In the fourth webinar of our 2016 Sustainable IT series, we welcomed Christina Macken, Director of Programs for the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council in the USA, who provided a preview of their upcoming Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing – IT Hardware – version 2.0.
Sustainability certification is more than a label slapped on a box as it rolls off the assembly line. If you want to be confident about the electronics you buy, it’s important to know that third party verification is included.
Increasingly purchasers are demanding more transparency into the environmental and social impacts of the IT products they buy. They’re also uniquely positioned to affect positive change at a scale that can transform markets. That is why new US guidelines for sustainable purchasing of IT and other products will be discussed this week at theSustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) annual summit, in Washington, DC May 24 – 26.
Webinar on “Closing the sustainability gap in public procurement” cover the role of public purchasers in driving positive change and a Swedish case study
As the leaders from 170 countries gathered in Paris to confirm their targets for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, the chair of the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN), Bjorn-Erik Lonn, says that over 50 countries and territories already have an existing tool which can help.
A new report takes a closer look at sustainable public purchasing and examines common myths associated with including sustainability factors in the process.
As part of the new generation TCO Certified, brands declare the energy consumption, recycled plastic content and weight of all certified product models
In the second of our 2016 Sustainable IT webinar series, we take a closer look at Sustainable IT Procurement practices.
The next generation of TCO Certified only accepts non-halogenated flame retardants that have been reviewed by GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals.
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.