electronics

What’s Old Is New: Why Cisco Wants Its Products Back

Blog

This post was written by guest blogger Abbey Burns, Circular Economy Program Manager at Cisco.

Cisco’s products power networks and shape the way we live, work, play, and learn. However, they also shape the world in many other ways. We extract natural resources to make and ship our hardware, and our customers rely on this same pool of resources to make their own products and run their own businesses. We can’t keep taking, without giving. It doesn’t last. But as a business, as a society, as a species, that is exactly what we’ve been doing. And it’s not sustainable.

Better Safe Than Sorry: Assessing PFAS Risk

Blog

Are you holding off on assessing the risk of PFAS at your facility? Don’t wait. Antea Group is seeing a growing number of enforcement and legal actions focused on PFAS across the country taking companies by surprise.

Read our blog and find out what action you can take to prepare.

About Antea Group

Dell Recovered 2 Billion Pounds of Used Electronics

Article

Today is Global Recycling Day, a time for us all to step up our individual recycling efforts and to press our business, community and government leaders to expand their recycling infrastructure.

Out With the Old Gadgets, in With the New: How to Recycle E-waste

Blog

If Santa brought you a new phone or tablet this holiday season, or you couldn’t resist the sale price on a 70-inch TV, you might be wondering what to do with your old electronics. 

You’re not alone. Overall, Americans get rid of 7 million tons of old electronics – or “e-waste” – each year. That adds up to about 42 pounds per person!

What does e-waste include?

New Report Provides Insights on Responsible Sourcing in Automotive and Electronics Industries

Press Release

BRUSSELS and ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 12, 2018  /3BL Media/ – Drive Sustainability and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) today announced the release of a new study examining responsible sourcing of materials in the automotive and electronics industries. The report, Material Change, was commissioned by Drive Sustainability and the Responsible Minerals Initiative and completed by The Dragonfly Initiative (TDI).

IoT, Maker Movement Add "Cool" Factor to Industrial Sector

by Alex Iuorio, Avnet Senior Vice President of Supplier Development
Article

In the early days of my career, when I would tell people I worked for an electronics distributor, their eyes would light up with fascination. The era of personal electronics was just dawning and the public was mesmerized. Once I clarified that I worked primarily with industrial manufacturers, their eyes would instantly glaze over. While consumer electronics was considered sexy, the industrial sector was more utilitarian. Critical of course, but hardly fodder for cocktail party chitchat.

Avnet Success Story Video | The Story of Owlet

Multimedia with summary

Watch the full story on how Avnet helped guide Owlet’s smart baby sock from idea to product and then to market. Owlet developed a baby sock that tracks heart rate and oxygen levels in infants, designed to notify parents if levels fall outside preset zones. Discover how Avnet helps guide today’s ideas into tomorrow’s technologies at www.avnet.com/su

Avnet Chief HR Officer MaryAnn Miller Named One of Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

Press Release

PHOENIX, April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that MaryAnn Miller, Senior Vice President, Chief HR Officer and head of Global Marketing and Communications has been named one of 2017’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council. This is the third time in her 11-year tenure with Avnet that Miller has received this distinguished honor, first in 2014 and again in 2015.

Avnet Launches ‘Reach Further’

New brand reflects the company’s purpose of guiding today’s ideas into tomorrow’s technology
Press Release

PHOENIX, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ --  Highlighting its ongoing mission to help customers navigate an ever-changing technology landscape, Avnet (NYSE: AVT) today introduced “Reach Further,” its new global branding campaign. Reach Further reflects Avnet’s corporate transformation as well as the collaborative relationship with the company’s customers in navigating the complex process of bringing new technology to the marketplace.

Avnet Named a World’s Most Ethical Company

Ethisphere Institute honors Avnet for the fourth consecutive year for leading with integrity and aligning its principles with action
Press Release

PHOENIX, March 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Avnet (NYSE: AVT) has been recognized as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® for the fourth consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

Pages

Subscribe to electronics