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Purchasing Experts: New EU Directive allows inclusion of ILO Core Conventions in purchasing specifications

Two of Europe’s leading experts in EU-law and public sector purchasing believe that the new EU Purchasing Directive makes it easier for public sector buyers to include ILO’s Core Conventions in specifications when sourcing products and services. Peter Kunzlik, Professor of Law and expert in public purchasing at the University of East Anglia and Catherine Barnard, author and Professor of EU-law at the University of Cambridge led the discussion at a recent conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

2017-03-06T09:59:25+00:00 20 May, 2014|Categories: 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: , |

High interest in sustainability noted among German buyers during CeBIT

During the CeBIT convention in Hannover we saw a high interest in the requirements for TCO Certified, and that German buyers want to contribute to a sustainable future. They're showing that they want the industry to be more involved in sustainability issues, especially social responsibility issues during production.
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2017-03-06T09:59:35+00:00 25 March, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |