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This blog discusses Oracle's sustainability-related solutions and some of the sustainability activities at Oracle.

  • March 1, 2014

Sustainability Roundtable Recognized Oracle as SBER Outstanding Corporate Leader of 2013

Sustainability Roundtable,
a leader in consulting on best practices in more sustainable business,
recognized Oracle as the Sustainable Business & Enterprise Roundtable’s
Outstanding Corporate Leader of 2013. Sustainability Roundtable (SR) recognized Oracle
for this prestigious award due its leadership in developing
and driving optimization efforts towards more sustainable real estate and
operations globally. They recognized Oracle for its efforts in:

 This
past year, sustainability highlights within the Oracle organization include:

  • Implementation
    of a facility-wide,
    Environmental
    Accounting and Reporting (EA&R) module
    to reduce Oracle's environmental impact
    and comply with associated regulations
  • Oracle’s newest Utah
    Compute Facility (UCF), one of the most
    energy efficient data
    centers

    in the industry, uses a very innovative and breakthrough cooling solution that
    combines cold outdoor air with free humidification from IT equipment waste
    heat, xeriscape landscaping which nearly eliminates the need for irrigation,
    and a 20% reduction of the copper needed for power cables by employing
    higher voltage power

They also recognized Oracle’s setting of ambitious goals through 2016. These goals include a 10%
reduction in energy use per employee, a 6% improvement in power usage
effectiveness in production data centers, a 15% reduction in potable water use
per employee, and a 15% reduction in waste to landfill per employee.

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