Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including some common myths about e-waste, how IT asset management can help your disposition plan, ESG reporting in the ITAD industry and how virtual reality may be the future of anxiety treatment.
There are many misconceptions about electronic waste. Considering how much the world depends on technology today, it is becoming increasingly vital to understand why recycling e-waste is so important. We’ve provided information on five common myths to help consumers learn more about the importance of proper IT asset disposition.
When it comes to IT equipment, asset management can be just as important as asset disposition. Upon retiring IT assets, it is time to find an ITAD provider for disposition. Many companies are content to hand off their old hardware and wash their hands of it. Out of sight, out of mind, but IT asset management has many facets, including data security and reverse logistics. Before settling on an ITAD provider, here are some aspects of ITAM to consider.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting is making its way through the business world as a new criterion for companies everywhere. By focusing on ESG policies and disclosing data on each, companies can improve aspects of business such as compliance, investor transparency, and environmental awareness. ESG represents a significant change in traditional ITAD industry standards, especially with regard to environmental and social criteria.
Anxiety is no new phenomenon but has grown tremendously throughout the years, and many believe there is a direct correlation between anxiety and technology. More than90 percent of the global population owns a smartphone, which provides unrestricted access to information 24/7. Many experts in the field believe technology increases anxiety by acting as a perpetual distraction, culminating in fear of missing out and growing social comparison. Technology could be why anxiety is rising in young people, but could it also be the key to a coping mechanism?