STOCKHOLM, April 6. A new compliance study by sustainability certification TCO Certified reveals major improvements in factories manufacturing IT products for 16 brands.
We have seen some inconsistencies in acoustic noise measurements for TCO Certified Notebooks 5.0, TCO Certified All-in-one PCs 4.0 and TCO Certified Desktops 5.0.
Therefore, we will include the following clarification (in red) in our next generation of TCO Certified. We are already using this principle:
A.4.1 (For Notebooks) A.4.3( For AIO
We have received some questions about how a wall mount function and stand are handled in TCO Certified Displays.
On February 28 we released our 2016 progress report on environmental and social responsibility in the IT industry. Watch our webinar and learn more.
In the fifth installment of our 2016 Sustainable IT webinar series, we make a deep dive into circular economy and IT-products with Annachiara Torciano and Louise Koch. We take a closer look at the current state of circular economy policy approaches, and what it means for the development of more sustainable IT products.
Computers, tablets and other IT products we use daily contain chemicals that are in many cases harmful to people and the environment. For instance, flame-retardants in plastics prevent the product from catching fire and phthalates are used to soften the insulation of the cables.