Now open – New Generation TCO Certified

Beginning November 11, electronics brands and purchasers will be able to take the next step in sustainable IT. The new generation of TCO Certified has now launched and is open for brands to certify their products and for purchasers to choose products that help them reduce environmental and social risks commonly connected to IT hardware. First to certify product include displays from Eizo, Dell, Lenovo, LG and Samsung, headsets from Plantronics and a notebook from Lenovo.

2017-03-06T09:59:09+00:00 November 11, 2015|Categories: Development projects, News|Tags: , , |

New Generation: Pre-testing now open for all products

The pre-testing process allows industry and our independent verification partners to test products and apply for certification in advance of the official launch, which is scheduled for November 11. This is a great opportunity for you to be among the first to certify!

A new approach to the phase-out of hazardous substances

One of the major changes proposed in the new generation TCO Certified is a fresh approach to reducing hazardous substance content in computers, displays and other electronic devices. Moving away from focusing on banned substances alone, the draft proposes the addition of an Accepted Substances List, specifying substances that have been evaluated and declared as safer alternatives.

2017-03-06T09:59:12+00:00 June 1, 2015|Categories: Development projects, News|Tags: , , |

Update – Criteria review, non-halogenated substances.

TCO Development is evaluating an update of the non-halogenated substances requirement in TCO Certified. Following a pre-study, we are now publishing a pre-draft for stakeholder comment. The purpose of the proposed update is to increase the knowledge of chemical substances with regards to their human and environmental impacts and to drive a shift towards less hazardous alternatives.

2017-03-06T09:59:25+00:00 April 14, 2014|Categories: Development projects, News|Tags: , |