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Sustainability at the heart of customer service

20 Jun 2018

3 Step IT Sustainability report in brief 3 Step IT CEO Carmen Ene and Senior consultant Marjo Hietapuro (EY) discussed our new sustainability report in June. Listen to the recording and learn about what sparked our first report and how it benefits our customers and partners. “We don’t only deliver...

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Technology - turning on untapped potential

05 Jun 2018

"Finger to his forehead my father would tell me 'they can never take away what is in here'.'' Growing up in Bucharest, these were words my parents instilled in me. They were confident that investments in learning would help carry me through hardship - and though any child hates to admit it, my...

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Surfing on the green IT-wave

15 May 2018

Article: Grunde Grimsland. Originally published in Finansavisen on 07 May 2018 An increasing appetite for "green IT" in business and attention surrounding GDPR results in rapid growth for the IT-leasing company 3 Step IT. The IT-leasing company 3 Step IT, which commemorated 20 years in 2017, was...

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New digital expertise in 3 Step IT Board of Directors

09 May 2018

3 Step IT is strengthening its digital know-how with a change in the Board of Directors. Teppo Paavola (MBA) will replace Claes Paulsson as a board member from the beginning of May. Teppo Paavola has extensive experience from digital business and he has created several businesses across the field...

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Circular economy where the end is a new beginning

16 Mar 2018

3 Step IT was circular before knowing it. "It so happened that our business model, even if it is 20 years old, has become more relevant than ever, because of things that have happened outside the [leasing] world." Read our CEO Carmen Ene ’s thoughts on circular economy and the leasing business in...

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Building the future

13 Dec 2017

Our customers expect the leasing industry to deliver offerings that reflect fundamental changes in the IT landscape. I went to two asset finance industry conferences recently: Leaseurope in the summer, and Leasing Life in November. At both, I had many thoughtful and thought provoking discussions on...

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20 years makes for a great beginning

12 Dec 2017

The end of the year is often a time for reminiscing and reflecting on past experiences before gearing up for the new year – and sure enough, this feeling of gratitude is ever greater this December, as 3 Step IT celebrates its 20th birthday. What more can I say – it’s been quite a ride. What started...

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Is the world finally ready for the circular economy

27 Nov 2017

The 4th industrial revolution is driven by The Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation and other advanced computing technologies. But what makes this revolution complete is a new attitude towards re-using and re-cycling the IT devices so central to our modern world...

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Carmen Ene named among the 50 most influential people in asset finance in 2017

19 Oct 2017

Carmen Ene, CEO, 3 Step IT, has been named on the Leasing Life Power 50 for the second year in a row. Published annually, this is a list of the 50 most influential people in the European leasing industry. “I am very happy to be on this list”, says Ene. “It is good to see that our hard work is...

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IFRS 16 reporting lease contracts considerations for finance teams

04 Oct 2017

The IFRS 16 standard introduces significant changes to lease accounting and clarifies the definition of a lease contract. According to Timo Ihamäki* from PwC Finland, the definition hinges on who has control of an asset: ‘The new standard highlights the concept of control,’ Ihamäki explains, ‘in a...

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