A new generation of TCO Certified sustainability criteria for personal computers and displays are drafted by TCO Development
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TCO Certified, generation 8 marks a major step forward in several areas. With several new and updated criteria, this generation aims to drive progress in supply chain responsibility and transparency as well as taking a more circular approach to IT products by extending their usable lifetime and promoting re-use.
Today is the launch of TCO Certified, generation 8, focusing on the most relevant sustainability challenges.
Our current linear consumption model is unsustainable. The circular economy is a way of building a brighter and more resourceful future.
We have received questions regarding the ETEC_MAX value for displays in TCO Certified, generation 8. Here is a clarification of which value we want you to report.
TCO Certified, generation 8 encourage a circular approach to the production and consumption of IT products by demanding durable products that can be repaired, upgraded and recycled. We take a large step forward in supply chain responsibility with sharper criteria, increased monitoring in high risk factories and by following up on corrective action plans in an even more efficient way. TCO Certified, generation 8 is also designed to help your organization contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Beginning September 4, brands are able to apply for product certification in accordance with TCO Certified, generation 8. Get a first look at how this generation addresses issues such as circularity, supply chain transparency and responsibility.
The criteria for TCO Certified, generation 8 are finalized and published. By applying now, brands can be among the first to get their products certified to the new generation.
TCO Certified, generation 8 is now open for applications. The IT industry can now apply for product certification ahead of the public launch in December.
TCO Certified, generation 8. Webinar mini-series for IT industry on how to apply for next generation product sustainability certification.