TCO CERTIFIED EDGE
The certification for cutting
Best in class ICT products benefitting you and the planet
– making your purchasing choice easy
tco certified edge design and leading the way / human factors or which what does a tco certified
to a cleaner, more efficient offer proven reduced impact edge product include?
We all want to buy greener IT infrastructure? on the natural environment.
products. We understand the Every TCO Certified Edge
threat of climate change and TCO Certified Edge, a The intention of the pro- product meets the require-
that our energy consumption new award program helps gram is to further push the ments of both TCO Certified
contributes to it. Electronics identify those products at the boundaries of ICT design for its product category AND
brands are working towards cutting edge – making your in these areas and recognize an additional criterion in
creating greener, more en- green purchasing decision those brands that are leading TCO Certified Edge, so you
ergy efficient products that easier. the way. are assured of a product that
still meet our performance is truly the best available on
needs. But how do we know TCO Certified Edge is an TCO Certified Edge is reser- the market today.
which products are best in award program exclusively ved for those products that
class? Which products and for those products that are at go beyond existing eco-
technologies are pushing the the leading edge of innova- labeling programs on the
boundaries of environmental tion in the areas of usability market today.
TCO Certified Edge criteria:
* Minimum 65% post consumer
Every TCO Certified Edge * Halogen free, the product contains
product meets the requirements of no chlorine and bromine
both TCO Certified for its Notebooks:
product category AND an * Outdoor readability
additional criterion in All-in-One computers:
TCO Certified Edge * Minimum 50% post consumer
TCO Certified covers criteria on: TCO Certified for:
TCO Certified Displays
Usability Environment TCO Certified Desktops
TCO Certified Notebooks
TCO Certified All-in-One
Performance; Energy Efficient TCO Certified Projectors
- picture & sound quality Minimal use of hazardous substances
Ergonomic Design Designed for recycling
Electrical safety Recyclable packaging
Low noise Extended product life
Low emissions Environmental management system
Demonstrates active CSR commitment
– The label for you and the planet
tco certified Purchasers and users look about tco development The TCO certification
to the TCO program as a program includes note-
For over 17 years the TCO credible tool when specifying TCO Development’s mission books, desktops, All in One
certification program has products to meet environ- is to make it easy to choose computers, displays, phone
influenced the IT industry in mental and performance technology designed for both headsets and projectors.
user centred design. needs. usability and the environ-
TCO Certified label ensures ment. TCO Development is head-
a product that is designed an international label quartered in Stockholm,
for minimal impact on the Since 1992 the TCO certi- Sweden, with regional
climate and natural environ- The TCO label is interna- fication program has had a presence in Central Europe,
ment, while offering all the tional – the same criteria significant influence on Asia and North America.
performance expected from apply throughout the world, improved image quality and
top of the line electronic making it a convenient tool ergonomics for displays, for more information
products. for global products. as well as the reduction of
electromagnetic emissions, Visit our website
This combination of Usabil- how are the criteria energy consumption and us- www.tcodevelopment.com
ity and Environment makes developed? age of hazardous substances
the TCO Certified label in ICT products.
unique. TCO Development, the
company responsible for the
a trusted, in-demand certification, works with
program – making many international
purchasing choices easy committees and speciality
networks to ensure world-
TCO Certified is a third wide applicability for TCO
party verified program, Certified.
where every product model The criteria are also based
is tested by an accredited, on scientific user studies and
independent laboratory. developed with focus on the
We also back up our quality wellbeing of the user and the
assurance process with regu- environment.
lar after-market checks
and test rounds.