Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including a California right-to-repair bill gathering attention from tech giants, details regarding the conference panel moderated by HOBI co-founder and president, how to achieve governance ESG goals by partnering a WBE certified ITAD provider, and how to protect IT assets with proper packaging and storage.
The Right to Repair movement has been a point of conflict in the tech world for years, with some people believing consumers should have the right to repair their own electronic devices and others who believe it is too dangerous. Several tech giants have lobbied against the movement, but recently, several big names in the tech industry have announced support for California’s right-to-repair bill.
HOBI’s president and co-founder, Craig Boswell, is moderating the Role of Reuse as Tech Evolves panel at the E-Scrap conference in New Orlean today. The annual E-Scrap conference takes place Sept. 18-20, with discussions ranging from mobile repair to battery identification.
As an increasingly more common industry standard, ESG reporting is now something many businesses will look for before partnering with another enterprise. Furthermore, partnering with a WBE-certified IT asset management and disposition provider can help companies achieve governance ESG criteria by working with a woman-owned business.
Preparing IT assets for safe shipping requires proper procedures and materials. ITAD and reverse logistics companies provide this service, but in some instances, clients take on the burden of preparing equipment for shipping, HOBI’s logistics team offers these guidelines to its clients for packing, loading, and storing equipment.