PEORIA, IL- June 2013
CEO Willie Cade was given the distinct honor of being asked to serve as an advisor on Caterpillar’s External Sustainability Board.
“This appointment brings with it a tremendous responsibility to continue the excellent sustainable practices that Caterpillar promotes.” said Willie Cade, CEO and Founder of PC Rebuilders and Recyclers. “Caterpillar’s innovation and technology to improve the sustainability of their products and services represents true leadership. They understand that environmental responsibility has a global impact.” Mr. Cade went on to state: “I am optimistic that my appointment will allow me to serve in a capacity to assist Caterpillar’s mission and vision of economic, social and environmentally sustainable principles and practices”.
Caterpillar’s mission is to enable economic growth through infrastructure and energy development, and to provide solutions that support communities and protect the planet. Their strategy is to provide work environments, products, services and solutions that make efficient use of the world’s natural resources and reduce unnecessary impacts on communities, the environment and the economy. Caterpillar applies innovation and technology to improve the sustainability performance of their products, services, solutions and operations. They believe sustainable progress is made possible by developing better systems that maximize life cycle benefits, while also minimizing the economic, social and environmental costs of ownership, as reflected in their sustainability principles.
“I am deeply grateful for this appointment as it is a reflection on the lifetime commitment I have made to responsible electronics reuse and its impact on environmental sustainability”, said Mr. Cade. “I look forward to contributing my time, knowledge and experience that I have obtained in my nearly 20 years serving within the electronics reuse and recycling industry”.