29 results found
 

Guide to Greener Electronics

Topic | 17 October, 2017 at 8:04

The Guide to Greener Electronics (the Guide) provides an analysis of what 17 of the world’s leading consumer electronics companies are doing to address their environmental impacts, and where work still needs to be done. We measured 3 impact...

Toxics phaseout

Background | 13 September, 2011 at 11:31

A competitive company league table, non-violent direct action, and cooperation where it’s due – Greenpeace pressures the world’s biggest electronics corporations into designing out the toxics.

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...

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...

Dell's commitment backtracking timeline

Background | 20 July, 2010 at 13:11

Dell first made a commitment in March 2006 to phase out polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) by the end of 2009. Then the company backtracked on its commitment. And today Dell has fallen far behind its competitors by...

HP, Lenovo and Dell break toxic phase-out promises

Press release | 31 March, 2009 at 2:00

HP, Lenovo and Dell see their scores drop in the latest edition of Greenpeace's 'Guide to Greener Electronics' ranking, released today. All three PC makers have been given a penalty point for backtracking on their commitment to eliminate vinyl...

Greenpeace sets Climate Leadership Challenge for the IT industry

Press release | 3 March, 2009 at 1:00

Greenpeace has launched its 'IT Climate Leadership Challenge', calling on the CEOs of the IT industry to provide real solutions for the imminent threat of global warming while also tackling the current economic crisis by turning climate change...

Greener Electronics - Companies backtrack on toxics phase-out

Press release | 1 July, 2009 at 2:00

The latest edition of Greenpeace's 'Guide to Greener Electronics' ranking, released today, reveals that the world's biggest PC makers - Hewlett Packard (HP), Dell and Lenovo - have failed to improve their low scores. All three maintain a penalty...

Apple takes first steps to Detox its manufacturing supply chain

Blog entry by Yixiu Wu | 15 August, 2014 2 comments

China is often referred to as the world's factory; manufacturing more than half of all the computers and mobile phones produced worldwide. Living in China and working for Greenpeace, I have seen first-hand the destructive impacts this...

Greenpeace's Electronics Guide cuts through the greenwash at CES

Press release | 7 January, 2010 at 11:12

As technology companies jostle for attention at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Greenpeace's newest edition of the Guide to Greener Electronics cuts through the greenwash. Apple, Sony Ericsson and Nokia lead the way for product...

New Electronic Gadgets - They may be smaller, slimmer, slicker and faster…but are...

Press release | 8 January, 2009 at 1:00

The greenest consumer electronic products on the market today have a smaller environmental footprint than those sold a year ago but the industry as a whole still has plenty of room for improvement, according to a new survey released by Greenpeace.

Greenpeace welcomes greener iPods, awaits greener Macs

Press release | 10 September, 2008 at 17:09

Greenpeace today applauded Steve Jobs' announcement that Apple's latest batch of revamped iPods - the iPod Touch, iPod Nano and iPod Classic - will now be free of both PVC and BFRs, along with an absence of mercury and the use of arsenic-free glass.

Nintendo, Microsoft and Philips flunk toxic test

Feature story | 27 November, 2007 at 1:00

The latest edition of our quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics assesses for the first time TVs and the rapidly growing games consoles market. Nintendo completely fails to show any environmental credentials and Microsoft and Philips do little...

2008: The year in review

Feature story | 5 January, 2009 at 1:00

Here's a look at all the efforts for a green and peaceful future that our supporters made possible in 2008.

Electronics companies still to eliminate dirty energy from supply chain

Press release | 19 November, 2012 at 7:00

San Francisco, USA — Global electronic companies must do more to end the use of climate changing dirty energy in their manufacturing and supply chains, according to a report released today by Greenpeace International

Electronics-makers, show us your greenest products

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 16 July, 2010 5 comments

This is an invitation from our electronics campaigners, to the industry, to show off the best they've got on the market: Greenpeace International will be releasing the third edition of the Green Electronics Product Survey at the...

Toxics message delivered to Dell HQ

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 26 May, 2010 3 comments

Greenpeace activists are hanging right now from Dell's global headquarters just outside Austin, Texas with a banner for the computer company founder and CEO: “Michael, What the Dell? Design out Toxics!” You can support them by ...

Previewing this year's Guide to Greener Electronics

Blog entry by Renee Blanchard | 22 October, 2012

Greenpeace began campaigning to make the electronics industry more transparent and less environmentally destructive with our Toxic Tech campaign, which successfully pushed major electronics companies like Apple to make their great...

Green Electronics - The search continues

Image | 5 January, 2009 at 15:45

Green Electronics - The search continues... Green Electronics Survey, 2008.

Dell has run out of excuses

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 1 June, 2010 7 comments

Did you see Greenpeace activists took direct action against Dell at its global headquarters in Texas, U.S., last week? We caught the giant PC maker backtracking on its public commitment to eliminate key toxic chemicals in its...

Electronics companies can lead the way on clean energy - if you push them

Blog entry by Casey Harrell | 19 November, 2012 15 comments

Every day, you rely on your computer, mobile phone, or tablet to be more productive, or just to have fun. Gadgets can make our lives better, but the rate at which we collectively purchase and discard them is having a serious impact on...

Electronics companies can lead the way on clean energy - if you push them

Blog entry by Casey Harrell | 19 November, 2012 1 comment

Every day, you rely on your computer, mobile phone, or tablet to be more productive, or just to have fun. Gadgets can make our lives better, but the rate at which we collectively purchase and discard them is having a serious impact on...

10 green New Year's resolutions - Making 2011 sustainable

Blog entry by JulietteH | 3 January, 2011 21 comments

A green and peaceful 2011? © John Javellana / Greenpeace We asked on Greenpeace's Facebook page what your green New Year's resolutions were - and there were some great ideas. Here is the top ten, for those who are still...

Clash of the Consoles: Battle for a green future

Feature story | 11 December, 2007 at 17:13

Three of the greatest heroes of the video game world have come together this December to battle for a future free of toxic chemicals. The iconic figures of Nintendo's Mario, Microsoft's Master Chief and Sony's Kratos are the lead characters in...

Quarterly - 2008.2

Background | 26 September, 2008 at 15:51

Game Consoles: No Consolation

Feature story | 20 May, 2008 at 2:00

Nintendo’s Wii. Sony’s PlayStation 3. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Elite. They promise a whole new generation of high-definition gaming, but when it comes to the crunch, it’s the same old story. As our search for greener electronics continues, it was...

Green Gadgets: Designing the Future

Image gallery | 3 September, 2014

Toxics Action at Dell HQ, Texas

Image | 26 May, 2010 at 11:28

Greenpeace activists unfurl a banner today at Dell Computer's world headquarters. The message is for the computer company founder and CEO and reads: "Michael, What the Dell? Design out Toxics!"

1 - 29 of 29 results.

results per page
10 | 20 | 50