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【Green Operation】ICBC Advances the Construction and Operation of Green Data Center and Steps up Efforts to Promote Green Digital Infrastructure

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (“ICBC”) attaches great importance to digital transformation. Focusing on “digital ecosystem, digital assets, digital technology, digital infrastructure and digital gene”, ICBC exerted to consolidate the “digital basic support”, furthered the research on the construction and operation of green data center, and actively practiced green digital infrastructure.

First, while deeply exploring the cutting-edge technology of infrastructure, ICBC has applied its construction and operation experience over the past years to the systematic research and overall planning on siting planning, design and construction, electromechanical architecture, equipment selection, and intelligent operation and maintenance. Recently, it completed the research and preparation of the Standards for Construction and Operation of Green Data Center, providing construction guidance and technical support for the Bank’s green digital infrastructure.

Second, ICBC has actively implemented and responded to the national strategy of “carbon peak ad carbon neutrality”, and implemented the requirements of the Carbon Peak and Carbon Neutrality Work Plan of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. With a focus on the green data center, it put forward specific ideas for creating green demonstration parks, taking into account the current situation of parks’ power, water supply, lighting, heating, ventilation and other systems and the latest technologies and best practices of the industry related to green parks and intelligent operations, so as to extend the concept of green and low carbon from the data center to the whole parks.

Next, ICBC will continue to put efforts into green digital infrastructure, strive to build world-class green data center, and deepen digital transformation throughout the Bank.