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Background | 20 April, 2010 at 14:36

Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a multinational corporation located in Kyoto, Japan. Founded on September 23, 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi, it produced handmade hanafuda cards. By 1963, the company had tried several small niche businesses, such as a cab...

How the companies line up 9

Background | 16 December, 2008 at 15:32

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.

Greener Electronics Nintendo Ranking - 10th Edition

Publication | 24 November, 2008 at 8:00

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...

Nintendo, Microsoft and Philips flunk toxic test

Feature story | 27 November, 2007 at 0:00

The latest edition of our quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics assesses for the first time TVs and the rapidly growing games consoles market. Nintendo completely fails to show any environmental credentials and Microsoft and Philips do little...

Playing Dirty

Publication | 20 May, 2008 at 8:55

Analysis of hazardous chemicals and materials in games console components

Greener electronics guide updated

Feature story | 26 October, 2010 at 9:00

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...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Nintendo, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 9:38

Nintendo remains in last place but with an increased score of 1.4 out of 10, up from 1 point in v.12, for the energy efficiency of its low power AC adaptor for theNintendo DSi that meets the requirements on the external power supply in the Energy...

Green gadgets - The search continues

Feature story | 8 January, 2009 at 0:00

The latest survey of greener electronics products has revealed that the greenest consumer electronic products on the market today may have a smaller environmental footprint than those sold a year ago, but the industry still has a way to go before...

Nintendo response

Blog entry by tom | 11 December, 2007 18 comments

Nintendo has yet to respond directly to us about their recent low ranking score . However several people have forwarded their PR response to customer queries. Here’s our response: Nintendo: We were surprised by the content of...

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