Guide to Greener Electronics - Acer, September 2009

Publication - September 30, 2009
Acer drops down the ranking from 9th to 13th place, with a reduced score of 4.5 points, losing points as a lower percentage of its PCs meet the new, stricter EnergyStar 5.0 standards for energy efficiency. At present, 55 percent of Acer notebook computers and 29 percent of desktop PCs meet the new Energy Star v.5 standard;previously, 71.3 percent of Acer notebook PCs, 38.5 percent of desktop PCs met the old ES v.4. Acer also lost a point for not making more progress in extending itsvoluntary e-waste take-back programme beyond India.

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