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City of Vetlanda: Why we choose TCO Certified

At the City of Vetlanda, Sweden, environmental, social and ethical criteria are an important part of our purchasing program. These priorities are reflected in our current purchasing policies. In our latest Chromebook tender, we decided to use TCO Certified to bridge the gap between our limited resources as a public entity and the expertise required to set relevant criteria and verify IT product compliance.

2017-06-19T15:42:49+00:00 19 June, 2017|Categories: Best Practice, News|Tags: , , |

The power of many – banking and insurance sectors join forces for Sustainable IT

15 Swedish banks and insurance companies have joined together to call for more sustainability options in the IT products they choose. The Banking and Insurance Network for Sustainable IT Purchasing plans to use their collective voice to communicate the growing demand for sustainably designed and made computer products to the IT industry.

2017-03-06T09:59:18+00:00 29 October, 2014|Categories: Best Practice, News|Tags: , , |

Germany’s Federal Employment Agency – taking a stand for sustainable IT

In an effort to drive their engagement in Sustainable IT efforts, The German Federal Employment Agency has announced a collaboration with IT vendors and TCO Development to drive their sustainability demands when buying new computer hardware. The use of sustainability certification TCO Certified will be a key component.

2017-03-06T09:59:28+00:00 25 November, 2013|Categories: Best Practice, News|Tags: , |

Germany’s Federal Employment Agency – taking a stand for sustainable IT

In an effort to drive their engagement in Sustainable IT efforts, The German Federal Employment Agency has announced a collaboration with IT vendors and TCO Development to drive their sustainability demands when buying new computer hardware. The use of sustainability certification TCO Certified will be a key component.
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2017-03-06T09:59:28+00:00 25 November, 2013|Categories: Best Practice, News|Tags: , |

Sustainability certification a catalyst for IT industry progress in socially responsible manufacturing

STOCKHOLM, September 4, 2013. According to recent figures from TCO Development, products from 15 major brands of displays, computers and other devices have now fulfilled new criteria for socially responsible manufacturing required by the TCO Certified sustainability certification for IT products.

2017-03-06T09:59:29+00:00 4 September, 2013|Categories: Best Practice, News, Pressrelease|Tags: , |

Malmö, Sweden – a Climate Smart City

The City of Malmö is aiming to be Sweden’s most climate smart city specifically by implementing an IT infrastructure that reduces its environmental impact. Malmö is also a signatory of the Green Digital Charter – a declaration among cities in Europe to work together in meeting EU climate objectives through sustainable use of IT.

2017-03-06T09:59:31+00:00 5 June, 2013|Categories: Best Practice, News|