In this Sustainability Impact Digital Summit moment, excerpted from the digital event on Jan. 26, Tom Smith speaks with Stefan Maurer, Vice President of Enterprise Effectiveness, Avnet. The two discuss the level of priority that the company has for sustainability.
00:12 — Tom Smith asks Maurer where sustainability fits within the realm of corporate priorities for Avnet.
00:32 — Maurer says Avnet’s board of directors and the company’s CEO have highlighted the importance of sustainability. Avnet is an electronics components distributor that operates on a global scale. Maurer suggests that Avnet only wants to work with partners and customers that comply with sustainability regulations and ideas.
01:25 — Avnet issues a supplier code of conduct and uses software and technology to measure supply chain due diligence. Maurer says this is a clear guideline that the company focuses on. If partners don’t comply, Avnet does not want to continue to operate with them.
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