Seagate commits to 100% renewable energy by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2040

Published on: 21 April 2022
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Seagate commits to 100% renewable energy by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2040. Seagate published its 16th Global Citizenship Annual Report (GCAR). The company will reach its environmental sustainability goals through Scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas emissions. Seagate is a three-time winner of the Human Rights Campaign's LGBTQ+ equity award.

Seagate Technology Holdings plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in mass-data storage infrastructure solutions, today 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). Building on our Science Based Targets, we are expanding our actions in support of Seagate’s commitment to a sustainable datasphere and protecting the environment.

“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.

“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 environmental sustainability goals through commitments spanning Scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissionsas defined by The Greenhouse Gas Protocol and Reporting Standard.

“Seagate, along with industry peers and global stakeholders, must address the harm caused by materials depletion, power and water overuse, and waste,”

said Balan Shanmuganathan, senior director of sustainability at Seagate.

“That is why we are boldly and publicly committing to specific and aggressive reductions in greenhouse gas emissions to achieve carbon neutrality.”

In addition to establishing its long-term environmental sustainability goals, the company also published its 2021 fiscal year (July 2020-June 2021) Global Citizenship Annual Report. The report offers a comprehensive look at the company’s yearly progress towards meeting emission reduction targets, product stewardship, talent enablement, diversity goals, labor standards, fair trade, supply chain, and more.

Seagate Technology crafts the datasphere, helping to maximize humanity’s potential by innovating world-class, precision-engineered mass-data storage and management solutions with a focus on sustainable partnerships. A global technology leader for more than 40 years, the company has shipped over three billion terabytes of data capacity.

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