Arrow's CSR Mission: Innovating Our World

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Arrow's CSR Mission: Innovating Our World

Human activity changes our world every day. Technology can help prevent environmental damage and allow us to live more sustainably. But technology can create problems too. It won’t be long before there will be 60 billion electronic devices in our world, and more coming every year. Too often, millions of tons of discarded electronics are dumped in Asia, India and Africa, with catastrophic results.

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Sustainatopia Boston – 2016 – Conspiracy for #Good – Part I
“A gathering of the tribe,” Sustainatopia founder John Rosser might say when asked to describe the conference. And it’s true. The coming together of sustainability practitioners – some of whom have been practicing for decades, perhaps as environmentalists or EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) professionals, some fresh from graduate studies – makes for an event that supersedes the superb...
Oct 19, 2016 9:00 AM ET
Enjoying a Longer Life – Another Avenue to Asset Longevity
Not all technology upgrades and replacements are voluntary. When organizations build entire systems around specific hardware – which is often the case – they create intrinsic risk. What if the systems they rely on break and the components needed to repair them no longer are available? It’s not so uncommon for well-designed applications to become integral to an organization’s functioning often...
Sep 30, 2016 3:00 PM ET
Arrow Electronics Employees Adopt Orphanage in Rural Africa
Centennial, Colo. - In the fall of 2015, global technology company Arrow Electronics helped launch the first “DigiTruck” in Africa. The self-sustainable mobile computer lab brought technology and internet access to children living largely off the grid in the Tuleeni...
Jul 26, 2016 1:00 PM ET
Arrow Value Recovery Blog | Sustainatopia #Boston October 9-12
October’s Sustainatopia in Boston will be my fifth Sustainatopia conference. I love this event, and look forward to connecting and reconnecting with others who are actively engaged in trying to effect change on so many interconnected fronts. Sustainability 101 teaches systems thinking, which promotes holistic thinking, a bringing...
Jul 25, 2016 12:00 PM ET
Building Collaborative Networks to Do Sustainability Right
On Earth Day, April 22, 2016, 175 countries signed the Paris climate accord. Literally decades of work led to this historic moment. Now what? The climate goal will be translated into goals set by countries and, within those countries, goals set by governments and corporations in what needs be the...
May 6, 2016 3:00 PM ET