Each year, the Green Electronics Council honors organizations that have made a commitment to greener electronics through the EPEAT Purchaser Awards. We invite you to join us! EPEAT Purchasers drive the worldwide electronics market toward products that are innovative, high-performing, energy efficient, longer lasting, less toxic, and easier to recycle. Their reduced environmental impact, collectively and individually, is the result […]
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 […]
Mobile Phones from leading global brands are now available in the EPEAT online product Registry with additional devices being added later in the year. PORTLAND, OR – July 31, 2017 – EPEAT, the leading global ecolabel for the IT sector, now covers mobile phones. Along with desktops, laptops, imaging equipment and televisions, EPEAT now provides […]
Verification Round PC-2017-03 is now underway. A Level 0 investigation period has already been completed. This round will investigate criteria for which verification requirements are difficult to prove, as well as criteria which have not been recently verified. A full verification round plan is available here.
EPEAT Clarification #40: Clarification #40 Revision D provides guidance for meeting 1680.1 criterion 22.214.171.124. This criterion recieved high rates of Non-Conformance in the past and Manufacturers have been asking for information about how to meet this criterion. This clarification provides one way that the criterion may be met but it is not the only way […]
Verification Round PC-2017-01 for PCs and Displays began in February of 2017. This round is composed of Level 2 and Level 3 investigations of products randomly chosen from a list of manufacturers that have not yet had Level 2 / 3 lab testing of a product. The Round plan can be found here.