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6 March 2008

Sony Takes First in Greenpeace Green IT Survey; Still has a Long Way to Go

Author: GreenerComputing.com

By producing the only products to score over the 50 percent mark in a survey of business and consumer electronics products, Sony's Vaio notebook and a Sony Ericsson mobile phone and PDA were the most environmentally friendly models on the market --...

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5 March 2008

CeBIT talks green, but the industry has some way to go says Greenpeace Survey

Author: Greenpeace International

The Sony Vaio TZ11 notebook, the Sony Ericsson T650i mobile phone and the Sony Ericsson P1i PDA come out on top in Greenpeace's "Searching for Greener Electronics" survey, released today at CeBIT. But, the race for a green electronic product has not...

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5 March 2008

Sony phone & laptop are greenest IT products, but latest Greenpeace electronics survey says industry has far to go

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12 November 2007

E-waste – Lifting the lid on recycling [Africa]

Author: Amelia Shepherd-Smith, Ethical Corporation

The United Nations Environment Programme says that most of the 50 million tonnes of electronic e-waste produced globally finds its way to Africa in the guise of “charitable donations”...Most unusable units end up in dumpsites. What little recycling is...

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16 October 2007

Apple Could Face Lawsuit Over 'Toxic' iPhone Report [USA]

Author: Ashley Phillips ABC News [USA]

A consumer watchdog group [Center for Environmental Health] is considering a lawsuit against Apple, after the release of a Greenpeace report that alleges the company's iPhone contains toxic chemicals... The report acknowledged, however, that the...

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12 October 2007

[video] Has Steve really reinvented the phone?

Author: Greenpeace, on YouTube

[testing of Apple iPhone; also refers to Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Motorola]

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10 September 2007

Africa: Ericsson provides free mobile phones for "world's poorest" as part of UN programme to tackle poverty

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10 September 2007

Columbia's Earth Institute and Ericsson Join Forces to Empower Millennium Villages [Africa]

Author: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, in Government Technology [USA]

Ericsson…announced it is partnering with The Earth Institute at Columbia University to provide connectivity to the Millennium Villages project. This partnership is designed to bring mobile communication and the Internet to approximately 400,000 people...

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10 September 2007

Mobiles for the 'world's poorest' [Africa]

Author: Jonathan Fildes, BBC

Nearly half a million people, described by the UN as "the poorest of the poor", will soon be able to make mobile calls. As part of a UN programme to tackle poverty in rural Africa, 79 villages across 10 African countries will be hooked up to cellular...

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1 July 2007

Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics: July 2007

Author: Greenpeace

Greenpeace's Green Electronics Guide ranks leading mobile and PC manufacturers on their global policies and practice on eliminating harmful chemicals and on taking responsibility for their products once they are discarded by consumers. [companies...

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