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Delivering sustainable public procurement and innovation – EcoProcura2012

The EcoProcura2012 is being held 19-21 september in Malmö and is conference series is the only European-wide forum to promote exchange and dialogue amongst purchasers from all levels of governments. TCO Development will be giving a workshop about social requirements in IT procurement on Friday, September 21. Book the date now. We will also arrange a workspace with sustainable IT workstations for the delegates. Facilitated by IT-recycling company Ingrego.

2017-03-06T09:59:42+00:00 15 September, 2012|Categories: Event|Tags: , |

Statement from TCO Development – Apple leaves EPEAT

The fact that Apple is leaving the EPEAT register because their products can’t be recycled in a way that is environmentally acceptable is one example. Nevertheless the IT-industry needs to take measures. To produce one computer uses about 1.500 kg of water, human rights are violated in the production, the level and handling of the world’s e-waste can’t be neglected. It is a good sign that Apple is sincere and withdraws the products from the EPEAT registration when they can’t meet the standards.

2017-03-06T09:59:43+00:00 11 July, 2012|Categories: News, Pressrelease|Tags: , , |

First IT products to meet new social responsibility requirements in TCO Certified

The first IT products to achieve the new generation TCO Certified sustainability certification are out. Focusing on environmental, social and economic responsibility, TCO Certified is the first program of it’s kind to enhance its environmental certification with requirements for corporate social responsibility – CSR - in production facilities for IT products.

2017-03-06T09:59:44+00:00 10 June, 2012|Categories: News, Pressrelease|Tags: , , , |

Lenovo products first to meet new generation TCO Certified criteria

Manufacturers of IT products can now verify that their products meet sustainability criteria through the sustainability certification TCO Certified. Lenovo is the first that can provide all-in-one computers that satisfy the heightened CSR criteria and these models are within the ThinkCentre M92z and M72z series

2017-03-06T09:59:44+00:00 10 June, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

A Third Party Verification Of Socially Responsible Production Conditions

TCO Certified, the international third party sustainability certification for IT products, now requires independent verification of ethical working conditions among electronics manufacturers applying for product certification. The launch of TCO Development's new tightened social responsibility requirements offers the industry an effective and credible way to improve and verify their progress towards more ethical production practices.

2017-03-06T09:59:45+00:00 2 April, 2012|Categories: News, Pressrelease|Tags: , |

New Generation TCO Certified Program For PCs and Displays

New TCO Certified criterias for sustainable IT. The increased attention to sustainability among professional purchasers worldwide, makes it important that IT products not only are designed for the environment and performance, but that also that these features aren’t included at the the expense of fair working conditions and other social aspects during the production phase.

2017-03-06T09:59:45+00:00 5 March, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |