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28 Mar, 2019, 08:00 GMT Computers From Dell, HP and Lenovo Meet Tough Criteria in New TCO Certified

Several brands show leadership in sustainability by certifying notebook and desktop computers according to the stricter criteria in TCO Certified,...


04 Dec, 2018, 08:00 GMT Launch of New TCO Certified - More Sustainable IT Products Available

Today is the launch of TCO Certified, generation 8. Focusing on the most relevant sustainability challenges, it helps organizations make responsible...


05 Sep, 2018, 08:00 BST TCO Certified, generation 8 Now Open for Application

The criteria for TCO Certified, generation 8 are finalized and published. By applying now, brands can be among the first to get their products...


22 Feb, 2018, 08:00 GMT Epson Makes Major Push for Sustainability — Chooses TCO Certified

AV buyers will now have an easier time to make more sustainable choices, as market leader Epson is the latest to achieve the TCO Certified...


28 Sep, 2017, 08:00 BST 25 Years of Innovation Marks a Global Milestone for Sustainable IT Products

- For over 25 years, TCO Certified has developed solutions for driving social and environmental responsibility in IT products and their manufacture....


04 May, 2017, 08:00 BST Sustainable IT: HP Joins Dell, Lenovo in Offering TCO Certified Notebook Computers

IT brand HP has joined Dell and Lenovo in achieving the TCO Certified sustainability certification for a range of notebook computers, offering IT...


30 Aug, 2016, 08:00 BST Projector Brands Seek Sustainability Certification as AV Buyers Drive Social, Environmental Responsibility

To meet the growing demand for more sustainable AV products, projector brands are turning to the TCO Certified sustainability certification as proof...


20 Apr, 2016, 08:00 BST Mobile Devices Meet New Sustainability Criteria in TCO Certified

Leading IT brands are moving to certify mobile computers and tablets for sustainability factors. During March-April, 26 models of notebook computers...


11 Nov, 2015, 08:00 GMT New Generation TCO Certified Aims to Further Reduce Hazardous, Unknown Substances in Electronics

TCO Development today launched the latest generation TCO Certified sustainability certification for IT products. The revision includes new criteria...


29 Sep, 2014, 08:00 BST Buyers Driving IT Brands to More Responsible Electronics

Electronics and IT products are largely manufactured under tough working conditions in price-pressed supply chains. These pressurized conditions have ...


28 Aug, 2014, 08:00 BST Report-TCO Development Sees Progress and Remaining Hotspots in Socially Responsible Manufacturing Among IT Brands

A new report from TCO Development reveals some progress but also persistent problems among 17 major IT hardware brands working to comply with new...


19 Aug, 2014, 08:00 BST EU States to Use TCO Certified to Make Socially and Environmentally Responsible IT Product Choices

Earlier this year the EU Parliament adopted a new public procurement directive. The directive makes it easier for purchasing contracts - including...


10 Apr, 2014, 08:00 BST Sustainability Certification Raises the Bar for Recycled Content in IT Products

 In a step forward for sustainable IT, product certification organization TCO Development announces the first products to meet a new certification...


04 Sep, 2013, 09:00 BST Sustainability Certification a Catalyst for IT Industry Progress in Socially Responsible Manufacturing

According to recent figures from TCO Development, products from 15 major brands of displays, computers and other devices have now fulfilled new...


21 May, 2013, 08:00 BST Samsung First to Achieve Sustainability Certification for Smartphones

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone is the first to achieve internationally recognized requirements for environmental design and socially...


10 Apr, 2013, 09:00 BST First Sustainability Certification for Smartphones Will Focus on Socially Responsible Manufacturing and Environment

TCO Development has announced the expansion of its worldwide sustainability certification for IT products to include smartphones. The new...


11 Jun, 2012, 12:46 BST TCO Development Announces First IT Products to Meet New Social Responsibility Requirements in TCO Certified

Enhanced focus on social and environmental responsibility offers additional verification for buyers TCO Development, the international organization...


02 Apr, 2012, 07:00 BST New TCO Certified Criteria for IT Products Offer Computer Industry a Third Party Verification of Socially Responsible Production Conditions

TCO Certified, the international third party sustainability certification for IT products, now requires independent verification of ethical working...


05 Mar, 2012, 01:00 GMT TCO Development Releases New Generation TCO Certified Program for PCs and Displays

- Pre-Test Period Now Open for Manufacturers In its 20th year of advancing Sustainable IT, TCO Development today released the new generation TCO...


27 Oct, 2011, 09:00 BST Le label TCO Certified lance la Certification de durabilité pour les tablettes PC

La tablette SLATE PC Series 7 de Samsung est la première à répondre aux critères exigeants de qualité d'image, de conception environnementale et de...


27 Oct, 2011, 09:00 BST TCO Certified führt neue Nachhaltigkeitszertifizierung für Tablet PCs ein

Der Samsung SLATE PC Serie 7 erfüllt als erstes Tablet die anspruchsvollen Kriterien für Bildperformance, umweltfreundliches Design und...


27 Oct, 2011, 09:00 BST TCO Certified Launches Sustainability Certification for Tablet PCs

Samsung SLATE PC Series 7 is first to meet demanding criteria for image performance, environmental design and social responsibility TCO Certified,...


27 Oct, 2011, 09:00 BST TCO Certified lanza un certificado de sostenibilidad para PC tipo tableta

Samsung SLATE PC Series 7 es el primero en cumplir los criterios demandados de rendimiento de imagen, diseño medioambiental y responsabilidad social...


22 Mar, 2011, 09:00 GMT Top Eco and Performance Design Award Goes to New Samsung Notebook PC

The TCO Certified usability and eco-label for ICT products today awarded the prestigious TCO Certified Edge designation to the new Samsung Notebook...