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TL 9000, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 27001:2013, ISO 14001:2004, R2:2013C-TPAT
OHSAS 18001:2007

Global Compliance

Management Systems
Curvature maintains a wide variety of management systems and programs to ensure that we are following best practices and are compliant with all levels of regulation relevant to our business.

Legal and Other Review
Central to Curvature’s compliance programs is a system of proactive legal reviews to ensure that we adhere to regulations that are applicable for all product lines in all of our global markets. In addition, Curvature adheres to all guidelines and requirements put forth by customers and internal requirements.

Continual Improvement and Investment
Curvature is committed to meeting customer requirements by delivering an enriched product/service that is forever evolving through our continual improvement systems.

  • Always deliver to customer expectations
  • Never settle and continually strive to do better

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
All management systems are addressed in Curvature’s disaster recovery and business continuity plans to ensure that compliance is maintained throughout any event. Business continuity and disaster recovery plans are tested on a regular basis and verified by third party audits.

Code of Ethics & Business Conduct
Curvature believes in and follows good code of ethics and business principles, which include:

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Promise-Keeping & Trustworthiness
  • Loyalty
  • Fairness
  • Respect & Concern for Others
  • Law Abiding
  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Leadership
  • Reputation & Morale
  • Accountability


Quality Policy
Curvature is committed to meeting customer requirements by delivering an enriched product/service that is forever evolving through our continual improvement systems.

Quality Objectives:
* Always deliver to customer expectations
* Never settle and continually strive to do better

Quality elements are ingrained into every department and position. In short, we strive for Customer Focused Processes.

TL 9000 and ISO 9001: 2008 Certifications
Curvature holds both ISO 9001:2008 and TL 9000 certifications for all of its distribution centers. Curvature is among an elite class of networking equipment providers that have achieved this level of quality control. The International Standards Organization and the Quality of Excellence for Suppliers of Telecommunications (QuEST) Forum are the governing bodies for these certifications. This prestigious recognition serves to validate Curvature's demonstrated ability to provide the highest quality levels of procurement and refurbishment services for the telecommunications industry worldwide.


Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Policy
Curvature is committed to assuring that our business operations are performed alongside our goal of acting as responsible environmental stewards, by staying in compliance with legal and other requirements relating to health, safety and the environment, and continually improving our operations in these areas.

We are committed to pollution prevention, and recycling and responsible waste management are ingrained into our processes as a result. In addition, Curvature recognizes the importance and criticality of both employee safety and health, and is committed to the prevention of injury and ill health.

ISO 14001 Environmental Certification
Curvature maintains ISO 14001:2004 certification at its Santa Barbara Operations facility. With our long history of refurbishing and reselling IT equipment, environmental responsibility is a fundamental principal at Curvature. Our commitment to the environment drives us to develop programs that encourage green IT practices by making them financially beneficial as well as environmentally friendly.

OHSAS 18001 Safety Certification
Curvature maintains OHSAS 18001:2007 certification at its Santa Barbara Operations facility. It is Curvature’s policy to provide a safe and healthful workplace for all operations. The 18001 standard guides all realms of safety in Curvature’s EHS program. Following the guidelines of this program ensures that Curvature identifies all safety risks, reduces the potential for accidents, adheres to legal regulations, and continually improves safety performance.

R2 Responsible Recycling Certification
Curvature maintains R2:2013 certification at its Santa Barbara Operations facility. The R2 Standard provides a common set of processes, safety measures, and documentation requirements for businesses that repair and recycle used electronics. R2 is rigorously and independently audited, emphasizing quality, safety, and transparency. This certification is particularly applicable to our Asset Recovery business line—customers can be assured that their assets are handled properly and Curvature is following the proper data destruction practices.

Import | Export

Import/Export Policy
It has always been and will continue to be the policy of Curvature LLC to comply fully with both the letter and the spirit of U.S. export control laws and regulations.

C-TPAT Certification
Curvature is a Certified C-TPAT Importer (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism). Led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, C-TPAT is focused on improving global supply chain security with respect to terrorism.

Information Security

ISMS Policy
The Information Security Management System (ISMS) and the Management Committee at Curvature are committed to preserving the integrity, confidentiality and availability of all its information assets throughout the organization. This is in order to protect customer data, preserve our reputation, gain client competitiveness and maximize return on business opportunities. Information security requirements will continue to be aligned with Curvature’s goals and business objectives.

Curvature has established a high level information security committee, referred as the ISMS Committee and which includes a mixture of the company executives to support the ISMS framework and to periodically review the security policy for continuous, systematic review and improvement.

ISO 27001 Certification
ISO 27001:2013 certification is for Information Security Management Systems and is one of the most widely recognized and prestigious security standards available. By achieving this certification Curvature has confirmed that our ISMS is compliant and in line with the latest industry standards and best practices.