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Red Hat strives to reduce our environmental impact by incorporating sustainability into business practices throughout the company.

2021 initiatives included enhancing energy efficiency programs, expanding renewable energy contracts to support the full operations of top consuming facilities, and deploying sustainable design standards throughout our offices to reduce consumption.

Reducing Emissions

Red Hat discloses our global absolute emissions portfolio alignment with Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol Corporate Standard and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) methodologies. Our emissions methodology adopts 2019 as the baseline year with 2020 and 2021 emissions also disclosed.

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reduction in total greenhouse gas emissions



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reduction in energy intensity per full time employee

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Farming for the Future

In West Baltimore, high school students are growing healthy food options for themselves using smart grow boxes powered by open source “food computers.” And in the process, they’re showing their community a healthier way to eat, by sharing what they grow―and what they learn.

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