The City of Durango, CO, has long been committed to improving the quality of life of its residents and maintaining the unique character of its community now and for future generations. Before 2008, however, the city didn’t have the tools required to monitor and track environmental performance. That year, for the first time, Durango used […]
PC-2017-02 Outcomes Report Now Available. Verification Round PC-2017-02 investigated criteria from IEEE 1680.1 which had high rates of Non-Conformance during the last four Verification Rounds or which had not been recently investigated.
The Green Electronics Council (GEC) assists standards development organizations (SDOs) in their development of IT sustainability standards that may be used in EPEAT. For GEC to consider the use of a standard in EPEAT, the standard is evaluated to ensure it was developed through a voluntary consensus process and that the standard represents environmental leadership. […]
Investigation Round IE-2017-03 begins today. This is a Level 1 investigation round which will investigate randomly chosen criteria and randomly chosen products. 48 total investigations are planned for this round. The round plan is available here.
Verification Round PC-2017-04 for PCs and Displays kicked off August 9, 2017 with Level 0 investigations. Level 1 investigations are expected to begin in October. In this round products and criteria were chosen randomly. A total of sixty-nine (69) Level 0 and Level 1 investigations were planned for this round. All active products, geographies, and […]
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 […]