With our focus on energy reduction and our ISO-14001 environmental management systems, we have made significant progress in reducing our enterprise wide carbon-footprint and providing industry leading environmental reverse logistics solutions for the global electronics supply chain.
Avnet is committed to protecting the natural environment in the communities where it does business. Avnet will proactively promote the preservation and renewal of resources and will consistently practice socio-ecological responsibility in all of its corporate operations with a focus on continuous improvement in the interests of current and future generations. See environmental policy.
On Earth Day 2012 Avnet announced that it had achieved a 10% year over year reduction in its enterprise-wide carbon footprint analysis as reported by German firm DFGE. View Earth Day Video message.
Avnet is a participant in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and has begun the process of participating in the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
Newsweek Green Rankings 2012: Placing No. 139 overall and 22 in the Technology Equipment sector.
Data Center Operations in Chandler continue to make remarkable progress in reducing energy consumption in the areas of vertical scaling and virtualization, storage environments, optic-fiber infrastructure, physical infrastructure, and PC hibernation. It was named by Computerworld as one of the TOP 12 GREEN IT vendor Organization in the US for 2011. more