CENTENNIAL, Colo., February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics, Inc. has again been named to FORTUNE’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list, topping the “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment” category for the eighth consecutive year. Arrow’s overall score included a number-one ranking in social responsibility and innovation, among other criteria.
Company recognized for promoting LGBTQ-friendly workplace policies
CENTENNIAL, Colo., February 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – For the third consecutive year, Arrow Electronics earned a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. Arrow joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that also received top marks this year.
DENVER, Colo., January 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A blockchain project supported by Arrow Electronics has increased revenue for Honduran coffee growers and helped them establish long-term buying relationships.
CENTENIAL, Colo., December 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - This holiday season, Arrow Electronics employees contributed to food banks and other charities to help families manage the hardships associated with COVID-19.
Nonprofits have reported a 60% increase in demand for food relief in the United States and other countries this year. One third of people now using food banks had not experienced food insecurity before the coronavirus pandemic.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics is reaffirming its commitment to Neema International, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable children with the help of technology. Arrow has selected Neema as a 2020 holiday charity and will support the nonprofit’s computer education and scholarship programs in 2021.
Neema operates in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Its facilities include an Arrow DigiTruck technology classroom.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/- Arrow Electronics has loaned its original Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) to the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky. The 2014 C7 Stingray will remain on public display in the museum’s Skydome gallery until mid-March 2021.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., November 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics is helping launch a new IoT Smart robot designed to more effectively sanitize surfaces and spaces to help protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus and other pathogens.
The technology was initially conceived for the hotel market. But applications to protect shared environments such as classrooms, hospitals, public transit, and commercial office buildings are generating momentum as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
DENVER, November 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – An undergraduate team from Tulane University captured the Arrow Electronics People Choice Award at the 2020 Collegiate Inventors Competition for developing a new device to safely clean ventilator tubes.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Disabled IndyCar race car driver Sam Schmidt has returned to auto racing with the help of Arrow Electronics, besting more than a dozen able-bodied drivers in a recent two-day competition. Schmidt hadn’t raced competitively since crashing during a 200-mph practice lap 20 years ago, an accident that left him paralyzed from the shoulders down.
He returned to competitive racing in Arrow’s newest Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM), a 2020 Chevrolet Corvette modified with electronic head and voice controls.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics sponsored the Colorado Technology Association’s Women in Technology Conference, a long-running forum for women to discuss the opportunities and challenges of being a woman in the technology industry. Because of social distancing requirements, this year’s conference was held online, featuring virtual networking opportunities, professional development workshops, keynote speakers and general sessions.