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Wipro secures top spot in the new Greenpeace ranking for companies’ eco-friendliness

Press release | November 19, 2012 at 12:30

Bangalore/San Francisco, November 19, 2012 — Indian technology giant Wipro topped the ranking in its first appearance in the Guide to Greener Electronics released by Greenpeace International today. The guide, in its 18th version, ranked 16...

Victory – India introduces e-waste law

Blog entry by Tom Dowdall | June 15, 2011

When we started our campaign to tackle the global e-waste crisis in 2005 we went to India  to document the terrible environmental and health effects of toxic e-waste being dumped across  Asia and Africa . Just 6 years later we have...

Greenpeace welcomes the notification of E-waste rule

Press release | June 6, 2011 at 19:59

New Delhi June 6th, 2011: Greenpeace today welcomed the notification of the E-Waste (Management and Handling) Rule, 2011 on Extended Producer Responsibility principle by the Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) 1. The notification of the rule...

Tox Tech

Hub | September 23, 2010 at 15:15

Greenpeace India is working to solve e-waste crisis by pushing electronic manufacturers to accept responsibility of entire life-cycle of their products including end of the life stage. Electronic manufacturers can solve this crisis by phasing out...

Cool IT

Hub | September 23, 2010 at 14:44

The power of ICT as future solution provider contrasts with its rising carbon footprint. Indian ICT sector is responsible for 10 % of global ICT emission and with an annual growth rate of 12-16 % this will further grow to make India second...

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...

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...

Wipro marches ahead of Dell and Samsung to the Toxics free punch

Feature story | February 4, 2010 at 5:30

In a classis case of David and Goliath, one of India’s biggest IT service provider (but relatively small PC manufacturing company), Wipro, has beaten giants like Dell, Samsung, Lenovo and LGE to the finish line in producing a computer, which is...

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.

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