Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
more
 
About
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd

03 Jul 2009 10:07:06

Nokia tops Greenpeace Greener Electronics guide



Nokia tops Greenpeace Greener Electronics guide
Phone makers Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson are the greenest companies in the technology industry, a new report has claimed.

According to the latest Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, Nokia ranks top of the list for its policy on toxic materials and components, while Samsung is in second for its commitment to cutting its absolute carbon footprint.

Sony Ericsson, which recently unveiled a green range of mobile phones, was selected in third place for its efforts to improve the energy efficiency reporting.

The guide, first produced in August 2006, ranks the world's 17 largest manufacturers of electronics, information technology and telecommunications equipment on factors including recycling and climate change.

Among the lower ranked companies were Sony, for its lack of commitment to cutting carbon emissions and electronic waste; Microsoft for its poor recycling policy and Nintendo for its slow response on the use of toxic chemicals.

Greenpeace called on electronics giants to do more to reduce the impact of their operations and devices on the climate, to take back and recycle their products once they are disposed of and remove hazardous substances from their production lines.

http://tinyurl.com/cc4j9

ADNFCR-1235-ID-19248854-ADNFCR


Discussion Thread  

 


The Low Carbon Economy Ltd Community



Related Items From Everyone


  1. Welcome to DMS Energy Solutions, an established energy efficiency company in...

  2. President Discussions

    Besides developing a way to grow fish, fruits, and veggies vertically so as to recycle water and...

  3. Branding can be used to motivate people to work towards a low-carbon economy and, by extension,...




Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback

RSS



We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.