The SDIA now has more than 65 members and partners working across the entire digital economy, from energy and data centers to software and telecommunications. This article is the first of a new series of knowledge pieces in a series titled Choosing Sustainability. It highlights technology developed by Alliance members, in this case, GF Piping Systems – a company that ranked 9th among the top 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world by The Wall Street Journal. This article introduces their solutions and exceptional work for sustainability and innovation in the industry.
While the consumption of single-use plastics has garnered a bad reputation in society, and can rightly be labelled as an environmental hazard, use of long-life plastics for engineered piping systems in data centers can indeed offer a sustainable solution and off-set many costs.
As moving to sustainable digital infrastructure is now gaining in importance, the number of the stakeholders taking part in this process is also rising, and new sustainable options are being developed with each passing minute.
GF Piping Systems’ technology is one of the great examples of the sustainable solutions already available on the market. According to Mark Bulmer, Head of Data Centers Global Market Development at GF Piping Systems, there are still some barriers for the business innovation in the industry.