TCO Development helps your organization integrate sustainable IT as part of an overall sustainability strategy. Our sustainability certification for IT products – TCO Certified – offers your business or organization a way to reduce your environmental impact as well as improve your work environments and efficiency.
Buyers: Choose Sustainable IT Products
Using TCO Certified is an easy way to make sure the electronics you buy help you meet your sustainability goals.
Manufacturers: Certify your products
Gain access to purchasing contracts that require sustainability specifications and third party verification.
We can help:
- Your organization to include and verify sustainability criteria when buying IT products.
- Your organization work toward reduced negative social and environmental effects of IT products.
- IT-manufacturers meet current and future sustainability demands.
- Provide a platform for your organization to achieve concrete sustainability outcomes.
A proposed Swedish chemical tax on electronics misses the mark on the environment, by instead focusing on revenue generation. The tax is only aimed at substances whose negative effects are already known, while giving a pass to untested substitutes that can pose even greater health and environmental risk.
In the fourth webinar of our 2016 Sustainable IT series, we welcomed Christina Macken, Director of Programs for the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council in the USA, who provided a preview of their upcoming Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing – IT Hardware – version 2.0.
The survey shows a growing consumer demand for smartphones that are made to last, don't contain hazardous chemicals and are easily repaired and recycled.
Casio now joins NEC and Acer in offering projectors that meet all TCO Certified life cycle criteria for socially responsible manufacturing, energy efficiency, picture quality and lower environmental impact. Buyers can now choose from 50 certified projector models.
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Sustainability certification is more than a label slapped on a box as it rolls off the assembly line. If you want to be confident about the electronics you buy, it’s important to know that third party verification is included.