Since January 1, 2016, Switch data centers run on 100% renewable energy. Guided by the vision of Founder and CEO Rob Roy, Switch continues to work on ensuring the sustainable growth of the Internet. This effort has been recognized by Greenpeace in its latest Clicking Clean Report where Switch scores all A grades, the highest rating for any class of company – and is the definitive leader among colocation operators. Switch Sustainability Initiative
The Switch Sustainability Initiative has driven all Switch data centers in North America to be run by 100% renewable energy. Switch's issued and pending patent innovations in design, power, cooling and density resulted in significant efficiencies and outstanding annual PUE ratings. In addition to the Uptime Institute's Tier IV Gold standards, Switch Tech and Switch Design are so advanced they are praised as Tier 5® Platinum
or Tier "Elite". Switch meets and exceeds the standards of IEEE, ANSI, ASHRAE, 24/7, ISO 9001, SAS 70/SSAE-16, BICSI, the Green Grid Association and more.