As a leading SaaS company, Own is fully aware of its potential impact on the environment. We strive to minimize that impact wherever we can. That means adopting sustainable practices on major items, as well as making a difference on a smaller scale by always seeking to make responsible use of resources.
Own’s services rely heavily on cloud data centers. The environmental benefits of using these, versus their on-premise alternatives, are clear and well documented.
In choosing data center providers, we only work with those that take sustainability seriously. To earn Own’s business, cloud data center providers must:
Own has offices throughout the world. Some of these are larger permanent offices, while others are serviced offices. When selecting our larger offices, we seek to implement the following measures:
We engage with numerous third-party suppliers across a range of industries and we recognize that their respective carbon footprints will vary, depending on the nature of their offering. Taking this reality into consideration, we seek out suppliers that adopt clear and committed environmental policies.
We are committed to continually improving our environmental performance and reducing our environmental impact. Over the longer term, we aim to: