March 10, 2008
Greenpeace International recently surveyed environmental responsibility among consumer electronics companies, and released the findings during last week's CeBIT information technology fair in Hanover, Germany. While the group gave kudos to Sony, Apple, Nokia and other companies for greening their product lines, it also said the industry as a whole has a long way to go toward comprehensively reducing toxic substances and increasing energy efficiency and recyclability. Greenpeace researchers tested 37 different new products that 14 major electronics manufacturers had selected as their greenest offerings.
Zeina al-Hajj, who leads Greenpeace International's toxics campaign, said the group's...