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Greenpeace pulls plug on dirty electronics

Press release | 2005-05-23 at 6:00

Greenpeace called on dirty electronic companies to clean up their act today. At 10 am this morning, Greenpeace China shamed the dirty companies attending the Electronic expo in Beijing, by unveiling a 2.7 metre high statue shaped as a wave, built...

Greenpeace Asks IT Industry to Go Toxics Free at Asia's Largest Hi-Tech Expo

Press release | 2006-06-07 at 6:00

Hi-tech industry members attending Computex Taipei, Asia’s largest and world’s 2nd largest technology exhibition, were greeted by a different kind of exhibition today, put on by international environmental group Greenpeace.

HP and Apple's toxic laptops exposed

Feature Story | 2006-09-18 at 18:05

Some of the best-known laptops are contaminated with some of the worst toxic chemicals. Of the five top brands we tested Hewlett-Packard and Apple laptops showed the worst contamination levels.

Electronic Companies Race for Top Spot in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Press release | 2006-12-06 at 7:00

There are encouraging signs that electronic goods such as PCs and mobile phones could become ‘greener’, according to the latest review of electronics manufacturers’ policies published by Greenpeace today. The latest version of the Greenpeace...

Electronics companies race to be greener

Feature Story | 2006-12-06 at 7:00

Acer and Lenovo are the latest of the top computer makers to commit to stop using the worst toxic chemicals in their products. Along with Motorola these companies are the biggest movers in the latest version of our Guide to Greener Electronics.

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Publication | 2007-04-03 at 6:00

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Lenovo leaps to the top in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics; ‘Double Standard’...

Press release | 2007-04-03 at 6:00

Electronic products manufacturers are beginning to jostle for top space on the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, an updated version of which was released today. Competitive pressure, ongoing dialogue with Greenpeace campaigners and...

Chinese company tops Greenpeace "Green Ranking" of electronics industry

Feature Story | 2007-04-03 at 6:00

The latest Greenpeace ranking of electronic manufacturers' recycling and toxic content policies has a couple of surprises: a previously low ranked Chinese company leaps to the number one spot, and Apple stays in last place.

Apple Greener, Nokia regains lead in electronics ranking

Feature Story | 2007-06-27 at 6:00

The fourth edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics is out now. Apple moves up as a result of Steve Job's "Greener Appple" pledge to phase out PVC and other chemicals from their product line. But Nokia is on top because they've...

Apple moves up the ranks of latest Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics and Nokia...

Press release | 2007-06-27 at 18:04

Apple has finally moved up from being the lowest-ranked electronics manufacturer in the latest Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics – published today - and may start to rival the other ‘greener’ companies if its much-awaited iPhone becomes the...

2007 review

Feature Story | 2008-01-09 at 21:55

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

Where does all the e-waste go?

Feature Story | 2008-02-22 at 7:00

Do you know what happens when you throw out your old electronic gadgets? Probably not, but considering they contain both toxic chemicals and valuable metals you'd think someone would know? Unfortunately our new report 'Toxic Tech: Not in Our...

What is a green electronics product?

Feature Story | 2008-03-05 at 21:32

The Sony Vaio TZ11 laptop, Sony Ericsson T650i mobile phone and Sony Ericsson P1i PDA have come out on top in our first survey of greener electronics products. Some products were more advanced than others, but there's definitely room for...

Samsung and Toshiba new leaders in greener electronics ranking

Feature Story | 2008-03-18 at 8:57

In the latest edition of our quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics Samsung and Toshiba share top spot. Nokia misses out on top spot due to a penalty point for inconsistent global takeback. Nintendo remains rooted to the bottom with only a tiny...

Tasty new Apple iPods

Feature Story | 2008-09-16 at 6:00

Apple’s new line of iPods gets our green seal of approval, but we are still waiting for iPhones and Macs to stop using toxic chemicals.

Gadgets get greener says our new guide

Feature Story | 2008-09-19 at 13:28

Top brands like Nokia and Samsung are getting greener, according to the latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. Read on to check out the guide and see if your favourite brand is really that eco-friendly.

The Solutions

Standard Page | 2009-08-12 at 13:11

Only by eliminating the use of hazardous chemicals can we guarantee for our future generations a clean and healthy planet.

Our latest and greatest guide to greener electronics

Feature Story | 2010-01-21 at 7:00

Apple, Sony Ericsson and Nokia do well in our updated Guide to Greener Electronics, while Chinese computer maker Lenovo, Samsung, Dell, and LGE disappoint.

Greener Electronics Guide Updated

Feature Story | 2010-10-26 at 6:00

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics exposes the widening gap between companies that make good on their promises to clean up, and those that don't. While some of the top electronics manufacturers are failing to keep...

Buying gadgets in China? Make them green!

Feature Story | 2011-11-08 at 16:15

Shoppers are increasingly concerned about the impact of what they buy, and they're getting better at spotting corporate greenwash and spin too. After many of the world's leading electronics companies rose to the challenge of phasing out the worst...

How Samsung scored in our Greener Electronics Guide

Feature Story | 2011-11-08 at 16:47

Do you own any Samsung products, or planning to buy any? The company recently landed themselves on Greenpeace's 'Greener Electronics Guide'. Greenpeace's Guide ranks electronics companies on their environmental performance in three areas: use of...

How Lenovo scored in our Greener Electronics Guide

Feature Story | 2011-11-08 at 18:59 2 comments

Do you own any Lenovo products, or planning to buy any? The company recently landed themselves on Greenpeace's 'Greener Electronics Guide'. Greenpeace's Guide ranks electronics companies on their environmental performance in three areas: use of...

How Acer scored in our Greener Electronics Guide

Feature Story | 2011-11-08 at 18:03

Do you own any Acer products, or planning to buy any? The company recently landed themselves on Greenpeace's 'Greener Electronics Guide'. Greenpeace's Guide ranks electronics companies on their environmental performance in three areas: use of...

How LGE scored in our Greener Electronics Guide

Feature Story | 2011-11-08 at 18:07

Do you own any LGE products, or planning to buy any? The company recently landed themselves on Greenpeace's 'Greener Electronics Guide'. Greenpeace's Guide ranks electronics companies on their environmental performance in three areas: use of...

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Publication | 2011-11-09 at 17:04

We just released a new version of the Guide to Greener Electronics. This time ranking 15 gadget and electronics companies on energy, greener products and sustainable operations. HP takes the lead at 5.9 out of a possible 10 points, followed by...

Monopoly maker ditches APP

Standard Page | 2011-11-15 at 11:30

I’m sure you’ve been following our mighty forests campaign this year. Now we bring you more good news. Hasbro, famous for those transformer toys and Monopoly, has just pledged to stop buying paper from APP. And it's you who helped us make this...

Four new year resolutions technology companies should adopt for 2012

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2011-12-16

After 20 months of mobilising, agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, the Internet giant has announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy. Facebook's message to energy producers is clear: invest now in renewable energy,...

Electronics companies can lead the way on clean energy - if you push them

Blog entry by Casey Harrell | 2012-11-21 1 comment

Every day, you rely on your computer, mobile phone, or tablet to be more productive, or just to have fun. Gadgets can make our lives better, but the rate at which we collectively purchase and discard them is having a serious impact on...

Best of the rest: what we clicked on this week around the web

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-11-30

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Most of them we also shared throughout the week on Facebook , Twitter and Pinterest . Chinese negotiator says emissions will rise until GDP grows...

As Huawei seeks to enter US market, climate commitment sorely lacking - Greenpeace

Press release | 2018-01-09 at 14:51

Beijing, 9 January 2018 - With Huawei expected to announce the US launch of its flagship model, the Mate 10 Pro Phone, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas today, Greenpeace calls attention to the company's poor climate record.

Will Chinese tech giant Huawei dethrone Apple and other IT brands in the US?

Blog entry by Gary Cook | 2018-01-10 1 comment

Huawei is seeking to crack US market, but lacks environmental credentials Your bus shelter and web browser may soon be blanketed with ads promoting “The best phone you’ve never heard of”, heralding the arrival of a new smartphone...

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