Support the development of a sustainability certificate for digital resources from cloud infrastructure.
Sign our pledge and support the development of an independent Type I sustainability certificate that helps you procure responsibly. Identify suppliers who meet strong environmental & social requirements, and who deliver the transparent information required for the certificate's sustainability reporting.
Enable your internal IT teams to make well-informed decisions and choose a digital resource provider who meets the latest environmental and social requirements.
Stimulate transparency across the value chain by enabling suppliers to differentiate themselves through an independent review of their environmental and social impacts.
Data for reporting
Through the certificate, suppliers commit to delivering environmental impact data based on the SDIA's standardized data points that meet upcoming reporting requirements.
Companies who signed the pledge already:
Join them in supporting the development of the SDIA's first sustainability certificate for digital resources.
Two independent organizations are leading the development of the label.
TCO Development and the SDIA are both independent non-profit organizations who are committed to moving sustainability within the IT sector forward. With the proposal for a joint development of the certificate, it is our goal to set the standard for transparent & sustainably-produced digital resources.
Role: Criteria development in open expert-driven community.
Role: Globally recognized brand and sustainability certification platform.
Get ahead of the sustainability transition by pledging now!
Through our policy efforts, we ensure purchasers that subscribe to this certificate are ahead of upcoming supply chain and sustainability reporting regulations as well as being recognized as leading the way on sustainable IT.
Corporate Social Responsibility Directive
In line with their commitment under the European Green Deal, the EU has adopted the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) which will require companies to report on the impact of corporate activities on the environment and society, with a special emphasis being placed on sustainability.
EU taxonomy for sustainable activities
The Taxonomy Regulation launches an ambitious and comprehensive strategy for sustainable finance with the aim of redirecting capital flows to help generate sustainable and inclusive growth. It aims to increase transparency and consistency in classifying environmentally sustainable economic activities and limit the risk of greenwashing and fragmentation.
US Executive Order
Climate-Related Financial Risk ESG
Suppliers to the US Government with contract volumes larger than $7.5 Million will have to disclose GHG emissions as well as climate-related financial risks. This will include Scope 1-3 and thus will include the entire IT supply chain of most companies.