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Nikki Reed and Dell Turn E-Waste into New Treasures with Recycled Gold Jewelry Collection

Dell’s collaboration with Reed’s business, Bayou with Love, marks latest in the company’s efforts to put recycled materials back to work
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Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas– January 9, 2018               

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  • Dell and Nikki Reed unveil The Circular Collection by Bayou with Love, a jewelry line made from gold recovered from computer motherboards
  • Collaboration brings visibility to the importance and value of recycling, sustainable design and circular economy
  • Dell announces industry first pilot to reuse gold from e-waste in millions of new motherboards including Latitude 5285 2-in-1
  • Gold reclamation process created by Dell partner, Wistron GreenTech, has a 99% lower environmental impact than traditionally mined gold
  • Supports Dell’s pledge to recycle 100 million pounds of recycled content into its product portfolio by 2020
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Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas– January 9, 2018               

News summary

  • Dell and Nikki Reed unveil The Circular Collection by Bayou with Love, a jewelry line made from gold recovered from computer motherboards
  • Collaboration brings visibility to the importance and value of recycling, sustainable design and circular economy
  • Dell announces industry first pilot to reuse gold from e-waste in millions of new motherboards including Latitude 5285 2-in-1
  • Gold reclamation process created by Dell partner, Wistron GreenTech, has a 99% lower environmental impact than traditionally mined gold
  • Supports Dell’s pledge to recycle 100 million pounds of recycled content into its product portfolio by 2020

Our Global E-Waste Challenge and the Need for Leadership

By Trisa Thompson, Sr. VP and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell
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Trisa Thompson, Senior Vice President and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell, shares in her article on thecirculars.org the growing challenge we face in dealing with the global rise of e-waste. Thompson shares some of the key barriers to innovation as well as provides insight into the work Dell is doing to lead the change. 

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Trisa Thompson, Senior Vice President and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell, shares in her article on thecirculars.org the growing challenge we face in dealing with the global rise of e-waste. Thompson shares some of the key barriers to innovation as well as provides insight into the work Dell is doing to lead the change. 

How Dell is Reimagining the Classroom to Break the Cycle of Poverty

by Houcine Faik
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In Johannesburg, South Africa, a student tells her father she will be a graphic designer. She now has access to a whole new world of learning thanks to a computer and the internet in a Dell Solar Powered Learning Lab. Her father talks about how technology is changing the lives of his daughter and her peers, as he sits outside the new lab. He believes in his daughter.

In his words, “It has changed my child’s life so much.”

VIDEO | Introducing NextWave, A Cross-industry Collaboration Aimed at Developing the First Commercial-scale Ocean-bound Plastics Supply Chain

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Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale will form of a collaborative and open-source initiative called NextWave, convening General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale, Bureo and Herman Miller. NextWave convenes leading technology and consumer-focused companies to develop the first-ever commercial-scale ocean-bound plastics supply chain.

Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale Convene Cross-Industry Group to Address Marine Litter

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News Summary

  • Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics
  • With support of UN Environment, The Lonely Whale will convene the group to create the first global, scalable and operational supply chain that reduces the amount of plastic entering ocean

Each company agrees to test integration of ocean-bound plastic into products or packaging and reduce source plastic across their operations and supply chain 

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News Summary

  • Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics
  • With support of UN Environment, The Lonely Whale will convene the group to create the first global, scalable and operational supply chain that reduces the amount of plastic entering ocean

Each company agrees to test integration of ocean-bound plastic into products or packaging and reduce source plastic across their operations and supply chain 

The Power of One: Tis the Season to Mentor Youth & Spark STEM Passion

by Jessica Anderson
Blog

Each week, 13-year-old Jailimar spends a few hours with her Girls Who Code team to learn the finesse of coding.

There is such a thing, she explains. By building her own website – one that can teach you how to cook – she is gaining the skills to work through coding kinks.

Philips and Dell on Revolutionizing Global Supply Chains – Complimentary Webinar

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For most companies their greatest risks and impacts lie within their supply chains. To truly address areas such as; GHG emissions, Human Rights violations and water usage companies need to work with a whole host of partners.

In a 1-hour webinar debate, you will hear from businesses on how they are driving large scale change in partnership with suppliers, industry associations, NGOs and competitors.

Giving Tuesday: Dell Team Members Make a Difference in Puerto Rico

by Heather Wilson
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In the rural, mountainous town of Jayuya, Puerto Rico, Dell Services Director Jeff Poyner looked around and surveyed how locals were reacting to the devastation of their homes. Weeks earlier on September 20, Hurricane Maria slammed into the island as a fierce Category 4.

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