Fairphone & Apple Top Greenpeace Rankings

We periodically check in on the Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics, which ranks participating manufacturers on GreenICT criteria. No manufacturer received a top score this time, but there was a wide varience among the global mix of companies.

The criteria vary year-to-year; this most recent scorecard used "Impact area grades [that] are derived by the following weighting of criteria: Transparency (30%), Commitment (30%), Performance (30%), and Advocacy (10%) ." Greenpeace has also switch from a 10-point score to a letter grade.

Fairphone (B) and Apple (B-) performed the best. Amazon, Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi - all relative newcomers - performed the worse.

19th Edition
2017.10

1st Edition
2006.08
5th Edition
2007.09
9th Edition
2008.09
13th Edition
2009.09
16th Edition
2010.10

17th Edition
2011.11

Acer D+ 2.3 5.7 4.5 4.7 4.1 2.9
Amazon F
Apple B- 2.7 5.3 4.1 4.9 4.9 4.6
Asus D
Dell C+ 7.0 7.3 4.7 4.7 4.9 5.1
Fairphone B
Fujitsu 3.0 7.0 5.5 2.7 3.9
Google D+
Hewlett-Packard C+ 4.7 5.3 4.7 5.5 5.5 5.9
Huawei D
Lenovo C- 1.3 7.3 4.1 2.5 3.5 3.8
LG Electronics D+ 4.3 7.0 4.9 4.7 3.5 2.8
Microsoft C-     2.2 2.7 1.9
Motorola 1.7 6.7 3.7 5.3 5.1
Nintendo     0.8 1.4 1.8
Nokia 7.0 8.0 7.0 7.5 7.5 4.9
Oppo F
Panasonic 3.3 5.0 4.5 4.9 5.1 3.6
Philips     4.3 5.9 5.5 4.5
RIM 2.8
Samsung D- 5.0 6.7 5.7 6.9 5.3 4.1
Sharp     3.1 5.1 4.7 3.0
Sony 4.7 7.0 5.3 5.1 5.1 3.6
Sony Ericsson 5.3 7.7 5.3 6.5 6.9 4.2
Toshiba 3.0 6.0 4.7 5.7 2.3 2.8
Vivo F
Xiaomi F
Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, Data from Selected Editions: 2006-17, 10.0 scale
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