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From August 2006 - when the first edition was launched organic products reviewed the progress made by some electronic companies in recent years on their commitments to produce organic electronics. It was found that fewer and fewer products on the market contain chemicals and hazardous PVC. Companies that refused assessment products are: Apple, Asus, Microsoft, Nintendo (0 points), Palm and Philips, with no plan to reduce toxic emissions and propios no support to avoid a climate crisis.

The 'green' electronics companies are Nokia (6.9 points), Samsung, Toshiba, Sony Ericsson (5.9 points).

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