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Wharton Business School, Electronic Recyclers International Team Up on E-waste Initiative

Fresno, Calif.-based Electronic Recyclers International has partnered with the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business's Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership to develop next generation solutions for e-waste recycling.

The company said that it will collaborate with IGEL on initiatives that bond sustainability and business best practices and develop the next generation of sustainability solutions for both electronic recycling and the broader community.

According to Electronics Recyclers International (ERI), with a program committed to cultivating innovation, IGEL promotes knowledge for business sustainability through world-class research and an open dialogue between academic, corporate, government and non-government organisations.

“Partnerships with leaders of industry such as ERI are essential to our research, teaching and thought leadership efforts,” said Joanne Spigonardo, senior associate, director of business development at Wharton IGEL.

“This collaboration can yield practical real-world results and cutting-edge solutions for problems ranging from curbing the glut of e-waste entering our waste stream to digital security to electronic recycling best practices in general,” she said.

Additionally, Wharton and IGEL faculty and researchers will participate in an open knowledge exchange with ERI regarding sustainability, industry and community leadership.

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The company said that it will collaborate with IGEL on initiatives that bond sustainability and business best practices and develop the next generation of sustainability solutions for both electronic recycling and the broader community.

According to Electronics Recyclers International (ERI), with a program committed to cultivating innovation, IGEL promotes knowledge for business sustainability through world-class research and an open dialogue between academic, corporate, government and non-government organisations.

“Partnerships with leaders of industry such as ERI are essential to our research, teaching and thought leadership efforts,” said Joanne Spigonardo, senior associate, director of business development at Wharton IGEL.

“This collaboration can yield practical real-world results and cutting-edge solutions for problems ranging from curbing the glut of e-waste entering our waste stream to digital security to electronic recycling best practices in general,” she said.

Additionally, Wharton and IGEL faculty and researchers will participate in an open knowledge exchange with ERI regarding sustainability, industry and community leadership.

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