Top environmental experts meet in Stockholm to discuss future of Green Economy

Today, the Green Economy conference “Putting words into action” takes place in Stockholm as part of the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) annual meeting.

This week experts from all over the world interested in how to protect the environment by improving, promoting, and developing ecolabelling will gather in Stockholm to discuss how to walk the talk. “This global exchange of views is key in our work toward a more sustainable future for IT products worldwide”, says Sören Enholm, CEO of TCO Development.

The GEN annual meeting is an important forum for ecolabelling organizations working on a non-profit policy basis from around the world. This year TCO Development will co-host the event, bringing together the 25 member organizations at the TCO Development offices in Stockholm. Being a long-time member of GEN, we are able to put sustainability of IT products on the global agenda. By driving change, together, we can make a difference. continues Enholm. TCO Development is also co-host to the conference live-streamed today accessible worldwide.

TCO Development is the organization behind TCO Certified, the leading global sustainability certification for IT products. As a long-term actor, our continuing focus is the development of solutions for driving social and environmental responsibility in IT products and their manufacture. The criteria in TCO Certified are updated every three years to address current sustainability challenges, with the next generation scheduled for launch at the end of 2018. With relevant, science-based criteria verified both pre- and post certification, TCO Certified is paving the way the way for more sustainable IT-products ”, ends Enholm.

About TCO Certified

TCO Certified is a sustainability certification for IT products, helping organizations around the world make responsible product choices. For 25 years we have provided solutions for reducing risk and meeting sustainability challenges connected to electronics. TCO Certified includes life cycle criteria for environmental and social responsibility. Independent verification of product, factory and brand owner compliance, both pre and post certification, is included.