Cloudflare Impact

Our mission is to help build a better Internet. We believe a better Internet can be not only a force for good but also an engine of global sustainability.

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How we are helping build a better Internet

More accessible

Cloudflare is making the Internet more accessible by improving reliability around the world.

  • Learn more about free Cloudflare services that are protecting and improving the performance of millions of web properties.
  • See how the Cloudflare network is expanding digital access globally by delivering Internet content more efficiently. Our network operates within approximately 50 milliseconds of 95% of the Internet-connected population.
  • Learn how Cloudflare is helping make routing Internet traffic more reliable by eliminating hijacked routes.
More private

Cloudflare is engineering privacy protections into the basic infrastructure of the Internet.

More secure

Our network is designed to help band businesses, people, and organizations together to be stronger than malicious actors online.

Building together

Cloudflare is part of a community that is striving to make the Internet a force for good.

  • Learn how Cloudflare works with civil society to monitor trends, threats, and Internet shutdowns with Cloudflare Radar.
  • Cloudflare works with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), Interpol, and nearly 60 other public and private agencies, and has developed free tools to fight child sexual abuse material online. Learn about our guiding principles in handling abuse reports.
  • We collaborate with partner organizations to develop new Internet standards and protocols and address Internet policy and governance challenges.
  • Through Project Fair Shot, we provide our Waiting Room service for free for organizations responsible for distributing COVID-19 vaccines.

Impact spotlight

Zero Trust for Project Galileo and Athenian Project

As part of Impact Week 2022, we announced that we are adding the Cloudflare One Zero Trust suite to our Project Galileo and Athenian Project programs. This will help participants deflect phishing attacks, securely connect employees and partners, and secure their path to the Internet.

A better Internet helps protect the health of our planet

Cloudflare is committed to powering its network with 100% renewable energy and offsetting or removing all historical emissions associated with powering its network by 2025.

To learn more about our greenhouse gas emissions and renewable energy purchases, see our 2021 and 2020 Carbon Emissions Inventory Reports.

As a member of the UN Global Compact, Cloudflare is committed to developing environmentally friendly technologies.

A better Internet is built on respect for human rights

Cloudflare is committed to respecting human rights under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

As a Global Network Initiative (GNI) member, we are committed to helping to protect and advance freedom of expression and privacy online.

How Cloudflare helps promote human rights online

Project Galileo

Project Galileo provides free security services to thousands of organizations working in the arts, human rights, civil society, journalism, and democracy.

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Athenian Project

Election websites need to be fast, reliable, and secure — Athenian Project provides resources to help with all three goals.

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Cloudflare for Campaigns

Cloudflare for Campaigns meets the essential needs of political campaigns, including securing candidates' web presence and safeguarding internal network and data.

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Project Pangea

With Project Pangea, we can help communities solve the network challenges of routing traffic to and from the Internet.

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A better Internet is built by teams that are diverse and inclusive

Cloudflare is building a thriving, collaborative culture where we respect each other's work, listen to new ideas, and encourage each other's growth.

Cloudflare named one of the Most Loved Workplaces in 2022 by Newsweek and BPI

“Having a workplace that allows our team to feel a sense of belonging and empowerment to do their best work is essential. That is why we have built corporate practices, policies, benefits, and an overall culture that is inclusive of everyone, including LGBTQIA+ folks. Achieving a perfect 100 score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, and being recognized alongside all of the other companies that have acted to create inclusive workplaces, is something we are proud of.”

Jennifer (Jen) Taylor Cloudflare SVP, Chief Product Officer

The United Nations Global Compact

Cloudflare is a signatory of the UN Global Compact. We are committed to the UN Ten Principles and to helping build a better Internet that supports global sustainable development goals.

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"Cloudflare Impact is founded in the belief that the Internet can be a positive force for sustainable development across the globe. We are on a mission to help build a better Internet, and are committed to using our environment, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives to do so."

Matthew Prince Co-Founder & CEO, Cloudflare
Michelle Zatlyn President & COO, Cloudflare