ERI Releases Annual 2021 ESG & Data Security Report

FRESNO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ERI, the nation’s largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, announced today the release of its second annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) & Data Security Report for Fiscal Year 2021, which can be accessed on the company’s website at ERIdirect.com.

The report summarizes ERI’s ESG-related achievements, innovations and highlights from the previous year and demonstrates the company’s dedication to exceed its ESG goals and benchmarks. The document also highlights ERI’s unique culture and how the team demonstrated creativity and resilience while navigating through unprecedented challenges to make 2021 a record year for gross revenues and profits, while furthering its mission to protect “people, the planet and privacy.”

The fully illustrated document also shares ERI’s mission-based and ESG-related insights and analysis pertaining to:

  • Environmental resources management and carbon footprint
  • Innovation and improvements
  • Innovation in the circular economy
  • Downstream management for responsible recycling
  • Managing data privacy and environmental risks
  • Transparency
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I)
  • Community outreach, education and philanthropy
  • Future direction and goals

“We know that ESG, the circular economy and hardware data destruction are all massively growing areas that are receiving laser focus across all the industries we work with,” said John Shegerian, ERI’s Chairman/CEO. “ESG is something ERI has been doing as part of our very DNA since the beginning, and we are very proud to be able to display that in the report. This document also serves as a reminder of what a banner year 2021 was for ERI in that so many of our new and existing partners and customers approached us directly to help them achieve their own circular economy, ESG and zero waste, zero emissions, and zero landfill goals. As our ESG report makes plain, we look forward to continuing to make record profits and grow our shareholders’ value – all while making the world a better place.”

ERI is the largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company in the United States. ERI is certified at the highest level by all leading environmental and data security oversight organizations to de-manufacture, recycle, and refurbish every type of electronic device in an environmentally responsible manner. It is the first and only company in its industry to achieve SOC 2 certification for security and data protection. ERI has the capacity to process more than a billion pounds of electronic waste annually at its eight certified locations, serving every zip code in the United States. ERI’s mission is to protect people, the planet and privacy. For more information about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-ERI-DIRECT or visit

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