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Data security - A vital part of the circular economy

17 Jun 2019

It is no secret that there are major risks associated with data security for companies and organisations. But risks also enable opportunities and with a smooth process for data handling, most things can be completed safely. A relatively easy way to avoid unwanted risks is through the circular...

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Reusing smartphones - Sustainable actions

10 Jun 2019

A study by McMaster University in Canada shows that less than 1% of all smartphones are being recycled , a frighteningly low figure given the environmental impact that manufacturing and purchasing new phones have. In addition, it appears in the report that producing a new smartphone uses as much...

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Sustainability at the core

06 Jun 2019

At 3 Step IT remarketing is responsible for refurbishing and reselling used equipment. This is a key part of 3 Step IT’s approach to building a more sustainable future. Last year, we grew our remarketing business, handling 478,463 devices, up 13% on the year before. Our remarketing team handles...

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Sustainability report 2018

04 Jun 2019

It is World Environment Day today. Its spirit of making it personal resonates with our own commitment to sustainability and protecting the environment, so we have released our latest annual Sustainability Report to coincide . In this report, we announce that in 2018, we successfully refurbished and...

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Stepping up for Sustainability

29 May 2019

At 3 Step IT, we sell sustainable solutions. We build our promises around the circular economy and preach about the CO 2 savings each reused laptop generates. But how environmentally friendly are the daily actions of our employees? 5th of June is World Environment Day and therefore an important day...

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3 Step IT Oy Managing Director Marko Tarkiainen to leave the company

17 May 2019

3 Step IT Oy Managing Director of Finland and the Baltics Marko Tarkiainen has decided to step down from his post and leave the company by the end of May 2019. Acting as interim MD will be 3 Step IT Group CFO Jari Lemmilä. Marko Tarkiainen started the post of Managing Director of 3 Step IT Finland...

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Still one of Finland's most inspiring companies in the circular economy

15 May 2019

We have been placed on the list of the most interesting companies of the circular economy , compiled by the Finnish Innovation Fund, Sitra, for the fourth time. By bringing forward the most inspiring business examples of the circular economy, Sitra aims to challenge Finnish companies to innovate...

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Director’s Cut: slash your TCO by optimising IT device management

06 May 2019

Did you know that employees spend an average of 22 minutes a day dealing with technology-related issues? That adds up to around two weeks of working time every year where employees aren’t being productive . Can you imagine the amount of revenue businesses are missing out on as a result? S low, old...

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3 Step IT Group Announces 14.5% EBITDA Growth in Milestone Financial Year

24 Apr 2019

24 April 2019 3 Step IT , announced an operating profit of €24.5 million in the company annual report, published today. Achieving 14.5% EBITDA growth over the course of 2018, the company also grew revenue by 11% to €675.8 million in 2018. The 3 Step IT remarketing business contributed to this...

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Best sustainable IT finance in Europe

11 Apr 2019

3 Step IT has been awarded for Best Sustainable IT Finance 2019 by CFI (Capital Finance International). Here is what the judges said, in their summary: "Finnish company 3 Step IT has made sustainability the cornerstone of its enterprise, with every employee subscribing to the corporate ethos: what’...

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