• Digital Divide
    corporate social responsibility

    Make Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) A Primary Facet of Your Employee Retention Strategy

    The days of simply offering the traditional benefits package in hopes of attracting and retaining good employees are a thing of the past. 21st-century employees want to work for companies whose values align with their own. In fact, 75% of millennials—who make up nearly 75% of the workforce—consider a company’s corporate social responsibility policy before taking a job. What’s more?…

  • Recycling
    R2 and e-Stewards

    R2 and e-Stewards Certifications: IT Asset Disposition Must-Haves

    The IT asset disposition industry is largely unregulated in the U.S. This probably sets off some alarms…or at least it should. When businesses and consumers hand over end-of-life electronic assets, they hand over sensitive data as well. No one wants their personal data exposed, making them susceptible to fraud. What’s more, businesses are legally obligated to make sure all customer…

  • Recycling

    Electronics Exportation & Data Security Risks

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 25 percent of the United States’ electronic waste is exported and dumped, rather than being properly recycled. As a result, impoverished regions across Asia and Africa are faced with detrimental environmental and public health consequences. While some devices may be salvageable for reuse, many are burned or buried in large e-waste dumps. This…