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Guide to Greener Electronics - Sony, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:27

Sony drops from 5th to 12th place with a reduced score of 4.5, down from 5.5. It loses points on: the precautionary principle criterion; for setting a timeline beyond 2010 (FY2010 means March 2011) for eliminating PVC and Brominated Flame...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Samsung, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:27

Samsung holds its position in 2nd place and increases its score from 6.9 to 7.1, by committing to reduce its absolute emissions of greenhouse gases, despite growth in the company’s sales. Samsung scores relatively well on all the criteria.Since...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Nokia, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 0:00

Nokia stays in 1st place with the same score of 7.5 that it scored in v.11. Nokia scores maximum points for its comprehensive voluntary take-back programme, which spans 84 countries providing almost 5000 collection points for end-of-life mobile...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Microsoft, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:29

Microsoft stays in 15th position but its score drops from 2.7 to 2.5 points, as it loses a point for failing to provide explicit support for Individual Producer Responsibility. On other e-waste criteria, Microsoft fails to score any points.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Apple, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:29

Apple's score remains at 4.7 points but it drops one position in this edition of the ranking to 9th place. All Apple products are now free of PVC and BFRs with the exception of PVC-free power cords which are in the process of being certified. ...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Toshiba, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:27

Toshiba moves up the ranking from 7th to 5th place with a slight improvement to its score of 5.5, up from 5.3. The company gains a point on its commitment to cutting GHGs, as it has now clarified that it aims to stop increasing emissions by...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Sharp, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:27

Sharp continues to move up the ranking from 9th place to joint 7th, with an increased score of 5.3 points, , which it gains for energy efficiency of its products, reporting that all of its TVs meet the latest Energy Star standard and at least...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Philips, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:27

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...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Panasonic, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:27

Panasonic moves up from 12th to 10th place with an increased score of 4.9 points, up from 4.3. It now scores top marks for reporting to the latest Energy Star energy efficiency standards for external power supplies and TVs. All new models of TVs...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Nintendo, June 2009

Publication | 1 July, 2009 at 11:28

Nintendo remains in last place but with an increased score of 1 out of 10, up from 0.8 points in v.11, for putting on the market games consoles whose internal wiring is PVC-free. The company has banned phthalates and is monitoring use of antimony...

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