Progress report: Both improvements and challenges in IT factory working conditions

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.

2018-02-18T16:15:33+00:00February 28, 2017|Categories: News, Report|Tags: , , , |

Testing the Testers – Round Robin Product Verification

In part 2 of the Behind TCO Certified series, we looked at how third party product testing and verification takes place. Equally important is to ensure that the third parties doing product testing are doing so using consistent test methods and producing consistent outcomes. Round Robin testing between facilities is one way TCO Development carries out this quality assurance. Here we take a closer look.

2017-03-06T09:59:15+00:00March 9, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |