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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...

Greener Electronics Philips Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:02

Philips is in 14th place, scoring 3.7, having had a penalty point deducted from its overall score of 4.7 points for double standards on Individual Producer Responsibility (IPR): on its global website Philips recognises the benefits of IPR while...

Greener Electronics Sharp Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:02

Sharp is in 12th place with a score of 3.9, mainly due to its policy and practice on toxic chemical issues. Sharp has launched many models of LCD TVs and solar modules that are free of PVC and has committed to eliminating phthalates from all...

Greener Electronics Samsung Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:02

Samsung comes in at fourth place with 4.5, 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 PVC-free, with Samsung being the #1 supplier globally. The...

Greener Electronics Sony Ranking - 8th Edition

Publication | 25 June, 2008 at 0:00

Sony comes in 2nd with the same total score of 5.1 as Sony Ericsson, but with fewer points on the chemicals criteria, which determines the ranking when total scores are tied. Sony still does relatively well on chemicals, its score boosted by...

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...

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