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1 E-waste Challenges & Solutions December 2013

2 SIMS at a glance Global 6 continents, 46 countries Over 500,000 tonnes processed annually #11 on the list of Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies Quality ISO 9001:2000 Environment ISO Health & Safety OHSAS R2 (Responsible Recycling) certification Lifecycle ISO India All India reverse logistics coverage Domestic and export models DTZ/SEZ Reuse Recovery Recycling Compliance

3 SIMS at a glance Sims are Ranked 15 th in the worlds top 100 most sustainable companies.

4 Challenges in India Consumption Increase in availability and consumption, faster replacement Awareness Lack of awareness about options, and dangers of e-waste Logistics High cost of reverse logistics, low reliability of logistics providers Informal sector Large informal processes, slow to change, lack of incentives Policies and Regulations Lack of clarity on e-waste laws, slow adoption

5 Challenges for Businesses Recycling across the supply chain Outsourced models for e-waste management Managed customer care services National coverage, Global coordination

6 Challenges for Businesses Managing trade-in & take back programs Refurbishing, reuse, remarketing and resale Certified, transparent, efficient and compliant Global standards for quality, health & safety

7 Challenges for Businesses Handling reverse logistics All Indian reverse logistics, tracking and audit Transfers, bonded goods, Domestic / SEZ facilities Global network for recycling

8 Challenges for Businesses Managing regulations and compliance Complicated interpretation of rules Every State poses challenges Advisory services for regulations and compliance Compliance at local, national and global levels

9 Challenges for Businesses Engaging employees & communities Easy-to-launch schemes across all media types Employee participation and incentive programs Flexible options for Community mobilization

10 Engagement at all levels Awareness Engagement Incentives Logistics Recycling Compliance Businesses Retailers Collect e-waste from factory and production facilities Engage your entire retail network to participate Organize collection activities in your corporate offices Manage all your compliance paperwork, online Create CSR activities (Employee awareness, Community engagement) Create branded collection programs across all your stores Engage with local communities Create incentives (coupons, discounts, etc.) Promote green initiatives, and create brand loyalty Communities Take control over your community s e-waste Self-organize your community Create events and encourage participation Collect money and other incentives for your community

11 The Process of Recycling Production waste Rejects WEEE Parts recovery Recycling Processes Refurbishment/ Product recovery Parts Glass Plastics Metals & concentrates Hazardous waste Incineration Products

12 The Process of Recycling

13 The Process of Recycling

14 The Process of Recycling Process Metal Reclamation Energy Reuse Environmental Impact Manual Dismantling High Low Low Mechanical / Shredding High sent to smelters Low High Incineration None High High Hydrometallurgical High Low High Pyrometallurgical High Low High Bioleaching High Low Low

15 Recycling Asset Recovery Asset Management The Business of Recycling External Programs Internal Programs Trade-in Programs Take back Programs Regulatory and Compliance Programs Infrastructure Recycling Programs CSR, Employee & Community Programs Asset Collection Secure Refurbishment Remarketing Secure Parts Recovery Resale & Trading Reverse Logistics Services Hard-to- Recover Materials Hazardous Materials Mechanical Recovery Manual Dismantling

16 The Business of Recycling Customer request Asset Management Asset Recovery Asset Recycling Material inspection Viability & Commercials Offer & Contracts Assessment Testing Repair Packaging Processing Harvesting Manual Dismantling Mechanical Processing Material Recovery Downstream Processing Logistics & planning Collection from customer site Transport to recycling site(s) Hazardous materials handling & storage Re-marketing of assets Sale of assets Regulatory compliance certifications Financial management

17 Pan India Logistics 1700 points of presence 24 hour service in tier 1 cities 48 hour service in tier 2 cities 72 hour service in tier 3 locations SEZ and DTA capabilities

18 Recycling Asset Recovery Asset Management Partnership Models Collector Programs Reseller Programs Dismantler Programs Certifications Business models Health & Safety Compliance Social impact Environment New models of channel partnerships

19 Managed Take Back Services White labeled web service to engage communities, businesses and retail chains Engage via Web, SMS, Social Media Pickups, logistics, recycling and certifications managed online Launch pan India in minutes (not weeks or months)

20 Dr. Anand Narasimhan Managing Director

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