Independent verification matters. Here’s how it works in TCO Certified

When choosing a certification, it’s important to know that the products you buy live up to the criteria you set. Independent verification of compliance is critical to a certification’s credibility and ability to drive change.

This is why TCO Certified includes a comprehensive system of independent verification, so that we can monitor compliance with criteria at the product, factory and brand engagement levels.

Our new Quick Guide – Independent Verification in TCO Certified – provides an overview of the verification systems built into TCO Certified to ensure compliance with all criteria, both pre and post certification.

Here you can learn more about:

  • The importance of independent verification
  • How product, factory and brand engagement verification works in TCO Certified
  • Insights and specialist competence necessary to verify compliance
  • The importance of verification in monitoring product sustainability claims

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How do we monitor compliance post certification?

From product testing to verifying factory conditions and corrective actions, confirming compliance with TCO Certified is vital for ensuring trust among purchasers and the IT industry alike. Our process also provides specialist insights and direct access to industry conditions, allowing us to measure progress and identify hot spots that demand our continued attention.

All testing and verification in TCO Certified is carried out by independent test and verification partner organizations, typically world-renown test houses that specialize in electronics, social responsibility or sustainability issues. Verification is carried out in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025.

Overview of independent verification in TCO Certified

Overview of verification systems in TCO Certified

All testing and verification in TCO Certified is carried out by independent test and verification partner organizations, typically world-renown test houses that specialize in electronics, social responsibility or sustainability issues. Verification is carried out in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025.
2018-10-30T11:51:18+00:00May 23, 2017|Categories: Bericht|Tags: , |