Our goal is to facilitate transparent communication of embodied carbon and establish market-based incentives for the adoption of zero-carbon equipment.

The Equipment Working Group (EWG) is focused on decarbonization of data center energy-intensive components and processes that make up the entire facility.

We work towards our goals by:

  • Identifying energy-efficient technologies and practices, to highlight environmental and financial benefits
  • Showcasing reductions in energy consumption and associated carbon emissions through the adoption of energy-efficient hardware, such as servers and cooling systems, and the implementation of optimized configurations and utilization practices.
  • Advocating for the use of renewable energy sources to power digital infrastructure, along with promoting the development and adoption of carbon-neutral technologies.
  • Collaborating with industry stakeholders on continuous research into innovative solutions.
  • Supporting both an Equipment-specific and broader iMasons Climate Accord Maturity Model



Alex Rakow

Data Center
Sustainability Lead


Allison Boen

Andrea Desimone

Luke Dias

Rebecca Gilstrap

JM Hands

Dejana Harris*

Kellie Jensen

Louis Liu

Loren Long

Nicole Meyer

Dan Rapp

Emily Swindler

Marcus Tang

Jessie Templeton*


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
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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
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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
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*Brightworks is a Climate Accord contracted and trusted partner, providing technical and oversight services for our work.