Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including social ESG criteria, a right to repair bill in Oregon, a landfill in Tallapoosa county facing a lawsuit and how to maximize the value of off-lease equipment through vITAD services.
As part of the shifting industry landscape, IT asset disposition businesses are expanding their service offerings and implementing new industry standards, including ESG reporting. ESG criteria focus on three areas in regard to how well a company performs concerning environmental, social, and governance issues. By disclosing environmental, social, and governance data, companies can shed some light on ESG performance and compliance, improve investor transparency, and become more environmentally aware.
Public testimony on a proposed consumer electronics right-to-repair bill spanned two days in Oregon, with 19 favoring SB 542 and eight against it. The bill would require OEMs to make available to owners of consumer electronics or independent repair providers any documentation, tool, part, or other devices that the OEM makes available to authorized repair providers, including software and hardware.
Landfills are a popular disposal method for municipal waste, but they can become a health risk if not properly managed. Along with several other defendants, a landfill in Tallapoosa County, Ala., is facing a lawsuit after landowners claimed that pollutants from Stone’s Throw landfill exposed nearby residents to hazardous chemical compounds.
Leasing equipment provides less commitment and maintenance for enterprises and requires only a minimal initial investment, allowing for the preservation of cash flow for your enterprise. Leasing IT equipment also increases flexibility with taking on new equipment or upgrading as businesses grow and change.