Technology & the built environment: investing in the infrastructure of the internet sustainably

Net Zero Week

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Thor Johnsen is fund manager of the Digital 9 Infrastructure Trust Plc
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Thor Johnsen is fund manager of the Digital 9 Infrastructure Trust Plc

Today tech can revolutionise the world we live in, however, as we focus our lens on Net Zero Week (2-8 July), it is important to examine the infrastructure that makes this technology resilient and sustainable.

Digital infrastructure is often the missing piece of the puzzle when we talk about technology's potential and investment case, and many investors are still bypassing this sub-sector in favour of glitzy tech stocks and the search for the next ‘unicorn'. As such, many investors are unaware of the importance of the digital infrastructure to our everyday lives, not yet understanding the investment opportunity that it offers or how integral it is to the journey to net zero. The brain of the internet Critical to the day-to-day running of our digital lives are data centres. Data centres are l...

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