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Meet with us this spring

Representatives from TCO Development will be attending a number of events this spring. Bring your sustainable IT questions and let us know if you’ll be there

17 January, 2017|Categories: Event, News|Tags: , , , |

Meet with us during October-November

Representatives from TCO Development will be attending a number of events during October-November. Bring your sustainable IT questions and let us know if you’ll be there.

12 October, 2016|Categories: News|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.

20 September, 2016|Categories: News, Webinar on-demand|Tags: , , |

Are your electronics as sustainable as claimed? 5 ways to be sure

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.

2 June, 2016|Categories: Learning C. Top Story, News|Tags: , , , |

Washington DC Summit: New Sustainable IT Purchasing Guidelines

Increasingly purchasers are demanding more transparency into the environmental and social impacts of the IT products they buy. They’re also uniquely positioned to affect positive change at a scale that can transform markets. That is why new US guidelines for sustainable purchasing of IT and other products will be discussed this week at theSustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) annual summit, in Washington, DC May 24 – 26.

23 May, 2016|Categories: Event, News|Tags: , , |

Closing the sustainability gap in public procurement

Listen to our webinar, “Closing the sustainability gap in public procurement”, were we explore opportunities, dispel myths, identify gaps and effective solutions in the current approach to sustainability and procurement in public sector. A case study from Sweden are discussed as well as the vital role of public purchasers in driving positive change.

18 May, 2016|Categories: News, Pressrelease, Webinar on-demand|Tags: , , |

Use labels and certifications to reach environmental goals

As the leaders from 170 countries gathered in Paris to confirm their targets for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, the chair of the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN), Bjorn-Erik Lonn, says that over 50 countries and territories already have an existing tool which can help.

28 April, 2016|Categories: Learning C. Top Story, News|Tags: , , |

Sustainability lacking in public purchasing

A new report from Sweden, Sustainable public procurement - from rhetoric to practice, takes a closer look at sustainable purchasing in the public sector and examines some common myths associated with including sustainability factors in the process.

18 April, 2016|Categories: Learning C. Top Story, News, Pressrelease, Report|Tags: , |

New criteria deliver data on energy, recycled plastics and weight

As part of the new generation TCO Certified, brands declare the actual energy consumption, recycled plastic content and total weight of all certified product models. This data makes it easier for professional IT buyers to measure the effects of their sustainable IT policy and provide greater insights into areas where continued improvement is needed.

16 March, 2016|Categories: News, Pressrelease|Tags: , , |

Best practice Sustainable IT Procurement

In the second of our 2016 Sustainable IT webinar series, we take a closer look at Sustainable IT Procurement practices, focusing on how to specify and verify that the products you buy are made under socially responsible conditions.

16 March, 2016|Categories: News, Pressrelease, Webinar on-demand|Tags: , , |