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Low-carbon operations and digital transformation go hand in hand

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“Since its inception, VNET Group has embarked on a sustainable development path and actively shouldered its social responsibility. We believe that our long-term responsibility and commitment to customers, employees and society will lay a solid foundation for our success in the highly competitive and ever-changing market. We spares no efforts to enhance corporate governance, talent cultivation, low-carbon operations, product services, social care and so on, actively respond to national policies and calls, and strive to achieve the UN sustainable development goals.”

Samuel Shen, CEO of VNET Group

Low-carbon operations

  • 2% The average PUE target in 2020 is 2% lower than that in 2019
  • 15% The carbon emissions intensity of data centers is 15% higher than the industry advanced level
  • 33% For data centers in East China, green power (hydropower, nuclear power and new energy power) accounts for 33% of the total power supply
  • 3 3 national green data centers: M6 Data Center (one of the first batch); Hangzhou Economic Development Zone Data Center; Suzhou High-tech Zone Data Center in Anhui Province

Green Energy

  • Energy-saving Equipment
    Innovative air conditioner, lithium battery, LED lamp, frequency converter, air conditioning with EC fans for air supply
  • Low-carbon Technologies
    Heat recovery technology, high-voltage direct current technology, natural cooling technology, indirect evaporative cooling and other energy-saving technologies
  • Goal Setting
    To improve the water and electricity meter system and environmental monitoring system, read information efficiently and accurately, master the trend of key data and carbon emissions, and formulate corresponding energy conservation and emission reduction targets and countermeasures

Adopt Measures Suiting Local Conditions

  • Local environment Green Big Data Industrial Park in Northern China
  • Green building certification Jiangsu Data Center
  • Prefabricated building Shanghai Data Center
  • Photovoltaic & stored energy Guangdong Data Center
  • Intelligent lithium battery Suzhou Data Center
  • AI intelligent operation Data center platform

Integrated cloud network convergence solution


VNET Group made great achievements in R&D innovation and application for patents in 2020
  • Applied new patents 30
  • Patents were granted 11
  • Copyrights 4
  • Trademark rights 22

Social Care

While adhering to sustainable development, VNET Group also actively builds a public welfare platform, constantly improves its social responsibility management, and forms institutionalized, procedural, and systematic social responsibility management methods to promote the development of public welfare activities. Being always committed to the development of public welfare undertakings, we spare no efforts to integrate resources from all sides, expand various channels, call on the public to participate in public welfare activities, and make contributions to building a harmonious society with VNET Group.

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