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Greener Electronics Sharp Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 10:00

Sharp drops to 16th place with a score of 3.1, mainly because although it reports on many models of TVs that comply with the Energy Star requirements, the reporting period thatthis information refers to is not supplied.Sharp scores well on its...

Greener Electronics Philips Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 10:00

Philips is now in 12th place, scoring 4.3, reduced from its overall score of 5.3 points because it keeps the penalty point incurred in v.8, due to regressive lobbying against theprinciple of Individual Producer Responsibility in a consultation on...

Greener Electronics Panasonic Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 10:00

Panasonic increases its score to 4.5 points but drops to 11th place. It earns most of its points on chemicals issues; it has added six more product groups to its many models ofPVC-free products, including DVD players and recorders, home cinemas,...

Greener Electronics Nokia Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 10:00

Nokia is back in 1st place with a total score of 7, having had its penalty point – imposed since v.6 of the ranking guide – lifted. This follows a survey undertaken by Greenpeace Indiain July 2008 which examined the take-back programmes in India...

Greener Electronics Nintendo Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 10:00

Nintendo remains in last place with a pitiful 0.8 points out of 10, scoring zero on all e-waste criteria. The company has banned phthalates and is monitoring use of antimony andberyllium and although it is endeavouring to eliminate the use of PVC...

Greener Electronics Motorola Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 10:00

Motorola drops to 15th place, scoring 3.7 points, losing points because although its models of chargers are certified as Energy Star compliant in March 2007 – this is not since thelatest energy efficiency standard for chargers (v.1.1) came into...

Greener Electronics Microsoft Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 10:00

Microsoft is in 17th position with a miserable score of 2.2 points, mainly on toxic chemicals criteria. The company provides a timeline of the end of 2010 for eliminating phthalates.On e-waste, Microsoft scores only on its weak support for...

Greener Electronics Lenovo Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 10:00

Lenovo is in 14th position with a score of 4.1 points, gained mainly on the e-waste criteria. Lenovo now has a take-back programme in the US and reports a recycling rate of 2.16%of the weight of products shipped in 2007 and 7.74% of the weight of...

Greener Electronics LGE Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 10:00

LG Electronics soars to 6th position from 16th in v.8, with a score of 4.9, gaining most of its new points on e-waste and energy criteria.LGE has launched new models of mobile phones with halogen-free housings, packaging and main printed wiring...

Greener Electronics HP Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 10:00

HP remains in 9th place but its score has increased to 4.7 points, gaining points on energy criteria, but losing a point on e-waste. HP scores evenly across all three issues. Onchemicals, although HP provides a timeline for eliminating polyvinyl...

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