e-Stewardship: Taking Responsibility in the Information Age

Presented by

Lauren Roman, Basel Action Network (BAN) & Carol Baroudi, Redemtech

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This webinar will discuss the problems associated with the recycling and refurbishment of electronics, the need for an internal policy for recycling electronics, and tools for creating and governing a strong recycling program that will ensure corporate sustainability and vendor conformity to a high standard. The recently launched accredited and independently audited e-Stewards Certification program will be discussed as a critical tool to both define the standard and provide confidence in service providers’ on-going conformance to the standard. Lauren Roman is the e-Stewards Business Director at the Basel Action Network (BAN). Among other things, her work includes development of the e-Stewards Certification program, as well as contributing policy expertise to the EPEAT standards development process and the United Nations’ multi-national PACE Projects. Carol Rademtech, Practice Advisor for Sustainability for Redemtech, a leading asset recovery company and e-Steward Founder. She is a frequent speaker advocating best practices for technology reuse, privacy compliance, sustainable IT, and responsible e-waste management.

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