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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.

2017-03-06T09:58:57+00:00 28 February, 2017|Categories: News, Report|Tags: , , , |

Circular Economy & IT Products

In the fifth installment of our 2016 Sustainable IT webinar series, we make a deep dive into circular economy and IT-products with Annachiara Torciano and Louise Koch.  We take a closer look at the current state of circular economy policy approaches, and what it means for the development of more sustainable IT products.

2017-03-06T09:58:58+00:00 1 December, 2016|Categories: News, Webinar on-demand|Tags: , , , |

Proposed chemical tax on electronics misses environmental target

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.

2017-03-06T09:58:59+00:00 23 September, 2016|Categories: News, Pressrelease|Tags: , , |

New Sustainable IT Purchasing Guidance for Institutional Purchasers

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.

2017-03-06T09:58:59+00:00 20 September, 2016|Categories: News, Webinar on-demand|Tags: , , |