transportation, emissions, electronics supply chain

3 Steps to Reduce Emissions in a Complex Electronics Supply Chain

Electronics manufacturers are asking for more sustainability data from suppliers as the meaning of Corporate Social Responsibility extends further up and down the supply chain. These conversations are opportunities to manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from a potentially significant source: freight transportation. From materials-sourcing to manufacturing, distribution, take-back, and recycling, transportation-related GHG emissions data can…

Getting to a Sustainable Future

Earth Day 2015 offers us a time to reflect upon the thin biosphere surrounding the planet, that most important niche that we depend upon for our existence. At Smith, we realize the significance of the challenges that we face, and through our actions, we support many efforts to create a sustainable future, including renewable energy,…

Arrow Gets Recycling Nod in Europe

Arrow Electronics, Inc., announced today that it has received certification to the Responsible Recycling standard for its value recovery business based in the Netherlands. The R2 certification represents the first of its kind for Arrow’s operations across Europe and adds to Arrow’s R2 certifications in the United States and Brazil.  The certificate relates to the…

Arrow Secures e-Stewards Certification for Reno Facility

Englewod, Colo.–Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), today announced the certification of its Reno, Nev., facility to the e-Stewards standard, one of the world’s most comprehensive electronic waste management certifications. “Arrow is our first global e-Stewards IT asset disposition provider. We are pleased that Arrow has committed to certifying all of its facilities worldwide within three…

Ingram Micro Mobility Speeds Up Device Recovery

Indianapolis, Ind. – In a move to support increasing demand for mobility device repair, refurbishment and recycling, Ingram Micro Mobility, a division of Ingram Micro Inc., is expanding device-recovery service operations at a key returns center in Plainfield, Indiana. The tech distributor and supply chain services company expects 15 percent growth at this facility alone in July. In North America,…