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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...

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...

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.

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...

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