Circular economy and sustainable supply chains are issues that procurers can influence by taking real action. During two webinars TCO Development and partners will explain how to outline procurement making IT products more circular and sustainable.

On-demand access webinars Circular IT in practice:

Real world solutions https://tcocertified.com/news/circular-it-in-practice-real-world-solutions/

The purchaser perspective https://tcocertified.com/news/webinar-circular-it-in-practice-the-purchase

Implemented in

  • Africa
  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe and Central Asia
  • Latin America / Caribbean
  • Middle East
  • North America

Sectors of activity
Environmental Services, Waste, incl. Chemicals, Energy, Public Procurement

Type of initiative
Policy Frameworks & Tools, Other

Start date
19/06/2019

Shared by

Annika Overodder

Sustainable IT

TCO Development

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Objectives

Circular Computing specializes in re-manufacturing enterprise-grade IT equipment with a focus on circularity, lifetime extension and preventing e-waste.
Steve Haskew, Strategic Commercial Manager, Circular Computing

Closing the Loop offers users and sellers of phones an easy way to make their device material-neutral and waste free, partnering with entrepreneurs in Africa and Asia.
Joost de Kluijver, Director, Director Closing the Loop

Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, Netherlands.
Cuno van Geet, Strategic Advisor, Circular Procurement

Activities

Get started with sustainable procurement of IT products https://tcocertified.com/files/materials/a-guide-to-sustainable-it-purchasing-with-tco-certified.pdf

Impact and Results

TCO Certified reduction of hazardous chemicals goes beyond legislation. The publicly published list of accepted, independently assessed and benchmarked flame retardants and plasticizers introduce a paradigm shift in handling chemicals.

Continuous audits drive improvement of IT factory working conditions.

Next steps and how to get involved

Watch the webinar series here: https://tcocertified.com/news/circular-it-in-practice-real-world-solutions/