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Greener electronics Apple ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 8:00

Apple has finally moved off the bottom of the scorecard and is now in 10th position with improvements on many criteria. The company has committed to eliminate all uses of PVC and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in their products by the end of...

Greener electronics Lenovo ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 8:00

Lenovo has dropped to joint second place, which still compares well with the bottom position it graced when the Guide was first launched in August 2006. Reasons for Lenovo’s rise up the ranking are improvements in its policy positions. Closer...

Greener electronics Dell ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 8:00

Dell’s strong position near the top of this scorecard is due to its strong definition of the precautionary principle, timelines for substituting toxic polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) and explicit support for...

Greener electronics Toshiba ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 2:00

Toshiba has forged ahead, moving from 10th to 7th place. The company has committed to eliminate PVC and BFRs in all its products and has set a timeline of 2009 by which to remove these toxic substances from PCs and mobiles – a fraction of their...

Greener electronics Sony ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 8:00

Sony has been free falling down the ranking and is now at the bottom. When the Guide was first launched the company was in 5th place. This is due in part to the penalty point for corporate double standards on Individual Producer Responsibility.

Greener electronics Samsung ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 8:00

Samsung remains in 5th place, with top marks on most chemicals criteria apart from the availability of products free of PVC and brominated flame retardants (BFRs). The company has improved their information to consumers on what to do with their...

Greener electronics LG Electronics ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 8:00

LGE has tumbled further down the ranking from 12th to 13th – second to last. This descent is due in part to a penalty point for corporate double standards on Individual Producer Responsibility. While LGE’s global website states that the company...

Guide to Greener Electronics - LG, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 11:36

LG Electronics plummets down the ranking from 4th place to 11th, with its score dropping from 5.7 to 4.7 points. This is due to the penalty point imposed for backtrackingon its commitment to have all its products free of PVC and BFRs by the end...

Guide to Greener Electronics - Fujitsu, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 11:38

Fujitsu moves up the ranking by one place from penultimate (17th) position with a score of 2.4 to 16th place with 2.7 points, above Nintendo and Lenovo. Fujitsu scoresequally poorly across the three issues.

Guide to Greener Electronics - Dell, September 2009

Publication | 30 September, 2009 at 2:00

Dell moves up into 12th (from 13th) position, with a slightly improved score of 4.7 points, up from 3.9 points in v.12. Dell’s score has plummeted due to the penaltypoint imposed for backtracking on its commitment to eliminate PVC and BFRs in all...

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