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Guide to Greener Electronics

Magazine Homepage | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

Every day, more people around the world rely on laptops, phones and tablets to make their lives more productive and fun. Electronic gadgets can make our lives better, but the rate at which we purchase and discard these devices is having a...

Leaving Traces

Publication | January 26, 2016 at 13:59

In this latest investigation Greenpeace tested a range of outdoor gear for hazardous per- and polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs). The study reveals that not only outdoor clothing and footwear but also camping and hiking equipment such as backpacks,...

18th Edition

Magazine Edition | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

This 18th edition of Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics evaluates leading consumer electronics companies based on their commitment and progress in three environmental criteria: Energy and Climate, Greener Products, and Sustainable...

Nike commits to champion a toxic-free future

Feature story | August 18, 2011 at 9:14

The world's #1 sportswear brand, Nike, has accepted our Detox challenge: today it has officially committed to eliminating all hazardous chemicals across its entire supply chain, and the entire life-cycle of its products by 2020. This is a major...

Greenpeace calls on govt to explain toxic waste exportsbattery

Press release | August 4, 2011 at 15:37

Greenpeace is calling on the government to come clean about exports of toxic waste from New Zealand to the Phillipines and South Korea.

Clickers and Stickers Make H&M Detox

Feature story | September 20, 2011 at 18:00

Clothing giant H&M has responded to a torrent of tweets, Facebook updates, and Detox sticker actions last week with a public commitment to Detox. Hazardous chemicals are out. Transparency and transformational change are in.

Nike & Adidas: Detox the world's water

Feature story | July 13, 2011 at 18:00

Game on, Nike and Adidas. Greenpeace is calling you out to see which one of you is stronger on the flats, quicker on the breaks, turns faster and plays harder at a game we're calling 'Detox': Who'll be the first to take action and eliminate...

Electronics companies still to eliminate dirty energy from supply chain - Greenpeace

Press release | November 20, 2012 at 9:00

Auckland, 20 November 2012 - 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.

Guide to Greener Electronics

Hub | April 21, 2010 at 0:43

The Guide to Greener Electronics ranks the 18 top manufacturers of personal computers, mobile phones, TVs and games consoles according to their policies on toxic chemicals, recycling and climate change.

Eliminate toxic chemicals

Hub | December 20, 2006 at 1:33

Greener Electronics

Hub | January 19, 2010 at 0:38

Detox Outdoor

Page | January 25, 2016 at 10:34

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Microbead policy a “good start” - Greenpeace urges Government to ban the bags

Press release | August 17, 2017 at 16:15

Greenpeace is welcoming the Government’s latest announcement on microbeads as a good start.

What we do

Hub | April 9, 2009 at 2:32

This issues we campaign on.

Photos & Video

Multimedia hub | August 3, 2010 at 10:03

Multimedia and interactive features including audio slide shows, photos, special reports and video on climate, oceans, forests, toxics, peace and disarmarment, sustainable agriclture, from our ships and from direct actions.

Detox Fashion Manifesto

Action | October 24, 2012 at 3:56

We are a global movement of fashionistas, activists, designers and bloggers united by a belief that beautiful fashion shouldn't cause toxic pollution. We want the clothes we wear to be as stylish and authentic as we are. This is our Detox Fashion...

Tell Adidas to Detox

Action | August 23, 2011 at 21:20

Write to the CEO of Adidas, Herbert Hainer.

The e-waste problem

Page | October 31, 2006 at 23:24

The amount of electronic products discarded globally has skyrocketed recently, with 20-50 million tonnes generated every year. If such a huge figure is hard to imagine, think of it like this - if the estimated amount of e-waste generated every...

NZ Government must move fast to ban killer microbeads

Press release | July 21, 2016 at 13:41

Environment Minister Nick Smith is set to hold a meeting to discuss options for banning noxious microbeads from personal care products in New Zealand.

Gastro outbreak shows Ruataniwha must be scrapped

Press release | August 22, 2016 at 9:22

Greenpeace is calling for the Ruataniwha dam project in Hawke’s Bay to be scrapped in light of the latest lead on the gastro outbreak.

Take action now

Hub | August 12, 2010 at 12:20

'Cyber activism' is a quick and easy way you can take action online to support our campaigns. Here is a list of current actions.

Food and Farming

Hub | October 4, 2016 at 15:47

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Not Just Tuna

Hub | October 5, 2015 at 11:07

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Greener electronics guide updated

Feature story | October 27, 2010 at 7:24

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics exposes the widening gap between companies that make good on their promises to clean up, and those that don't. While some of the top electronics manufacturers are failing to keep...

Greenpeace greener electronic ranking shows actions speak louder than words

Press release | October 27, 2010 at 9:58

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics shows significant separation between companies that are failing to keep their environmental commitments and those that are making significant gains in phasing out toxic chemicals,...

3G iPhone - The G ain’t for Green!

Press release | July 9, 2008 at 0:26

Based on information available on Apple's website (1), it seems the company known for innovation has missed an opportunity to reinvent its new 3G iPhone in green.

Undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Feature story | February 22, 2009 at 21:19

Following a three-year undercover investigation, we’ve shown once again that electronic waste - like your old TV set - still isn't being responsibly recycled like it's supposed to be. Instead, e-waste is being disguised as second-hand goods and...

Greenpeace - New Improved Ranking criteria explained

Publication | June 26, 2008 at 23:12

From the eighth edition of its Guide to Greener Electronics, Greenpeace will score electronics brands on tightened sets of chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) criteria (both of which include new criteria), and on new energy criteria. The...

Incineration and human health report

Publication | March 1, 2001 at 0:00

State of knowledge of the impacts of waste incinerators. Greenpeace International Research Laboratories, University of Exeter, UK.

Incineration solutions report

Publication | October 1, 2002 at 0:00

Options for quarantine waste treatment at Auckland International Airport

Auckland International Airport Ltd. AGM Resolution

Publication | October 11, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace's resolution to the AIAL AGM: Resolution: That the company (AIAL) commit to cease incineration of all quarantine waste within 12 months and change to steam sterilisation.

A study of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) exposures in Paritutu, New Zealand

Publication | September 10, 2004 at 0:00

A Study of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) exposures in Paritutu, New Zealand Phase II: Serum Testing An Interim Report to the New Zealand Ministry of Health

People poisoned daily report

Publication | December 2, 2004 at 0:00

People Poisoned Daily reveals how DOW Agrosciences poisoned not only the people of Paritutu but has left a legacy of chemical poisoning throughout New Zealand. The chemicals 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D which together create Agent Orange were sprayed so...

Companies

Hub | April 21, 2010 at 0:33

Biography of the companies

Start your own petition

Hub | April 9, 2015 at 11:32

TOKO.org.nz is Aotearoa’s first ever people powered petition platform. It’s for you to use to make the change you want to see in the world. TOKO enables you to launch, run and deliver your own campaign petition on just about anything, with all...

Get involved

Hub | August 6, 2010 at 15:33

Greenpeace is the most effective environmental campaigning organisation on the planet. Our of the key factors to our effectiveness is you our supporters. And one of the things that makes us powerful is our ability to work together as more than 5...

Press

Hub | March 31, 2005 at 20:19

Introduction

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 18:00

The Guide to Greener Electronics helps to highlight the competitive, innovative aspects of the consumer electronics sector, and this latest edition profiles a number of new developments.

WIPRO

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

Wipro, an Indian electronics company that has previously participated in Indian editions of the Guide, makes its debut in the international version of Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics with 7.1 points – placing it in 1st position.

HP

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

HP is still above most companies on the ranking, but has lost its top spot from the most recent edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, and now sits in 2nd position, with 5.7 points, behind newcomer Wipro.

NOKIA

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

Nokia moves up to 3rd position in this edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. After three years at 1st position, Nokia fell to 3rd in last year’s edition.

ACER

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

Acer moves up the ranking to 4th position, with a score of 5.1. Acer is showing a larger leadership role in its conversations with suppliers on a range of issues, including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and hazardous substances, conflict...

DELL

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

Dell drops to 5th position, with 4.6 points. While Dell scores high overall, the company scores poorly on all Products criteria. Dell previously pushed back its commitment to eliminate polyvinyl chloride plastic (PVC) and brominated frame...

APPLE

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

Apple drops to 6th position, with a score of 4.6. Though one of the high scorers in this edition, Apple misses out on points for lack of transparency on GHG emission reporting, clean energy advocacy, further information on its management of toxic...

SAMSUNG

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

Samsung moves up to 7th position, with 4.2 points in this year’s Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. Samsung is close to achieving a revised goal of eliminating some of the most hazardous substances from its products. Although progress is...

SONY

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

Sony moves up to 8th position, with 4.1 points. Sony was a top scorer in last year’s Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics; it has lost significant points for not continuing its energy policy advocacy work for tougher greenhouse gas (GHG)...

LENOVO

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

Lenovo drops to 9th place in this edition of the Guide. Lenovo made progress by releasing products free of polyvinyl chloride plastic (PVC) and brominated frame retardants (BFRs) since the last Guide, but did not reach its extended goal of...

PHILIPS

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

Philips moves down to 10th position in the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, with 3.8 points.

PANASONIC

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

Panasonic falls back to 11th position in this edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, with 3.6 points.

LGE

Magazine Article | November 19, 2012 at 17:40

LGE scores 3.5 points and moves up to 12th place. LGE receives points on a strong precautionary principle policy, but lacks sufficient advocacy follow up.

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