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Electronics Brands: It’s Time to Super Charge Sustainability

One Electronics brand (Fairphone) sets an example while three other brands (Asus, Apple, and HP) have made progress for the Electronics sector in regards to sustainability by embracing the challenges and opportunities associated with the Electronics sector. One brand, Fairphone, received a “B” label, and three brands, Asus, Apple, and HP received a “C” label […]

Fairphone shakes up electronics brands

Over the last months, Rank a Brand has performed a major checkup of the electronics sector, in collaboration with Milieudefensie (the Dutch chapter of Friends of the Earth International). Whereas the labour conditions and environmental problems in the garment industry hit the news daily last year, times were relatively quiet for the electronics industry. Undeserved, because the electronics […]

Phony Equality at Nokia

Tweet Apple has been replaced by Nokia. Not in the race to bring out the smartest phone, but because Nokia is taking Apple”s place as the latest electronics giant to be shown to use factories where workers are not treated fairly. A report published last week finds that precarious jobs and insufficient wages are depressingly […]

Apple scorned because of transparency

Apple is being cut down in the media right after the company published its Supplier Responsibility Progress Report 2010 last weekend.  Headlines as ‘Apple admits using child labour’ and ‘Apple admits child labour was used to build iPods and iPhones in Chinese factories’ were published on the websites of newspapers. Apple said that in 2 […]

Top 3 of electronics brands

Sony Ericsson, Samsung en Nokia have received the highest Rank a Brand score out of the 42 ranked electronics brands. So when you need a new mobile, these can be good choices. The Greenpeace Guide To Greener Electronics also comes up with the same Top 3, and we are happy with that. Even before Rank […]