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PVC plastic toys in China

Image | 8 May, 2011 at 18:06

8 May 2011 - China. Greenpeace has found high levels of phthalates banned by the EU and the US in children’s products and toys made from vinyl plastic (also called polyvinyl chloride, or PVC) on the Chinese market. Phthalates are plastic...

Samsung = Broken Promises

Press release | 3 March, 2010 at 1:00

Greenpeace climbers today scaled the Benelux headquarters of the Korean electronic giant Samsung, sticking the message “Samsung = Broken Promises” in giant letters onto the front of the building. The peaceful protest is challenging the company...

Toxic Transformers Briefing

Publication | 26 February, 2010 at 1:00

Toxic Transformers Briefing: The hazards of brominated and chlorinated substances in electrical and electronic equipment.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Panasonic, January 2010

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 11:05

The 14th (January 2010) Guide to Greener Electronics assessment of Panasonic.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Sony, January 2010

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 11:04

The 14th (January 2010) Guide to Greener Electronics assessment of Sony.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Sharp, January 2010

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 11:04

The 14th (January 2010) Guide to Greener Electronics assessment of Sharp.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Motorola, January 2010

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 11:04

The 14th (January 2010) Guide to Greener Electronics assessment of Motorola.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Toshiba, January 2010

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 11:04

The 14th (January 2010) Guide to Greener Electronics assessment of Toshiba.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Philips, January 2010

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 11:04

The 14th (January 2010) Guide to Greener Electronics assessment of Philips.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Samsung, January 2009

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 11:04

The 14th (January 2010) Guide to Greener Electronics assessment of Samsung.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Nintendo, January 2010

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 11:02

The 14th (January 2010) Guide to Greener Electronics assessment of Nintendo.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Lenovo, January 2010

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 11:02

The 14th (January 2010) Guide to Greener Electronics assessment of Lenovo.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Microsoft, January 2010

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 11:02

The 14th (January 2010) Guide to Greener Electronics assessment of Microsoft.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Sony Ericsson, January 2010

Publication | 7 January, 2010 at 1:00

The 14th (January 2010) Guide to Greener Electronics assessment of Sony Ericsson.

How the companies line up 13

Background | 28 December, 2009 at 14:45

The Guide to Greener Electronics ranks the 18 top manufacturers of personal computers, mobile phones, TVs and games consoles according to their policies on toxic chemicals, recycling and climate change. We first released our green IT guide in...

How the companies line up 12

Background | 30 September, 2009 at 16:47

We first released our 'Guide to Greener Electronics' in August 2006. The guide ranks the 18 top manufacturers of personal computers, mobile phones, TV's and games consoles according to their policies on toxic chemicals, recycling and climate change.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Motorola, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 11:39

Motorola remains in 6th place, with a slightly reduced score of 5.3 points, which it loses for only committing to eliminate PVC and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) inmobile devices and not all its products. Motorola scores relatively well on...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Sharp, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 11:39

Sharp stays in 7th place but with a reduced score of 5.1 points. Sharp gains a point for its support for the precautionary principle but loses a point for the lack of clarity on whetherthe commitment to eliminate phthalates, relates to all...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Samsung, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 11:39

Samsung holds its position in 2nd place with a slightly reduced score of 6.9, down from 7.1, as a result of failing to extend its take-back programme to non-OECD countries.Samsung scores relatively well on all the criteria.Since November 2007,...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Microsoft, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 11:39

Microsoft stays in 15th position but with an increased score of 2.7 points, up from 2.5 points, as it has now engaged in an EU coalition supporting Individual ProducerResponsibility. On other e-waste criteria, Microsoft fails to score any points...

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