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EPEAT 2.0: A Report from the Green Electronics Council about the First Stages

Seven years ago, a diverse group of stakeholders convened to determine a way to use market forces to advance the development of greener electronics. The result of this exercise was the Electronic Product…
November 4, 2014

Slates / Tablets and their Place in EPEAT

EPEAT users noticed a new addition to the Registry last week, as a “slates and tablets” subcategory was incorporated into the Computers & Displays category. These products became eligible for…
August 18, 2014

EPEAT® Environmental Rating System Debuts in India

Indian purchasers can now use the procurement tool to select greener electronics from world-leading manufacturers. Delhi – July 23, 2014 – The Confederation of Indian Industry’s…
July 22, 2014

Update on the "EPEAT 2.0" Process: Surveys, Charrettes

The Green Electronics Council is approximately halfway through a nine-month evaluation of the EPEAT system’s perceived strengths and opportunities for improvement. This “EPEAT 2.0” process involves…
June 4, 2014

Green Electronics Council Comments on Proposed Revisions to OMB Circular A-119

The Green Electronics Council spearheads multiple programs to inspire responsible environmental action in Information and Communication Technologies. These initiatives are designed to explore and advance…
May 13, 2014

New Report Highlights Slates, Tablets and Environmental Considerations

The Green Electronics Council (GEC) today released a report highlighting some of the environmental issues and opportunities surrounding slate and tablet computers. The report, titled “An Introduction…
April 15, 2014

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