EdgeConneX: EdgeConneX secures $3.3 Billion in sustainability-linked financing

Mar 29, 2023 | Posted by MadalineDunn

EdgeConneX has announced that it has successfully executed $3.3 billion in “innovative” sustainability-linked financing, which it said will enable the development of critical digital infrastructure to support customers' global data center requirements. For this, JGlobal awarded the company with the Digital Infrastructure Deal of the Year Award 2022 in the data center category.

Joe Harar, Chief Financial Officer for EdgeConneX, commented: "We are honored by the IJGlobal Award distinction for our innovative financing structures that can be replicated globally.” 

Harar called sustainability a "necessity" and outlined that EdgeConneX has adopted sustainability principles across all aspects of its business. "These financings leverage EdgeConneX Green Finance Framework and enable us to execute growth plans by reinforcing our commitment to delivering energy-efficient and innovative sustainable solutions for our customers anywhere in the world," Harar added. 

Currently, EdgeConneX owns and operates 60+ data centers across 50 markets throughout 30 countries; its portfolio also includes over 200+ far edge and EdgePop deployments and 500+MW of capacity deployed and/or in development worldwide.