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Kingsoft Cloud Holdings, a leading cloud service provider, is committed to reducing its carbon footprint and it is actively working towards green development. In 2022, the majority of the company's GHG emissions came from purchased electricity, with data centers accounting for 92% of the electricity consumption. In 2022, the company’s GHG emissions reported for scope 1 (Direct GHG emissions) was 53.43 tonne CO2 and scope 2 (Indirect GHG emissions) was 35,796.91 tonne CO2.

Kingsoft Cloud Holdings has taken several steps to reduce its emissions and promote environmental sustainability. The company manages lighting facilities and air-conditioning systems in its office buildings effectively to conserve energy. It also implements recycling initiatives for waste electrical and electronic products, transferring used toner and ink cartridges to manufacturers for recycling and disposing of remaining waste in an environmentally sound manner.

In terms of data center operations, Kingsoft Cloud Holdings prioritizes the use of green power and selects sites with access to renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power. The company complies with green building standards and adopts waste heat recovery technology to recycle heat generated by equipment. It also utilizes efficient cooling systems and equipment to lower greenhouse gas emissions. In 2022, Phase 1 of the Kingsoft Cloud (Tianjin) Cloud Computing Data Center commenced operations following its completion. It earned the designation of "Carbon Neutral Data Center Innovator" from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, bestowed as a result of a low-carbon grading evaluation of data centers.

While Kingsoft Cloud Holdings has made progress in reducing its emissions, it acknowledges the need to stay updated with emerging technologies and customer preferences related to low-carbon data centers and renewable energy. The company actively communicates with customers to understand their needs and strives to achieve low-carbon emission reduction targets.

Overall, Kingsoft Cloud Holdings is committed to addressing climate change and reducing its environmental impact. By implementing various measures to reduce emissions and promote sustainability, the company aims to contribute to a greener future.

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