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March 27th, 2018
UL Announces Agreement to Add Green Electronics Council EPEAT Registered Products to SPOT Online Database

MARIETTA, GA., March 27, 2018 — UL (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced an agreement to add Green Electronics Council’s EPEAT registered products to SPOT®, UL’s web-based product sustainability information tool. The addition of products from the EPEAT registry will provide SPOT users with access to more than 12,000 additional products including mobile phones, computers, tablets displays,… read more

September 5th, 2017
UL Recognizes Samsung Electronics for Achievement of Joint ECOLOGO/EPEAT Certification and Registration for Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8+

MARIETTA, Ga., September 5, 2017 – UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), and Samsung Electronics celebrated Samsung’s products joint ECOLOGO/EPEAT Certification and Registration in a ceremony that took place during the U.S. Samsung and UL annual meeting on August 31, 2017. President and chief executive officer of UL, Keith Williams presented YH Eom,… read more

February 28th, 2017
UL Environment, Green Electronics Council Unveil UL ECOLOGO/EPEAT Joint-Certification for Mobile Phones

Brands that certify their mobile phones to the UL 110 sustainability standard can efficiently register products in EPEAT, a rating system used by governmental and institutional purchasers worldwide.  Barcelona, Spain – Mobile World Congress – 28 February, 2017 – UL Environment, a business division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, and the… read more

January 22nd, 2016
UL Environment Program Manager Appointed to EPEAT Advisory Council

Pamela Seaver, Environmental Program Manager for UL Environment, was recently appointed to the EPEAT Advisory council. The EPEAT program is a green rating program recognized by government and institutional purchasers looking to buy more sustainable electronics. The Advisory Council’s role is to provide advice, input and perspective to the Green Electronics Council and the EPEAT board…. read more

October 1st, 2015
UL Sustainability Certifications Recommended by EPA for Federal Purchases

The EPA has released an interim recommendation list of specification standards and ecolabels that are approved for use by federal purchasers.  We are happy to share that UL Environment’s GREENGUARD and ECOLOGO standards, as well as other standards UL Environment certifies to/registers products for such as BIFMA level, NSF 332, and IEEE 1680/EPEAT, are referenced… read more

December 17th, 2013
Purchasing Greener Mobile Phones – What’s Next: UL 110 and EPEAT

The environmental challenge of mobile devices: The typical lifespan of a cell phone is only 18 months, which means new phones are constantly being designed, built, and purchased. In 2012, there were more than 326 million wireless device subscriptions in the United States, including 1.5 million Federal government wireless subscriptions. U.S. consumers purchased more than… read more

December 6th, 2013
UL 110 and EPEAT – Working to Shift the Market Gauge Towards Green

Currently, UL Environment is facilitating the UL 110 standard through the formal ANSI standard development process, and upon completion of the process, GEC will open the EPEAT registry to products that UL’s ECOLOGO or others have certified as meeting the UL 110 standard. U.S. Federal government agencies and many state, provincial, and local governments are… read more