Guide to Greener Electronics - Sony, June 2009

Publication - 1 July, 2009
Sony drops from 5th to 12th place with a reduced score of 4.5, down from 5.5. It loses points on: the precautionary principle criterion; for setting a timeline beyond 2010 (FY2010 means March 2011) for eliminating PVC and Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs) in mobile products only; for failing to support Individual Producer Responsibility; for failing to extend its voluntary e-waste take-back and recycling programme beyond North America and for weak support for the levels of cuts in greenhouse gas emissions needed to curb dangerous climate change.