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11 January 2010

Greenpeace issues latest rankings of environmental impacts of electronics companies, including use of toxics - Nokia is first, Nintendo last

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30 September 2009

Microsoft joins UN to curb e-waste

Author: Okuttah Mark, Business Daily [Kenya]

Microsoft has teamed up with UN to curb electronic waste which poses serious risks to human health and the environment. The aim is to create awareness on the dangers associated with electronic waste— e-waste— in Africa and educate the public on...

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10 August 2009

EPEAT Takes Wildly Successful Green IT Certification Global

Author: GreenerComputing

The Green Electronics Council today announced that it was expanding its environmentally friendly electronics certification, the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), to include 40 countries around the globe…The EPEAT certification...

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7 August 2009

Durbin, Coburn Continue to Press Tech Companies on Human Rights Code of Conduct

Author: E News Park Forest

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) sent a letter today to 26 tech companies, urging them to join a voluntary code of conduct known as the Global Network Initiative (GNI) [on freedom of expression, privacy]...

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1 July 2009

Philippines: makeITfair finds continued labour abuses in computer manufacturing - calls on brands to take more action with suppliers

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1 July 2009

[PDF] Configuring Labour Rights - Labour Conditions in the Production of Computer Parts in the Philippines

Author: Esther de Haan & Irene Schipper, Center for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO)

This report is following up on research that was done by the Workers Assistance Center (WAC) in the Philippines in 2006, which consisted of workers interviews and was published in 2007...considerable efforts have been made by management to set up...

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19 June 2009

China: Filtering Software Challenges Computer Industry

Author: Human Rights Watch

The computer industry should make it clear to the Chinese government that it will not cooperate in efforts to curtail access to information on the internet through government-mandated or provided filtering software such as the "Green Dam Youth Escort"...

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28 May 2009

Greenwash: E-waste trade is the unacceptable face of recycling

Author: Fred Pearce, Guardian [UK]

Computer manufacturers must take responsibility for dealing with electronic waste to ensure toxic trash doesn't fall into the wrong hands...Dell, the world's second largest PC manufacturer, announced earlier this month that it is imposing a ban on the...

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1 April 2009

PC companies do bit for climate change

Author: Greenpeace New Zealand

The latest edition of Greenpeace's 'Guide to Greener Electronics' ranking shows a disappointing slump from some major companies in the toxics category, but an overall improvement on climate change criteria. "ICT is a key sector in the fight against...

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1 April 2009

Take Action: Urge Electronics Companies to Sign the Conflict Minerals Pledge

Author: Raise Hope for Congo - A Campaign of Enough Project

The conflict in eastern Congo...is fueled in significant part by a multi-million dollar trade in minerals. Armed groups generate an estimated $144 million each year by trading four main minerals: the ores that produce the metals tin, tantalum, tungsten...

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