Learn About Arrow Value Recovery’s Certifications and Global Compliance Program Standards
Arrow maintains the highest standards in IT asset disposition (ITAD) and end-of-life processing of electronics, meeting or exceeding government regulations everywhere we operate. With the largest owned and operated global footprint in the industry, we’ll provide you international compliance with no surprises. Our commitment to these certifications enables us to protect your data, your value, and your brand, as well as workers and the environment. To provide you ongoing value, not only are our facilities certified to these industry standards, but we also engage in continuous improvement efforts to ensure that we always set the highest achievable bar.
Our portfolio of industry, quality, and environmental certifications reinforces our commitment to our clients’ brand protection and environmental stewardship. And our team of IT asset disposition experts applies the appropriate certifications to convert your complex ITAD situations into a customized, manageable system.
ADISA: The Asset Disposal and Information Security Alliance standard is the first and only data security standard designed specifically to address the risks associated with end-of-life processing of electronic assets including logistics and data sanitization.
- Creates an environment within the ITAD process that offers equivalent levels of security to those in place when the asset was in its previous live environment
- Ensures that the sanitization of data has been done in accordance with independently verified tools or follows current best practice
- Helps end users achieve compliance with data protection legislation, HIPAA, and PCI DSS
- Offers brand protection
- Maximizes residual return on retired assets
ISO/IEC 27001:2013: This standard from the International Organization for Standardization ensures that organizations who hold it have implemented a methodical approach to properly manage corporate information and keep IT assets secure.
- Ensures compliance with the new EU Data Privacy Regulation which includes stricter requirements for collection, processing, storage, and destruction of personal data
- ISO 27001 certification is a requirement for any business disposing of assets in the United Kingdom public sector
- Helps manage sensitive company information so that it remains secure
- Offers brand protection
Environmental Health and Safety
ISO 14001: 2004: The International Organization for Standardization specification for an Environmental Management System is designed to help organizations meet environmental obligations, reduce environmental impacts, improve pollution prevention, and provide a process for continual improvement.
- Reduces exposure to non-compliance with environmental legislation
OHSAS 18001: 2007: The Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Services standard provides an international health and safety management system specification to minimize risk to employees and ensure compliance with OH&S policy – all validated by an external third party.
- Minimizes the risks of production delays
- Demonstrates commitment to provide a safe working environment for staff and external parties
R2: 2013: The R2 standard establishes responsible practices for the recycling of electronics globally and is protective of worker health and safety, the public, and all data on all media devices until it is destroyed.
- Reduces exposure to non-compliance with domestic and international legislation
- Securely destroys proprietary data
RIOS: 2006: The Recycling Industry Operating Standard® (RIOS) is a U.S. industry standard for quality, environmental, and health and safety (QEH&S) management systems, providing a framework for scrap recyclers and scrap materials, including electronic scrap, to improve their QEH&S performance.
- Reference benefits of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 certification
ISO 9001: 2008: The International Organization for Standardization specification for Quality Management is based on customer focus, leadership, involvement of people, process-driven approach, system approach to management, factual approach to decision making, mutually beneficial supplier relationships, and continual improvement.
- Centers on client and customer needs and satisfaction
- Facilitates clear understanding from all parties
- Accurately measures and provides transparency to process data
For more information on our compliance program, contact us.