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Greener Electronics Toshiba Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:42

Toshiba, in 6th place with 4.3 points, due mostly to its score on chemicals, for committing to introduce alternatives to phthalates, beryllium and antimony by 2012 – though only in its PCs. It has also launched models of laptops whose circuit...

Greener Electronics Acer Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:13

Acer is in joint 7th place with Panasonic, with 4.3 points. It owes this position to its efforts on toxic chemicals with a commitment to phase out all phthalates, beryllium and compounds and antimony and compounds in all new products by 2012.

Greener Electronics Lenovo Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:06

Lenovo is in 13th position with a score of 3.9 points, gained mainly on the toxic chemical criteria. However, Lenovo has yet to put on the market products free of brominated flame retardants and PVC vinyl plastic and needs to commit to the phase...

Greener Electronics LG Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:05

LG Electronics comes in at 16th position with a score of 3.3, gaining most of its points on chemicals and e-waste and scoring zero on all the energy criteria.LGE has launched new models of mobile phones with halogen-free housings, packaging and...

Greener Electronics Nokia Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:04

Nokia comes in at 3rd place, despite continuing to have a penalty point deducted from its overall score of 5.8, for corporate misbehaviour on its take-back and recycling practice, bring it down to 4.8. Further testing of Nokia’s take-back...

Greener Electronics Motorola Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:04

Motorola is in joint 9th place with HP, scoring 4.3 points, which are spread evenly across all the issues. The company has launched 55 models of mobile phone whose circuit boards are free of BFRs. On waste issues, Motorola reports a global...

Greener Electronics Microsoft Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:04

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 score only on its weak support for...

Greener Electronics HP Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:04

HP is in joint 9th place with Motorola, scoring 4.3 points, most of which were gained for its chemicals and e-waste policies and practice. Although HP provides a timeline for eliminating polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic and all brominated flame...

Greener Electronics Panasonic Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:03

Panasonic comes in joint 7th with Acer, scoring 4.3 points, most of them on chemicals issues. It has added six more product groups to its many models of PVC-free products, including DVD players and recorders, home cinemas, video players and...

Greener Electronics Nintendo Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:03

Nintendo comes in last in 18th 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 and beryllium. Nintendo discloses carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions...

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