TCO Certified, generation 8 is now launched, helping organizations make responsible choices when purchasing IT products.
By using TCO Certified, generation 8, you send a clear message to industry to protect human rights, work against corruption and protect workers’ rights.
Today is the launch of TCO Certified, generation 8, focusing on the most relevant sustainability challenges.
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.
Two and a half billion people use smartphones daily. Did you know that smartphones are connected to conflicts and violence because of minerals such as tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold? These minerals are often called conflict minerals since they are mined in conflict-affected areas where human rights abuses are common.
Webinar on-demand: Closing the gap – the role of purchasers in driving a more socially responsible IT supply chain
Listen to our first webinar of the year where we discussed our supply chain responsibility findings from 2017 and what they mean for you as an IT purchaser.
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.
By setting relevant sustainability criteria, purchasing organisations can help drive increased environmental and social responsibility in the market.
On Tuesday, May 9 the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council presented TCO Development with an Outstanding Case Study Award. The case study outlined achievements in improved social responsibility in the IT manufacturing supply chain where certified products are made, making it easier for IT purchasers to make more sustainable choices.