27 Feb '12, 4pm

AT&T to Provide Eco-Scores for All Mobile Phones

AT&T to Provide Eco-Scores for All Mobile Phones

In the wake of a number of exposés of the environmental and social impacts of high-tech supply chains, the timing couldn't be better for news from AT&T last week, announcing a new eco-rating system that aims to give shoppers easy access to information on how mobile phones affect the planet. Developed by AT&T in partnership with Business for Social Responsibility, the new eco ratings -- which will go into effect later this year -- will track 15 different criteria for every post-paid mobile device that AT&T sells. Those criteria range from packaging to limits on toxic chemicals to corporate sustainability reporting to manufacturing practices. Those data will be clearly presented on the packages of new phones, and a QR code on the box will take shoppers to a website that will present detailed information on each phone's score. "There's going to be a lot of information availab...

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