Guide to Greener Electronics - Samsung March 2009

Publication - March 31, 2009
Samsung leaps to 2nd place, up from 4th in v.10 and increases its score from 5.9 to 6.9, scoring relatively well on all 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. Thecompany has launched partially BFR-free models of mobile phone and developed halogen-free memory chips and semiconductors for certain applications. It gains an extrapoint for committing to eliminate phthalates and beryllium and compounds by the end of 2012 from all its products, not just from PCs, TVs and mobile phones.

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