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Greener Electronics

Topic | 19 November, 2012 at 6:40

Greenpeace Victories

Topic | 28 January, 2014 at 23:00

Just some of the positive environmental changes that Greenpeace has directly helped to bring about since we began campaigning in 1971.

Greenpeace activists call out Samsung’s sponsorship of Winter Olympics as hypocrisy

Press release | 30 January, 2018 at 6:46

Berlin, 30 January 2018 - Greenpeace activists in Berlin and Taipei called out Samsung for sponsoring this year’s Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, which are touted to be powered by 100% renewable energy. Renewables account for only 1% of...

Showcasing the greenest electronics

Press release | 6 January, 2011 at 16:45

Las Vegas, 6 January 2011 – A new Greenpeace product survey released at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas grades the greenest desktop computers, notebooks, netbooks, computer monitors, mobile phones, smartphones and televisions available...

Guide to Greener Electronics

Publication | 25 August, 2006 at 2:00

This Guide ranks leading mobile and PC manufacturers on their global policies and practice on eliminating harmful chemicals and on taking responsibility for their products once they are discarded by consumers. Companies are ranked solely on...

Greener electronics: Ranking criteria explained

Publication | 17 March, 2008 at 1:00

The ranking criteria reflect the demands of the Toxic Tech campaign to the electronics companies. Our two demands are: that companies should: (1) clean up their products by eliminating hazardous substances; and (2) takeback and recycle their...

Greener electronics: Ranking criteria explained

Publication | 6 December, 2006 at 1:00

The ranking criteria reflect the demands of the Toxic Tech campaign to the electronics companies. Our two demands are: that companies should: (1) clean up their products by eliminating hazardous substances; and (2) takeback and recycle their...

Electronic giants failing to go green

Press release | 26 May, 2010 at 14:25

Version 15 of Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics (1) sees Samsung, Toshiba and Dell, all picking up penalty points for backtracking on their self proposed timelines to eliminate some of the worst toxic substances from their products. The...

How Clean is Your Cloud?

Publication | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

How much energy is required to power the ever-expanding online world? What percentage of global greenhouse gas emissions is attributable to the IT sector? This report takes a look at the energy choices some of the largest and fastest growing IT...

Dell targeted for breaking promise on toxic chemicals

Feature story | 29 March, 2010 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists unfurled banners of every size today outside the offices of Dell in Bangalore, Amsterdam, and Copenhagen, just as Dell executives meet to discuss a roadmap to finally remove the worst toxic chemicals from their electronics.

Guide to Greener Electronics - 17th Edition

Publication | 3 November, 2011 at 16:30

Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics - 17th Edition aims to reducing the environmental impact of the electronics sector, its energy use and emissions throughout its supply chain and avoiding the use of unsustainable materials. The Guide also...

17,000 hazardous chemicals and counting - open-sourcing Greenpeace’s global chemical...

Blog entry by Pierre Terras | 2 April, 2016 4 comments

Greenpeace is campaigning for a toxic-free future where hazardous chemicals are no longer produced, used and dumped into our environment. This includes chemicals which are persistent, toxic, bioaccumulative, carcinogenic and disruptive...

Campaign overview

Background | 10 May, 2010 at 13:07

The social, ecological and economic impact of climate change is inarguable, and while governments around the world should be working tirelessly to set the framework for global clean energy use, they remain mired in dialogue, rather than taking...

Campaign analysis

Background | 18 November, 2012 at 17:00

Greenpeace interest in IT began in 2005 when we started to address the growing concern of e-waste -- all those piles of obsolete computers, cell phones, batteries etc. that were starting to pile up.

Searching for Green Electronics

Publication | 5 March, 2008 at 10:47

We embarked on a mission to find the greenest electronic devices available on the market during 2007. We conducted a survey of the main brands of desktop PCs and notebooks, mobile phones and PDAs. 37 products from 14 companies were assessed...

Nokia tops latest Greener Electronics Guide

Feature story | 16 September, 2008 at 2:00

Company scores plummeted in the previous edition of Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics, when new criteria on climate change were introduced. However, leading brands like Nokia and Samsung are now making significant progress in greening...

What is a green electronics product?

Feature story | 5 March, 2008 at 1:00

The Sony Vaio TZ11 laptop, Sony Ericsson T650i mobile phone and Sony Ericsson P1i PDA have come out on top in our first survey of greener electronics products. Some products were more advanced than others, but there's definitely room for...

Calling out Samsung for toxic failure

Feature story | 3 March, 2010 at 1:00

Samsung still uses PVC and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in all its products, except in a few models of mobile phone, MP3 players and some components, despite many promises to clean up. That's why our activists stuck huge stickers on the...

Towards green electronics: Getting greener, but not there yet

Publication | 6 January, 2011 at 0:00

Greenpeace congratulates the electronics industry on making progress the many technical hurdles it has been facing - but we also show that the industry hasn't finished finding green solutions just yet.

Green my Apple flyer

Publication | 1 November, 2006 at 14:40

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