TCO Certified, generation 8. Now accepting applications

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.

Webinar on-demand: Overview, TCO Certified generation 8 criteria and application process

TCO Certified, generation 8. Webinar mini-series for IT industry on how to apply for next generation product sustainability certification.

What’s new in TCO Certified, generation 8?

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.

Updates made to criterion 1.3, Sustainability performance

The criteria 1.3 has been further developed during the draft period of TCO Certified, generation 8. It now includes a number of questions for data gathering, making it possible to measure today’s IT products towards tomorrow’s sustainability criteria.

TCO Certified, generation 8 – thank you for your comments

Many thanks to all who attended our workshops and webinars about the draft TCO Certified, generation 8, as well as for all your comments. We’re currently reviewing all comments and finalizing the criteria for release in early September.

Update – next generation TCO Certified, be among the first to certify

With the next generation TCO Certified, we're taking a major step toward a sustainable life cycle for electronics. As you can see in the criteria draft, TCO Certified, generation 8 will focus on further building transparency and responsibility in supply chain, material use and product life. With leadership criteria and independent verification as the backbone of TCO Certified, purchasers, brands and suppliers will have a tool they can trust and stand behind.