What is TCO Certification?
TCO Certified is the world-leading sustainability certification for IT products. The comprehensive criteria are designed to drive social and environmental responsibility throughout the product life cycle.
Covering 11 product categories including computers, mobile devices, display products, and data center products, compliance is independently verified, in both pre-and post-certification. TCO originated from Swedish, which means “The Swedish Confederation of The Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees Professional Employees”.
This organization provides health protection for Swedish white-collar workers working in numerous working environments, mainly to reduce the health hazards caused by various office equipment to personnel as much as possible.
TCO Certified provides a complete and comprehensive solution with criteria that balance environmental and social responsibility, as well as independent verification of criteria compliance throughout the entire life cycle of the product.
Benefits of TCO Certification
Who can be certified TCO Certification?
TCO Certified is available for the following products: displays, notebooks, tablets, smartphones, desktops, all-in-one PCs, projectors, headsets, and data center products: network equipment, data storage products and servers.
Data Center Products
Document required for TCO Certification
The extent of Documented Information differs as per:
Role of Shamkris and Process of TCO Certification
Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to effective system implementation in the organization. A simple and practical method of system implementation helps organizations increase business efficiency and sustainability. Shamkris supports 100% documentation to obtain an accreditation body of success in addition to enhanced performance.
The implementation process is described below:
Implementing Management System
Year on Year
TCO Certified is the world’s most comprehensive sustainability certification for IT products. Criteria in TCO Certified drive social and environmental sustainability throughout the IT product life cycle and compliance is independently verified, both pre and post certification.
Knowing the upfront cost of a purchase is easy; it’s the hidden costs that are hard to anticipate. A TCO analysis helps in understanding the indirect expenses, such as maintenance, support and license fee, that would add up during the lifecycle of the product.