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3 Step IT earns Sustainability award for the second consecutive year

16 Nov 2018

3 Step IT has won ‘Sustainability of the Year’ for the second year in a row at the 2018 Leasing Life Conference & Awards ceremony in Tallinn, Estonia. Carmen Ene , CEO of 3 Step IT commented on the win: “We are very proud to have been recognised for our commitment to sustainability again this...

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Ancient History: the hidden costs of ageing devices

12 Nov 2018

Remember Gangnam Style ? The crazy dance that took the world by storm, and was the first video on YouTube to be viewed a billion times? Feels like a long time ago, doesn’t it? Believe it or not, it was only six years ago. Back in 2012, we were watching Korean sensation Psy do his thing on what was...

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Don’t sweat it – Has Apple got it right?

08 Nov 2018

At the launch of the latest iPhone XS, Apple’s VP Lisa Jackson made headlines by saying that the best thing you can do for the environment is not buy the new iPhone, but hold on to your old device for as long as possible. Jackson was, of course, on the right tracks. Each year the electronics...

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My new world

23 Oct 2018

Before I started working for 3 Step IT, I lived a very wasteful life in all forms. My meat consumption found no limits. Eating meat for 5 days in a row wasn’t something strange. Beans and root crops instead of meat? Are you crazy? Definitely no. Instead of repairing things, it was easier and more...

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Keeping technological globetrotters in the loop

22 Oct 2018

Did you know that your device might visit tens if not hundreds of countries during its lifetime, despite only surviving to the age of four? The prospect of a circular economy seems to be gaining ground. On a global scale, there have been significant advances towards closing the loop – countries and...

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Cycling for saves?

02 Oct 2018

Why should you cycle to work, when driving takes you only a half an hour? Four factors that make driving to work dangerous Finland has the world’s cleanest air , according to World Health Organisation. Still, every year I feel devastated by the polluted dust clouds caused by car traffic during...

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Walk the Talk

02 Oct 2018

We see it in our everyday lives, on the news, in the papers and on ¨the social media. The practises human race built over time, manufacturing new products and developing our world of consumption have resulted in a dying planet. The culture and habits of the planet’s people have such a dramatic...

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Challenging companies to a circular economy

24 Sep 2018

While consumers can ultimately vote with their feet and thus, define the fate of the circular economy, companies play a crucial role in helping consumers make the leap to closed loop. It takes a considerable amount of time for your brain and body to be rewired for a new routine. But in the case of...

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Technology just for the sake of technology?

21 Sep 2018

It’s no secret that in an increasingly more digitalised world, companies are forced to invest in state of the art technology in order to stay relevant and keep their competitive edge. Technology just for the sake of technology is money down the drain. Technology for the sake of efficiency on the...

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3 Step IT recognised for “Best use of data”

18 Sep 2018

3 Step IT has won the category of “Best use of data” in Equipment finance category in the International Asset Finance Network Awards. The winners were announced at the IAFN Awards Dinner on 13 September 2018. According to the IAFN “The aim of this award is to recognise the company that, in the...

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