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Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics: India’s Wipro is No.1

Press release | May 28, 2010 at 13:37

BANGALORE, India — Version 9 of Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics (1) has Azim Premji–led Wipro sharing the number one position with the world’s leading mobile phone manufacturer Nokia while Samsung, Toshiba and Dell have earned penalty...

Draft E-waste Rule is Progressive and Inclusive: Greenpeace

Press release | May 25, 2010 at 16:52

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today called for a swift adoption of the Draft E-Waste (Management & Handling) Rule, 2010 by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and said that it was by far the most progressive and fundamentally robust...

Greenpeace welcomes government’s move on notifying e-waste rule

Press release | May 7, 2010 at 14:06

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today announced that it welcomes the notification of the draft e-waste (Management & Handling) Rule, 2010 based on Extended Producer Responsibility principle by The Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) for public...

iPad launch forecasts a “cloudy” future for IT carbon emissions

Press release | April 2, 2010 at 14:54

BANGALORE, India — On the eve of the launch of Apple's iPad, a new Greenpeace report reveals how the rise of cloud computing threatens to see greenhouse gas emissions from powering ever expanding data centers spiral out of control.(1)

Can Michael Dell deliver on his own green promises?

Press release | March 29, 2010 at 19:00

Greenpeace activists in India placed a giant billboard with the message that read "Michael Dell: Drop the Toxics" at the Dell Office here in Bangalore. At the same time, Greenpeace activist hung a banner on Dell office in Amsterdam with the...

Samsung = Broken Promises

Press release | March 3, 2010 at 5:30

BRUSSELS, Belgium — Greenpeace climbers today scaled the Benelux headquarters of the Korean electronic giant Samsung, sticking the message “Samsung = Broken Promises” in giant letters onto the front of the building. The peaceful protest is...

Google, Microsoft lag on climate solutions

Press release | October 27, 2009 at 5:30

BENGALURU, India — With just 40 days to go for the crucial Climate Conference in Copenhagen, global ICT (Information, Communication, Technology) majors such as Google, Microsoft and Nokia have been slow to act on carbon emissions reductions...

Wipro now No.2 global green electronics brand

Press release | September 30, 2009 at 5:30

BENGALURU, India — Wipro climbs to the No.2 rank worldwide in the latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics.

All is not well with Dell: Greenpeace

Press release | July 1, 2009 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener exposed global computer hardware brand Dell Inc.’s inaction to phase out hazardous chemicals and its poor record of producer responsibility in India to manage electronic...

ICT Sector slow in demonstrating climate leadership

Press release | May 27, 2009 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Despite having a massive capacity to cut greenhouse gas emissions the IT industry is not yet delivering on its potential according to the first results of the Greenpeace’s Cool IT Challenge(1). The IT industry calculates that...

Greener Electronics: Wipro in World’s Top Five

Press release | March 31, 2009 at 5:30

DELHI, India — After a gap of one year, Wipro regained its top position among Indian IT brands and also leaps into the top-five brand league in the latest edition of Greenpeace's 'Guide to Greener Electronics' ranking, released today. Wipro’s new...

Philips’ new recycling policy shifts financial burden away from the consumer,...

Press release | March 3, 2009 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Greenpeace India welcomes Philips’ recent announcement of change in its recycling policy. Last week, Philips confirmed that the consumers should no longer bear the cost for recycling of Philips products directly paid as...

Gadgets are now smaller, slimmer, slicker and faster… but not fully green

Press release | January 8, 2009 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — The greenest consumer electronic products on the market today have a smaller environmental footprint than those sold a year ago but the industry as a whole still has plenty of room for improvement, according to a new survey...

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics shows companies are stalling on real climate...

Press release | November 25, 2008 at 14:46

BANGALORE, India — Now in its tenth edition, the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics shows that most consumer electronics companies have been slow to get serious about climate change. Despite much green marketing, many brands including all...

Nokia bounces back to the top spot; HCL and Wipro look progressive in the Greener...

Press release | September 16, 2008 at 17:32

BANGALORE, India — From the penalty position, Nokia bounced back to the top spot (1) due to its improved take-back practice in India in the latest version of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. Wipro and HCL continue to proactively move...

Wipro victory

Press release | August 26, 2008 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — The demand by IT and consumer electronic brands for a comprehensive law embracing IPR (1) in India to tackle impending e-waste crisis is getting louder as brands have started openly pitching for this. Close on the heels of...

Lobby for Law in India, Greenpeace asks Hewlett-Packard

Press release | August 19, 2008 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Hewlett-Packard (HP) employees at the company’s corporate office here were greeted by a message “Lobby for Law,” painted on the bodies of Greenpeace activists today morning. The message was directed at HP, asking the brand to...

What about a takeback service for every electronic product you sell in India?

Press release | August 12, 2008 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace activists dressed as Samsung mobile phones and television paid a visit to the company's Corporate Head office at Nehru Place here today to demand that the company start a take-back service for all its discarded...

Three activists land in police custody after being roughed up by the security staff

Press release | August 7, 2008 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace activists, carrying boxes on their head to symbolically highlight Philips electronic waste (e-waste), revisited Philips' office at Technopolis Knowledge Park here to remind the company that given the looming e-waste...

Greenpeace study reveals E-Brands faltering on e-waste takeback in India

Press release | August 4, 2008 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Even as India heads for a looming e-waste crisis, most of the global electronic brands have no functioning e-waste takeback services in India. This is the case despite many of these brands providing a voluntary takeback service...

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