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Sustainability Report 2019 published

04 Jun 2020

In 2019, 3stepIT prevented more than half a million devices from being dumped or destroyed. By giving their devices a second life, our customers halved their electronic waste (e-waste) and reduced related carbon emissions by 36%. It is a record we are incredibly proud of, and this World Environment...

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BNP Paribas 3 Step IT certified as a Solar Impulse Efficient Solution

22 Jan 2020

We are delighted that our joint venture BNP Paribas 3 Step IT has been certified as a Solar Impulse Efficient Solution. The Efficient Solution label seeks to bridge the gap between ecology and economy. These solutions combine protection of the environment with financial viability. Certified...

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3stepIT receives circular economy recognition from Sitra and Excellence Finland

23 Oct 2019

Focused on IT device lifecycle management, 3stepIT receives a joint recognition for circular economy from The Finnish Innovation Fund, Sitra, and the Finnish Quality Association, Excellence Finland. The recognition was given to 3stepIT for its work as a long-term pioneer for a more carbon-neutral...

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Does sustainability mean profitability?

23 Oct 2019

Now, more than ever, there is talk of sustainability. But we are not just interested in the talk. Attention should increasingly be paid to the business impact of sustainability. Key is, how corporate responsibility – or lack thereof – impacts staff, customers and investors. What is genuine...

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The e-waste issue

11 Oct 2019

Waste is everywhere. There’s waste in our homes, laying on the streets and floating in the oceans. There’s even microplastics in the clothes we wear, in the water we drink and in the food we eat. E-waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the world. In the modern society, want has blinded us...

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Circular economy 101

20 Sep 2019

The words ‘Circular economy’ have been on the lips of every company from Adidas to IKEA for a good while now. Everyone wants to jump on the circular economy bandwagon by shouting about sustainability targets and buzzing about zero waste solutions. And it’s no wonder: the circular economy is indeed...

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Trash expedition – a company event that matters

04 Sep 2019

We consume more resources than we have available, we don’t recycle them adequately, and we generally throw out far too many useful things. But much of our waste doesn’t get recycled, or create landfill. Sadly, a lot of the trash we throw out ends up directly in nature: in hedges, on the streets and...

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Ending Digital Inequality

13 Aug 2019

Some of us are technological trendsetters who rush to the store whenever the latest iPhone is launched and have drawers overflowing with old MP3 players, tablets and other digital antiques that used to be high-tech must-haves. Technology drives the world forward, creates endless possibilities and...

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We have wasted the Earth’s resources

29 Jul 2019

Rember July 29th 2019? For many it was just a manic Monday, or maybe the first day back at work after a holiday. But it was also Earth Overshoot Day. This means that we have used more of our planet’s resources than it can renew in one year. We have used more ecological assets than nature can...

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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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