TCO Certified is a sustainability certification for IT products, making it easier for purchasers and industry to make more responsible choices. TCO Certified includes life cycle criteria for social and environmental criteria and independent verification of product, factories and brand responsibility is included, both pre and post certification.
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We will be publishing on-demand versions of the presentations from Sustainable IT Summit 2015. In part 3, Niklas Egels-Zandén take a closer look at the issue of social responsibility in the supply chain.
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
We will be publishing on-demand versions of the presentations from Sustainable IT Summit 2015 in 3 parts. First out is Niclas Rydells presentation about The New Generation TCO Certified.
Each year about 50 million tons of e-waste is generated worldwide. Only about 13% is recycled in a responsible way. We at TCO Development work every day for positive change in Sustainable IT, including issues
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.
It's a positive development to see initiatives on the market that aim to make the IT industry more sustainable. The product certification TCO Certified and the manufacturer Fairphone both offer the possibility of choosing smartphones that take social and environmental aspects into consideration. However, the report that compares Fairphone side-by-side to TCO Certified Smartphones is somewhat misleading.