FRESNO, Calif.--ERI, the nation’s largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, announced today the release of its third annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) & Data Security Report for Fiscal Year 2022, which can be accessed on the company’s website at ERIdirect.com.
The report summarizes ERI’s ESG-related achievements, innovations and highlights from the previous year and demonstrates the company’s dedication to exceed its ESG goals and benchmarks. The document also highlights ERI’s unique culture and how the team demonstrated creativity and resilience while navigating through unprecedented challenges to make 2022 a record year for gross revenues and profits, while furthering its mission to protect “people, the planet and privacy.”
The fully illustrated document also shares ERI’s mission-based and ESG-related insights and analysis pertaining to:
- Carbon footprint
- Material circularity
- Innovation and improvements
- Innovation in the circular economy
- Use of A.I. and robotics to improve safety and efficiency
- Downstream management for responsible recycling
- Data & privacy
- Environmental health and safety
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I)
- Community outreach, education and philanthropy
- Continued engagement
Among the many ESG-related highlights for ERI in 2022 detailed in the report is details of its announcement that it is now 100% carbon neutral for all of its operational emissions nationwide. The announcement distinguishes ERI as the world’s first ITAD/electronic recycling company to achieve carbon neutral status.
“ESG is something ERI has been doing as part of our very DNA since the beginning, and we fully display that in the report, which also details our ESG-related innovations, setting new standards for our sector,” said John Shegerian, ERI’s Chairman/CEO. “As our ESG report clearly demonstrates, we look forward to continuing to make record profits and grow our shareholders’ value – all while making the world a better place.”
The full ESG report can be viewed here: https://eridirect.com/2022-esg-data-security-report/
ERI is the largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company in the United States. ERI is certified at the highest level by all leading environmental and data security oversight organizations to de-manufacture, recycle, and refurbish every type of electronic device in an environmentally responsible manner. It is the first and only company in its industry to achieve carbon neutrality at all its facilities nationwide, and the first to achieve SOC 2 Type I and II certifications for security and data protection. ERI has the capacity to process more than a billion pounds of electronic waste annually at its nine certified locations, serving every zip code in the United States. ERI’s mission is to protect people, the planet and privacy. For more information about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-ERI-DIRECT or visit https://eridirect.com.