Environmental Statement 2021

As a requirement of its EMAS certification, HLRS prepares an annual environmental statement that provides an overview of its recent environmental and energy management activities, based on the most recent data available. This includes reporting on progress in meeting its performance goals. 


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Environmental Protection and Sustainability at HLRS and IHR

  • Scope of the Environmental Management System
  • Sustainability and energy policies
  • Blue Angel for Energy-Efficient Computing Center Operations
  • Timeline of environmental and sustainability activities

Organization of Environmental Management at HLRS and IHR

New Computers and New Computing Center Construction

Training and Awareness-Building

Sustainable Procurement

Energy at HLRS

  • Energy supply
  • Rebound effect
  • Description of energy Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

Environmental KPI’s

  • Power
  • Cooling
  • Heating
  • CO2 emissions
  • Water and waste water
  • Waste
  • Paper
  • Summary of environmental KPI’s

Environmental Management Program

  • How the environmental management program is determined
  • EMAS evaluation table (abbreviated example with excerpt)
  • Sustainability and environmental program (excerpt)
  • Implemented sustainability projects

List of figures and tables

Statement of validity by the environmental auditor, according to EMAS



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Sustainability and Environment

HLRS is committed to the continual improvement of its environmental performance. Learn more about our activities.

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