Entries by Ashley Baker

Green Electronics Council Announces EPEAT Guidance for Sustainability Reporting to GRI Standards

The GEC and GRI collaboration results in guidance on using purchases of EPEAT IT products in GRI reporting. PORTLAND, OR – September 13, 2017 – The Green Electronics Council (GEC), in collaboration with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), released guidance today which details how purchases of EPEAT registered IT products can be included as part […]

New York State

Users of New York State’s Office of General Services centralized contracts purchase upwards of 200,000 computers and displays each year. These electronics are essential in providing services to the state’s 19.8 million residents. However, for all the efficiencies and benefits created through IT, these electronics also carry significant impact on human and environmental health globally. Since 2008, New […]

NASPO ValuePoint Earns Recognition for Procurement of Sustainable IT

The Green Electronics Council announced today that NASPO ValuePoint has been honored with an EPEAT Purchaser Award in recognition of its leadership in the procurement of sustainable IT products.  EPEAT is the leading global IT ecolabel which helps purchasers to procure more sustainable IT Products and is the flagship program of the Green Electronics Council […]

EPEAT Mobile Phone Registry Launch – Timeline and Training Information

Launch Timeline UL 110 published by Standards Development Organization: March 24, 2017 Registry opens to manufacturers: May 1, 2017 Registry opens to the public: July 31, 2017 First verification round: Late 2017 Ways to participate in EPEAT Mobile Phone Registry Registration through an EPEAT Conformity Assurance Body Manufacturers may participate in the EPEAT Registry for […]