Re-Tek Continue Pioneering the Circular Economy with Momentous Award Win

Re-Tek UK are proud to share that we have won the inaugural “Best Circular Economy Company” award at the CRN UK Tech Impact Awards.

A Big Night For Sustainable IT

Thursday the 16th September saw many of the IT channel’s most sustainable businesses come together for the inaugural Tech Impact Awards. Run by CRN, these awards celebrated the efforts of IT channel partners becoming more environmentally friendly.

Re-Tek the Night's Biggest Winners

There was stiff competition for the “Best Circular Economy Company” Award, with industry giants HP and Computacenter both nominated. However, Re-Tek pulled off the upset by picking up the award. In a category of 14 strong competitors, Re-Tek were delighted to come out on top.

Why did Re-Tek win "Best Circular Economy Company"?

Re-Tek’s continued efforts to develop and drive forward the circular economy have resulted in the receipt of this award. Judges were impressed by Re-Tek’s commitment to renewable power which allows the business to offset the carbon emissions of their customers. Re-Tek’s innovative processes for extracting critical raw materials was more important however. Re-Tek have taken steps towards saving key materials such as gold, cobalt, and tantalum.

“A huge congratulations and thanks goes out to all of our team for their hard work and dedication in helping us become a leading and trusted partner, pioneering the Circular Economy and driving the industry forwards.” Gordon Lowrie, Managing Director

What's Next for Re-Tek following this award?

Re-Tek will continue to offer best in class re-manufacturing and re-use services to our customers. We are innovating our processes to ensure that we offer cost-effective and secure IT lifecycle services to our partners. Re-Tek are committed to lowering our carbon footprint, and we are looking into new ways to achieve net carbon zero.

“The accelerating worldwide focus on carbon reduction means that the likelihood of many of these recognised initiatives will become an expected standard in our industry in the future where we will continue to invest in progressing and disrupting standard practice therefore reducing the impact technology has on our environment” – Kevin Culligan, Chairman and Co-Founder.