Mobile firms launch green scheme

Cozier, Muriel
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/2/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 37, p45
Trade Publication
The article reports that a number of mobile phone manufacturers in Europe, along with network operators, suppliers, recyclers and consumer and environmental organizations, have committed to improving the environmental performance of mobile phones. It was formed as part of a European Commission pilot project looking at how industries could work with stakeholder groups to reduce the environmental impact of products through their life-cycles.


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