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Work item: L.1024 (ex L.SEEQ)
Subject/title: Effect for global ICT of the potential of selling services instead of equipment on the waste creation and environmental impacts
Status: Approved on 2021-01-06 
Approval process: AAP
Type of work item: Recommendation
Version: New
Equivalent number: -
Timing: -
Liaison: -
Supporting members: Argentina, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, Egypt
Summary: It is expected that currently billions of new ICT goods - smartphones and others - are sold annually and even more are expected in 2025. Business models based on servitization which would - most effectively - improve the circularity of these ICT goods are not well understood, e.g. prolonging the lifetime and/or the e-waste collection rate. The cases in the ICT ecosystem - for which the ICT goods - are better sold as services/subscriptions than products, are not clearly understood from an environmental point of view. This Recommendation utilises information compiled from stakeholders which can provide good insights into the specified potential challenge.
Comment: -
  Historic references:
Anders Andrae, Editor
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