GDS Services

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is GDS Services doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 30

GDS Services has a DitchCarbon Score of 30 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are necessary for GDS Services to increase its score.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

GDS Services operates in the services industry, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

GDS Services, located in China, operates in a region with a certain carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of the company’s operations is influenced by China’s overall carbon intensity, affecting its environmental impact.

...this company is doing 13.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Beijing, GDS Services CNServicesGDS specializes in providing advanced data center infrastructure and services throughout China. The company boasts a 16-year history of dependable operations, catering to demanding clients such as internet giants, financial institutions, large enterprises, and multinational corporations. GDS Services CNServicesGDS not only offers over 77,000 square meters of critical facilities area but also enhances customer experiences with its CloudMiXTM platform for efficient multi-cloud service management.

Bad news, GDS Services hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

GDS Services has committed to setting science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This means the company is working on developing a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain to align with the Paris Agreement goals.
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