Partnership
|Rackspace US Inc.|
|Location||San Antonio, TX|
|Organization Type||Technology & Telecom|
|Annual Green Power Usage (kWh)||46,461,000|
|Percentage Green Power||17%|
|Purchasing Third-Party Certified Green Power Product?||Yes|
|Partner's Reporting Period||1/1/2013 - 12/31/2013|
|Latest Annual Report Received On||1/3/2014|
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Access to reliable, affordable and renewable energy is critical to delivering Fanatical Support ® to customers. Rackspace thinks about Energy the same way it thinks about Sustainability --holistically: People, Pocket and Planet.
Each year Rackspace increases its renewable energy by five percent per year until its reaches 100 percent. In 2013, Rackspace consumed 35 percent renewable energy. The company's investments are focused on renewable energy certificates (RECs) in the US and Levy Exempt Certificates in the UK.
Rackspace's global energy policy focuses on:
• Conservation: It incorporates energy conservation and efficiency into decision-making in the way it builds, buys and operates. • Renewables: Its goal is to reliably and affordably power all of its operations with renewable energy. • Advocacy: its goal is to insure that its partners are in alignment with its goals around energy conservation and renewable energy.
Headquartered in San Antonio, TX, Rackspace operates more than 27 MW across 9 data centers on four continents. Rackspace’s award-winning Fanatical Support® helps customers successfully architect, deploy, and run their most critical applications at scale. Rackspace is featured on Fortune's list of 100 Best Companies to Work For and has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 2012 and 2013.
Learn more at: Responsibility.Rackspace.com