Resources

iMason Climate Accord & OCP: Carbon Disclosure Project Update

Scope 3 emissions make up the vast majority of the carbon footprint of most data center operators, many of which are upstream and take the form of embodied carbon in the materials and equipment of a data center.
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De-Mystifying European Sustainability Directives

The European Union is driving major sustainability initiatives with far-reaching impacts across the data center industry. New targets and reporting mandates are being rolled out under the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and Energy Efficiency Directive (EED).
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Open Compute Project Foundation and iMasons Announce a New Collaboration

Today, the Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) and Infrastructure Masons (iMasons) announce a new collaboration related to sustainability initiatives centered on the iMasons Climate Accord (ICA).
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Digital ESG Summit

April 16, 2024 - iMasons and the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance are teaming up to align on a shared roadmap to decarbonize digital infrastructure and, by doing so, reach a consensus on carbon accounting for the industry.
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Survey: Data Centers and Nuclear Energy

Share your knowledge and opinions to inform an upcoming collaborative session around nuclear energy adoption for the digital infrastructure industry.
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Recap and Recording of Zeroing In: A Look at the Past, Present, and Future of the iMasons Climate Accord

Listen and learn from the 2024 iMasons Climate Accord Member webinar
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Survey: State of Decarbonization

To drive our upcoming content and forthcoming publications, we have issued a short survey on the State of Decarbonization. We ask that you complete this survey by Friday, February 23rd.
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PTC’24 | iMasons Climate Accord’s Miranda Gardiner: Carbon Reduction in Digital Infrastructure

Tune in to this JSA TV interview from PTC’24 to hear from Miranda Gardiner, Executive Director of iMasons Climate Accord, as she discusses the organization’s efforts to support the digital infrastructure industry on the path to achieving carbon neutrality.
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ICA and OCP Carbon Disclosure/Label Standardization Workstream Kicks Off

On January 17th, we hosted a webinar to kick-off our ICA and OCP Carbon Disclosure/Label Standardization Workstream.
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iMasons Climate Accord, Infrastructure Masons (iM), and Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) Alliance

We are pleased to announce a new alliance between the iMasons Climate Accord, Infrastructure Masons (iM), and Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) to address carbon transparency in data centers.
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Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment Approach

The case study deep dives into one organization’s Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment (wbLCA) approach, describing the methodology followed, materials included in the analysis, and how asset-level Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) data feeds into portfolio carbon impact evaluations and corporate
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CIBSE TM65 Material Disclosure Method

This case study is an overview of the CIBSE TM65 Embodied Carbon Calculation Methodology for the digital infrastructure industry, highlighting the background, step-by-step guidance on how to use the methodology to calculate a product's life cycle embodied carbon impact, and
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Sustainability and Data Center: Are metrics and numbers enough?

Watch the panel discussion from HITEC’s 2023 Fall Leadership Summit, Technology and the Power of Connection.
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Environmental Product Declarations & Lifecycle Assessment

This case study provides an overview of Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for equipment, including the benefits and limitations from the perspective of the iMason's Climate Accord Equipment Working Group.
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Introduction to Case Studies in Sustainable Infrastructure

Digital infrastructure has experienced unprecedented growth, becoming the backbone of today’s interconnected world. As attention shifts beyond efficiency and towards more holistic sustainable practices, understanding the carbon impact of power, equipment, and materials becomes paramount and is therefore key focus
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The iMasons Climate Accord Selects Miranda Gardiner as Executive Director

The iMasons Climate Accord, an offshoot of the global non-profit Infrastructure Masons, has announced they have hired Miranda Gardiner as Executive Director.
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Greener Concrete for Digital Infrastructure: An Open Letter and Call to Action

The Governing Body of the iMasons Climate Accord is pleased to release an open letter as a call to action to use greener concrete in data center infrastructure.
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Greener Concrete for Data Centers: An Open Letter

Sign this open letter presented by the iMasons Climate Accord, with thanks to AWS, Google, Meta, and Microsoft.
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Working Group Chairs Appointed

To better accomplish and define how we will measure these objectives, we are delighted to welcome our new Equipment, Materials, and Power Working Group Chairs:   Alexander Rakow Schneider Electric Equipment Working Group Chair Alex Rakow is the Sustainability Lead
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Join the Climate Accord Movers Program

The iMasons Climate Accord has partnered with Aligned Data Centers to present how Movers can showcase their sustainability initiatives and efforts while contributing valuable data and perspective to the conversation.
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Governing Body Expands

Digital Realty and Schneider Electric join the iMasons Climate Accord Governing Body serving two-year terms.
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Tate is In

Tate® joins the Climate Accord to promote sustainability in the data center industry and becomes a Foundation Partner of Infrastructure Masons.
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The iMasons Climate Accord Partners with Net Zero Forum

Smart Energy Decisions announces the iMasons Climate Accord has joined the Net Zero Forum, taking place September 12-14, 2022, in Phoenix, Arizona, as a contributing content partner.
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ICA Governing Body Meets

First meeting with funding ICA Governing Body members from AWS, Google, Meta, Microsoft, and iMasons to define the group’s structure, charter, and budget.
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Taking the Stage

The iMasons Climate Accord pledges to an open standard of operation to move the digital infrastructure toward more responsible and more proactive sustainability.
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iMasons Forms Climate Accord to Unite 70+ Companies on Carbon Reduction

Infrastructure Masons (iMasons), a non-profit professional association, has assembled a historic cooperative of over 70 companies to reduce carbon in digital infrastructure materials, products, and power.
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“Every click improves the future.”

Infrastructure Masons (iMasons) launches digital infrastructure sustainability vision, "Every Click Improves the Future."
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Interviewing Chris Malone

Companies and industry leaders from different parts of the globe dive into the iMasons Climate Accord details.
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Miami, Madrid, and Monaco

Companies and industry leaders from different parts of the globe double click into the iMasons Climate Accord details.
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The iMasons Climate Accord is Born

Six key themes from Chez Belady result in the creation of the iMasons Climate Accord, uniting companies on carbon reduction in digital infrastructure.
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Chez Belady

40 iMasons Advisory Council members came together at Christian Belady’s home to hone in on one thing that they could do together as an industry to tackle climate change.
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Defining Digital Infrastructure

If you can measure it, you can improve it. How to define and size the Digital Infrastructure industry and establish a starting point to measure progress.
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Focusing on Five Initiatives

Patrik Öhlund and Eddie Schutter joined Dean Nelson to propose initiatives to deliver the Climate Accord vision.
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