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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: , , |

TCO Certified – Outstanding Case study award at SPLC Summit

On Tuesday, May 9 the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council presented TCO Development with an Outstanding Case Study Award. The case study outlined achievements in improved social responsibility in the IT manufacturing supply chain where certified products are made, making it easier for IT purchasers to make more sustainable choices.

2017-05-19T10:48:28+00:00 18 May, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Progress report: Both improvements and challenges in IT factory working conditions

The report, Impacts and Insights, measures the most recent effects of the latest generation TCO Certified. The criteria focus on increased brand owner responsibility for supply chain working conditions and conflict minerals initiatives along with a new approach to identifying safer flame retardant chemicals. The current generation of TCO Certified, launched in November 2015, places greater overall responsibility for product and factory compliance on brand owners.

2017-03-06T09:58:57+00:00 28 February, 2017|Categories: News, Report|Tags: , , , |