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3 Steps to Cultivating Sustainability as a Technology Innovator

How to Strengthen Your Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Efforts and Pave the Way for Sustainability in IT

Climate change is an existential threat to humanity that impacts billions of people around the world. In a recent report, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that we are running out of time to prevent the most devastating consequences of global warming, stating that: 

“... to avoid mounting loss of life, biodiversity and infrastructure, ambitious, accelerated action is required to adapt to climate change, at the same time as making rapid, deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.” 


Taking purposeful action — sooner rather than later — is crucial. In today's IT world, there are many ways technology companies can strengthen their ESG efforts and prioritize sustainability in IT while still focusing on digital transformation, including: 

  1. Optimizing packaging and inventory with the right supply chain model
  2. Participating in the circular economy by considering a product's end of life
  3. Outsourcing technology services to an expert global logistics and repair partner

For sustainability in IT to have a real impact, the entire technology industry needs to be on board. Fortunately, in addition to the most obvious and most important benefit of helping to save our planet, the benefits of prioritizing sustainability are plentiful, too, such as: 

The need for sustainability isn’t going away — the choice is to get on board or get left behind. What actions can your company take today to pave the way for a more sustainable future?