TCO Development

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.

TCO Certified - Choose Sustainable IT-Products

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.

TCO Certified
TCO Development - Certify Your IT-Products

Manufacturers: Certify your products

Gain access to purchasing contracts that require sustainability specifications and third party verification.

Certify your products
As an international sustainability certification, TCO Certified helps meet the needs of professional buyers as well as the IT industry; offering a way for buyers to choose sustainably designed IT products, and providing a structure for helping industry meet the growing demand for environmental and social responsibility throughout the product life cycle.

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.
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TCO Certified Displays 7 draft now closed for comment

Following a 2-month stakeholder comment period, the draft New Generation TCO Certified Displays 7 has now closed. Thank you to all our stakeholders who submitted your comments
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May 19 comment deadline. New Generation TCO Certified

A reminder to submit your comments to the draft New Generation TCO Certified criteria for displays. The deadline for stakeholder comment is May 19.
11 May, 2015|Tags: , |
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Industry technical webinar – now available on-demand

In case you missed our technical webinar for industry on April 28, we’re now offering an on-demand version. The webinar offers a condensed version of the industry workshops recently held during April in Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Taipei.
29 April, 2015|Tags: , , |
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Webinar on-demand. New Generation TCO Certified

In case you missed the April 8 stakeholder webinar discussing the new generation TCO Certified, you're now able to view it on demand. Experts Niclas Rydell and Emma Nolte from TCO Development present the draft criteria which are currently open for comment.
13 April, 2015|Tags: , , |
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April webinars, workshops – New Generation TCO Certified

During 2015 we will be introducing a new generation TCO Certified. Every three years we review the criteria in TCO Certified in line with new technologies and sustainability challenges associated with the life cycle of electronics.
7 April, 2015|Tags: , |
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Sweden – a paradigm shift in public purchasing

Following last year’s general election, Sweden’ s new government is exploring strategic ways to increase the focus on sustainability public purchasing.
1 April, 2015|Tags: , , |
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Now Open for Comment – Draft of New Generation TCO Certified

During 2015 we will be introducing a new generation TCO Certified, beginning with the publication of draft criteria in March. Focus of the new version will continue to be environmental, social and economic sustainability throughout the product life cycle.
19 March, 2015|Tags: , , |
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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.
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