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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...

Individual Producer Responsibility - Helping to solve the e-waste problem and to...

Publication | 15 August, 2007 at 2:00

A briefing on Individual Producer Responsibility.Individual or Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is practiced when manufacturers take responsibility for the environmental and social impacts of their products throughout a product's entire...

Greener electronics Sony Ericsson ranking: Fifth Edition

Publication | 20 September, 2007 at 2:00

Sony Ericsson maintains its position near the top of the ranking, by stating strong support for the Precautionary Principle and Individual Producer Responsibility. The company has a timeline of 1st January 2008 for eliminating the use of BFRs in...

Greener electronics Sony Ericsson ranking: Fifth Edition

Publication | 19 September, 2007 at 8:11

Sony Ericsson maintains its position near the top of the ranking, by stating strong support for the Precautionary Principle and Individual Producer Responsibility. The company has a timeline of 1st January 2008 for eliminating the use of BFRs in...

Greener electronics Motorola ranking: Fifth Edition

Publication | 19 September, 2007 at 2:00

Motorola falls from 6th to 9th place despite improvements in the geographical coverage of its takeback and recycling programme. Although the company offers its customers an increasing number of models that are free from brominated flame...

Greener electronics Nokia ranking: Fifth Edition

Publication | 19 September, 2007 at 8:11

Nokia remains in top position. The front-runner has already eliminated plastic PVC from new models of mobiles and is now eliminating Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs) from the remaining applications mainly in new flexible circuits.Nokia gets top...

Greener electronics Apple ranking: Fifth Edition

Publication | 19 September, 2007 at 8:12

Apple has slid down the ranking again to 12th position with no new improvements, while its competitors race ahead. The company has committed to eliminate all uses of PVC and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in its products by the end of 2008.

Greener electronics Lenovo ranking: Fifth Edition

Publication | 19 September, 2007 at 8:12

Lenovo shares joint third place, due to good chemical policies and commitments to eliminate all uses of PVC and brominated flame retardants (BFRs). Lenovo offers an extensive takeback and recycling service, but it has weaknesses, like the...

Greener electronics Sony ranking: Fifth Edition

Publication | 19 September, 2007 at 8:12

Sony is now in 6th position, up from the bottom position it occupied in the forth version of the Guide. This is due in part to Sony having had its penalty point lifted because it no longer operates double standards on Individual Producer...

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