EPEAT: Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers Further Validated as the Responsible Choice


Those who know the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registry know it is one of the best indicators of sustainably produced electronics.

At the Core of Sustainable Electronics

By Carol Baroudi

There’s rightfully much ado about the climate—from extreme weather events, severe droughts and water crises to fossil fuels and the race to renewables. However, there’s far too little talk about electronics and their roles in environmental ecosystems.

Ironically, the folks who say, “Don’t worry, we’ll invent solutions to all our problems” are typically envisioning some technological breakthrough that will save us all. They give little heed, I suspect, to “what will save technology.”

EPEAT, the Green Technology Council and Emerging Green

by Carol Baroudi

I first learned about EPEAT in 2008 when I was researching Green IT For Dummies. I was no newbie to IT, or to recycling for that matter, but recycling IT? Well, yes. I didn’t know about this global rating system for greener electronics.

A Big Data Approach to Gathering CSR Data


The following is part 2 of a 3-part series on “Big Data.”

By Bahar Gidwani

We have previously defined “Big Data” and shown how we feel a Big Data system built by CSRHub could help address some problems that exist in collecting corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability data on companies.  We have also further described the problems with the currently dominant method of gathering this data—an analyst-based method.

LG Electronics Applauds UL Environment and Green Electronics Council Collaboration to Add UL Mobile-Device Standard to EPEAT® Rating System

Press Release

July 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - LG Electronics USA today applauded UL Environment and the Green Electronics Council (GEC), on their groundbreaking collaboration to include mobile devices in the EPEAT® registry of greener electronics for the first time. Together, the organizations will work with manufacturers, environmental groups, and purchasers to align the UL110 standard for mobile phones with GEC’s requirement for EPEAT. After approval, the updated standard is expected to debut in early 2014.

CurrentState Sustainability Audit to Include EPEAT Imaging Equipment and Television Standards

Press Release

TULSA, Okla., February 13, 2013 /3BLMedia/- Caelus today announced that all versions of their CurrentState™ Sustainability Audit will be updated to include the newest EPEAT® standards for greener electronics. The EPEAT registry’s Imaging Equipment standard, publicly unveiled today in Washington DC, will be added to CurrentState™ immediately. EPEAT’s Television standard will be added to CurrentState™ as soon as it is released later this year.

What Apple’s EPEAT Flip-Flop Means for Green Business


Apple's latest big announcement wasn't a new iPhone launch or the thinnest laptop on the market, but it made headlines across the globe nonetheless.

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