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Greener electronics Panasonic ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 8:00

Panasonic moved up from 13th to 12th due in large to providing a list of products on the market that are free of PVC. They include DVD players and recorders, home cinemas, video players and lighting equipment. Panasonic has now committed to...

Greener electronics Motorola ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 8:00

Motorola stays in 6th place. Although the company offers its customers an increasing number of models that are free from brominated flame retardants (BFRs), it has still to provide information on PVC-free models and to commit to timelines for...

Greener electronics Nokia ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 8:00

Nokia has reclaimed its position at the top of the ranking. The front-runner has already eliminated PVC from new models of mobiles and is now eliminating BFRs from the remaining applications of BFRs – in new flexible circuits.Nokia gets top marks...

Greener electronics HP ranking: Fourth Edition

Publication | 27 June, 2007 at 8:00

HP continues to slip down the ranking – now in 11th place. It loses points for weakening its support for Individual Producer Responsibility. HP scores top points for providing a substitution timeline for future substances and was the first...

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 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...

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