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Greener electronics Panasonic ranking

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

Despite very comprehensive web pages on chemicals management and the elimination of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in some applications, Panasonic scores poorly on all the other criteria: failure to embrace the precautionary principle; no commitment to...

Greener electronics Nokia ranking

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

Nokia leads the way on eliminating toxic chemicals. Since the end of 2005 all new models of mobiles are free of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and all new components will be free of brominated flame retardants (BFRs) from the start of 2007. Nokia loses...

Greener electronics Motorola ranking

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

Although Motorola scores points for its chemicals management system, it recently backtracked on its commitment to eliminate polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and brominated flame retardants (BFRs). The company also scores poorly on product take back and...

Greener electronics LG Electronics ranking

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

LGE earns points for supporting the precautionary principle and Individual Producer Responsibility. The company also scores points for providing timelines for substituting toxic polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and brominated flame retardants (BFRs),...

Greener electronics Lenovo ranking

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

Lenovo is in bottom position. Although Lenovo earns points for chemical management and providing some voluntary product take back programmes, it needs to do better on all criteria.See also the more recent report from December 2006.

Greener electronics HP ranking

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

HP scores top points for providing a substitution timeline for future substances on its radar, strong support for Individual Producer Responsibility and for being the first major company to devise an electronic waste take back / recycling metric...

Greener electronics Fujitsu-Siemens ranking

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

Fujitsu-Siemens computers earn points for having some models free of the worst chemicals. But the company loses points for failing to disclose the chemicals it uses in its products and not committing to the complete elimination of polyvinyl...

Greener electronics Dell ranking

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

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

Greener electronics Apple ranking

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

For a company that claims to lead on production design, Apple scores badly on almost all criteria. The company fails to embrace the precautionary principle, withholds its full list of regulated substances and provide no timelines for eliminating...

Greener electronics Acer ranking

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

Despite Acer's adoption of the precautionary principle, the company has yet to provide timelines for the elimination of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and brominated flame retardants (BFRs). The company scores no points on product take back and...

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