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Background | 26 April, 2010 at 12:59

Another giant consumer electronics manufacturer, like Toshiba, the Dutch company Philips makes everything from home appliances, dvds to televisions and medical equipment.

Greenpeace letter to Philips - July 7 2008

Publication | 7 July, 2008 at 2:00

Challenge to Philips on environmental leadership.

VICTORY! Philips accepts recycling responsibility

Feature story | 26 February, 2009 at 1:00

We are delighted that Philips has announced a change in its recycling policy, taking responsibility for the cost of recycling its own products. Earlier this week Philips confirmed that these costs should no longer be paid directly by its...

"Sense and Simplicity" - or simply nonsense?

Feature story | 10 June, 2008 at 2:00

“Sense and Simplicity” became the slogan of the Dutch electronics giant, Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV – better known as Philips – in 2004. But when it comes to taking responsibility for the electronic waste (e-waste) generated by their...

Greenpeace undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Press release | 18 February, 2009 at 1:00

Electronic waste intended for recycling is being illegally exported from the United Kingdom to Nigeria disguised as second-hand goods, Greenpeace exposed in an undercover operation. Nigeria is just one of many destinations for the developed...

Greener Electronics Philips Ranking - 10th Edition

Publication | 24 November, 2008 at 9:00

Guide to Greener Electronics - Philips, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 13:27

Philips falls from 4th to 7th place with a slightly reduced score of 5.3 points. Philips now supports IPR and is committed to actively work towards developing IPR based recycling systems and their supporting financial mechanisms; it doesn’t score...

Philips back in the red

Feature story | 16 October, 2008 at 2:00

Philips Electronics has long been in the red with a big fat zero on tackling e-waste in our Guide to Greener Electronics. Meanwhile, in Moscow’s Red Square, it is celebrating 110 years in Russia with its annual 'Sense and Simplicity' event. We...

Electronics giant Philips takes a big step forward with change in recycling policy

Press release | 26 February, 2009 at 8:32

Greenpeace welcomes Philips' announcement of a change in its recycling policy. Earlier this week Philips confirmed that the costs of recycling its products should no longer be paid directly by the consumer through an additional fixed fee but...

Green points for Hewlett Packard and Apple

Feature story | 30 September, 2009 at 2:00

Apple and Hewlett Packard get green points this month, as HP is rewarded in the latest edition of our Guide to Greener Electronics and Apple releases details of their greenhouse gas emissions. But the big points go to activist consumers for...

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