We will be publishing on-demand versions of the presentations from Sustainable IT Summit 2015 in 3 parts. In part 2, Dr. Mark Rossi from US-based Clean Production Action provides an overview of GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals
Learning how to drive social and environmental responsibility in the IT space was in focus when IT buyers, manufacturers and other stakeholders gathered in Stockholm on November 11 at TCO Development’s inaugural Sustainable IT Summit.
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.
Now that the pre-test period for the New Generation TCO Certified is open, many of you have asked how to apply. We're including some general information here that we hope you find helpful.
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!
In this generation of TCO Certified, we're moving to a new approach to reducing the content of hazardous substances in the products we certify
Following the publication of new TCO Certified draft criteria, the stakeholder comment period has now closed for all product categories. The draft of TCO Certified Displays 7 closed on May 19, drafts for all other categories closed on August 31.
Time is running out to comment on the draft TCO Certified criteria for computers, tablets, smartphones, headsets and projectors before the September 1 deadline
Following a stakeholder comment period and draft review process, the new generation TCO Certified Displays 7 is now open for manufacturers to pre-test their products.
On July 8, we’re announcing New Generation TCO Certified draft criteria for seven additional product categories. Criteria for all product categories focus on sustainability throughout the product life cycle phases: manufacturing, use and end of life.