Björn-Erik Lönn, chair of Global Ecolabelling Network and Sören Enholm, CEO of TCO Development, point out the way forward towards the circular economy.
Today, the Green Economy conference “Putting words into action” takes place in Stockholm as part of the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) annual meeting.
For over 25 years, TCO Certified has developed solutions for driving social and environmental responsibility in IT products and their manufacture.
For over 25 years, TCO Certified has developed solutions for driving social and environmental responsibility in IT products and their manufacture. This year, we celebrate 25 years of working with sustainable IT products.
By setting relevant sustainability criteria, purchasing organisations can help drive increased environmental and social responsibility in the market.
Are you a purchaser of IT products or have an interest in how to contribute to more sustainable purchasing? Come and listen to the experts and meet international independent ecolabels to find out more on how creating a pull in the market stimulates greening of the economy.
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.
For many years, we’ve been purchasing TCO Certified monitors. And now, we’ve decided that other IT equipment we purchase, such as computers, should also be certified.
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.
IT brand HP has joined Dell and Lenovo in achieving the TCO Certified sustainability certification for a range of notebook computers.