In this year’s edition of Impacts and Insights, we’re deep-diving into circularity. What does this actually mean for IT products — and how can the circular economy be implemented on the ground, when you procure and use IT products? What stands in the way for circularity and how can these obstacles be removed? To answer
The report Impacts and Insights 2019 measures sustainability progress among brand owners with IT products certified according to TCO Certified.
The report, Impacts and Insights, measures the most recent effects of the latest generation TCO Certified. The criteria focus on increased brand owner responsibility for supply chain working conditions and conflict minerals initiatives along with a new approach to identifying safer flame retardant chemicals. The current generation of TCO Certified, launched in November 2015, places greater overall responsibility for product and factory compliance on brand owners.
A new report takes a closer look at sustainable public purchasing and examines common myths associated with including sustainability factors in the process.
Swedbank’s values-based, risk assessment approach to IT purchasing led to choice of TCO Certified as sustainability criteria in their purchase of 10 000 notebook computers.