Today is the launch of TCO Certified, generation 8, focusing on the most relevant sustainability challenges.
October 25 is Global World Ecolabel Day, celebrating products and services that are independently verified to be more sustainable.
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.
In December 2018, the next generation of the sustainability certification TCO Certified will be launched — generation 8. The criteria draft is now released, including many new and updated criteria, aiming to drive even further sustainability progress in the IT product industry.
AV buyers will now have an easier time to make more sustainable choices, as market leader Epson is the latest to achieve the TCO Certified designation, for 45 of their professional projector models.
#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.
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.
By setting relevant sustainability criteria, purchasing organisations can help drive increased environmental and social responsibility in the market.
IT brand HP has joined Dell and Lenovo in achieving the TCO Certified sustainability certification for a range of notebook computers.