TCO Development to discuss sustainable smartphones at UN High Level Political Forum

TCO Development will be presenting the importance of sustainability in the smartphone supply chain as part of the United Nations High Level Political Forum in New York on July 9. The side event “Scaling Solutions for Goal 12 for Smartphones and ICT” will present implementable solutions that can help companies and public sector organizations make more sustainable choices when procuring smartphones.

2018-07-06T14:35:55+00:00 July 6, 2018|Categories: Event, News|Tags: , , |

TCO Certified, generation 8 – thank you for your comments

Many thanks to all who attended our workshops and webinars about the draft TCO Certified, generation 8, as well as for all your comments. We’re currently reviewing all comments and finalizing the criteria for release in early September.

Reuse IT products — make a difference on #CircularElectronicsDay!

#CircularElectronicsDay highlights the fact that 50 million metric tons of IT products and other electronics are discarded around the world every year. The waste contains both valuable metals and hazardous substances that are often released into nature and affect human health.

2018-03-12T11:50:58+00:00 January 24, 2018|Categories: News, Pressrelease|Tags: , , , |

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.

2018-02-19T10:04:56+00:00 June 19, 2017|Categories: Best Practice, News|Tags: , , |