CNE Direct has earned the highest quality, environmental, health & safety, and responsible recycling certifications employed in our industry. Our highlighted certifications and awards include:
The CNE Direct team is committed to protecting the environment and delivering quality throughout every level of the organization. Our quality and environmental programs include a portfolio of certifications to international quality, environmental and recycling standards, which include:
The Sustainable Electronics Reuse & Recycling (R2) Standard v3 certifies that CNE Direct has been audited and is in compliance with the requirements for downstream vendor management, data sanitization, brokering, and testing & repair of used IT equipment and components. R2, which stands for Responsible Recycling, is a standard specifically created for the electronics recycling industry by Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI).
CNE Direct maintains independent third-party certification of its quality management system to the international ISO 9001:2015 standard – a management system that specifies in broad terms the necessary components of a quality management system. CNE is audited for IT Asset Value Recovery though data sanitization, refurbishment, reuse, resale, distribution and brokering of IT equipment and components in the global market.
CNE Direct recognizes the importance of operating in an environmentally responsible manner and maintains ISO 14001:2015 to demonstrate this commitment. ISO 14001 is an internationally recognized environmental management system standard designed to help organizations minimize how their operations may negatively affect the environment. CNE is audited for IT Asset Value Recovery through data sanitization, refurbishment, reuse, resale, distribution and brokering of IT equipment and components in the global market.
CNE Direct has achieved ISO 45001:2018 registration for operating an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system that works to eliminate or minimize risk to employees and other parties by preventing work-related injury and ill health, as well as by proactively improving its OH&S performance. CNE is audited for IT Asset Value Recovery though data sanitization, refurbishment, reuse, resale, distribution and brokering of IT equipment and components in the global market.
The CNE Direct facility in Columbus, Ohio is certified to TAPA FSR Level A requirements (Transported Asset Protection Association Facility Safety Requirements). TAPA FSR specifies the minimum acceptable standards for secure warehousing, or in-transit storage, withing a supply chain.
As an IT lifecycle company, CNE helps businesses manage their reverse supply chain programs, guiding technology through the various stages of a product’s lifecycle. The organization specializes in identifying ways to extend the useful life of technology, by using reuse, refurbish, and disposal hierarchy, which in turn, reduces contributions to the e-waste stream. IT lifecycle management services include procurement, deployment, repair, and disposition of electronic components and computer hardware. Download our QEHS policy.
The CNE Netherlands facility is a member of the Lenovo Trusted Supplier Program, which is an established list of trusted Lenovo suppliers that are regularly audited and found to demonstrate sound security practices. The program’s goal is to ensure that every supplier meets high security standards set by Lenovo’s customers.