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Greener Electronics Sony Ericsson Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:00

Sony Ericsson is in pole position despite barely scraping past the halfway mark with 5.1. It is the first company to score almost top marks on the chemicals criteria, missing this target by having unreasonably high threshold limits for brominated...

Greener Electronics Apple Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:00

Apple comes in at 11th position scoring 4.1 points, mainly due to putting products on the market whose key components are free of brominated flame retardants (BFRs) and PVC vinyl plastic. For example, all new models of iMac and the MacBook Air...

Greener Electronics Fujitsu Siemens Computers Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:00

Fujitsu Siemens Computers come in at 15th place with a score of 3.7 points, most of which are gained on the toxic chemical criteria. FSC sells a range of green-certified products, which use halogen-free flame retarded plastics and halogen-free...

Company scores plummet in Greener Electronics Guide

Feature story | 25 June, 2008 at 0:00

With expanded and tougher criteria on toxic chemicals, electronic waste and new criteria on climate change only Sony and Sony Ericsson score more than 5/10 in our latest Guide to Greener Electronics. Nintendo and Microsoft remain rooted to the...

Company scores plummet as Greenpeace expands the ranking criteria in its Guide to...

Press release | 25 June, 2008 at 0:00

Out of the 18 electronics companies evaluated in the 8th edition of Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics, only two companies - Sony Ericsson and Sony – score above 5/10. The overall score of the ranked companies has plummeted as Greenpeace...

Greenpeace blocks restart of French nuclear reactor construction

Press release | 24 June, 2008 at 13:07

20 Greenpeace activists this morning stopped construction of the European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) in Flamanville from restarting today by blocking the entrance to three quarries which supply sand and gravel for the build, as none of the safety...

Hundreds of young Greenpeace activists celebrate Chilean Whale Sanctuary at...

Press release | 23 June, 2008 at 0:00

More than 150 Chilean children today celebrated the creation of a Chilean whale sanctuary by president Michelle Bachelet, with chairman William Hogarth cutting the ribbon to launch the "whale kingdom" outside the International Whaling Commission...

Global Demand to release Greenpeace Activists in Japan Grows

Press release | 23 June, 2008 at 0:00

Two Greenpeace Japan activists, arrested last Friday for exposing an embezzlement ring at the heart of the Japanese government's so-called scientific whaling programme have been ordered to spend a further nine days in jail without charge , after...

UPDATE: Greenpeace activists held for further investigation for exposing embezzlement...

Press release | 22 June, 2008 at 12:47

Two Greenpeace activists who exposed large scale embezzlement of tax payers' money from the Japanese government whaling programme will be kept in custody for a further 10 days, without charge, under the order of the Aomori Court.

Philippine's leg of Quit Coal tour wraps up

Feature story | 20 June, 2008 at 18:07

“We believe there is no place for coal in a world beset by climate change and certainly there is no place for coal in Albay”That was the statement of Governor Joey Sarte Salceda, setting the tone for our one month Quit Coal tour of the...

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