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Greener Electronics Sony Ericsson Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 0:00

Sony Ericsson drops to 4th position with a score of 5.3. It is the first company to score almost top marks on the chemicals criteria, missing this target by having unreasonably highthreshold limits for brominated flame retardants in products that...

Greener Electronics Samsung Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 0:00

Samsung comes in second place with 5.7, scoring well on chemicals and waste criteria.Since November 2007, all new models of LCD panels are PVC-free, important in driving the market to phase out PVC, with Samsung being the #1 supplier globally.

Greener Electronics Acer Ranking - 9th Edition

Publication | 16 September, 2008 at 0:00

Acer increases its score slightly to 4.5 points but now takes 10th place. It scores most points for its efforts on toxic chemicals with a commitment to phase out all phthalates, berylliumand compounds and antimony and compounds in all new...

Nokia tops latest Greener Electronics Guide

Feature story | 16 September, 2008 at 0:00

Company scores plummeted in the previous edition of Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics, when new criteria on climate change were introduced. However, leading brands like Nokia and Samsung are now making significant progress in greening...

Nokia comes tops in greener electronics ranking

Press release | 16 September, 2008 at 0:00

Five leading brands are making significant progress in greening their electronics products, Greenpeace’s latest Guide to Greener Electronics released today reveals (1).

Coal shipment stopped in Turkey

Feature story | 15 September, 2008 at 0:00

Four climbers from our ship the Rainbow Warrior were arrested yesterday, in Turkey, after they occupied a giant coal loading platform to prevent a delivery of coal to the giant Sugozo coal-fired power station, one of the largest emitters of...

Mediterranean tuna management an "international disgrace"

Press release | 11 September, 2008 at 10:30

Confirming Greenpeace's position on the crisis facing Mediterranean bluefin tuna, an independent review panel of international fisheries experts has branded the management of the fishery by government members of the International Commission for...

Court deals Major Blow to UK coal-fired power plans

Press release | 10 September, 2008 at 17:35

British Government Ministers suffered a blow to their energy plans today as six Greenpeace UK volunteers were acquitted of criminal damage by a Crown Court jury in a case that centred on the contribution made to climate change by burning coal.

Greenpeace welcomes greener iPods, awaits greener Macs

Press release | 10 September, 2008 at 15:09

Greenpeace today applauded Steve Jobs' announcement that Apple's latest batch of revamped iPods - the iPod Touch, iPod Nano and iPod Classic - will now be free of both PVC and BFRs, along with an absence of mercury and the use of arsenic-free glass.

Greenpeace activists cleared in landmark global warming trial

Feature story | 10 September, 2008 at 0:00

In an unprecedented trial a UK Crown Court jury has acquitted six Greenpeace UK volunteers of criminal damage to a coal-fired power plant. The jury, consisting of representatives from the British public, found their actions justified when...

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