Providing environmental information about products is a responsibility that all corporations must assume. The primary objective is to keep consumers informed about environmental information regarding the products they purchase.
As part of our commitment to energy conservation, carbon reduction and sustainability, Acer has always focused on the energy-saving design of our products. ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.
Among ENERGY STAR specifications, those related to Acer products are computers (including laptops, desktops and all-in-one PCs) and displays. Please visit Energy Star official site to learn more and updated details for Acer products which has earned ENERGY STAR.
In 2019, 94.05% of our notebook computers and 40.14% of desktop computers were certified Energy Star 7.0 or 7.1 compliant. We have also continued to introduce high-efficiency platinum- or gold-rated power supplies to reduce energy dissipation and consumption. All notebook computers, desktop computers, all-in-ones, and displays have obtained the latest Energy Star certification, accounting for 76.28% of revenues from our main hardware products. Among them, 100% of commercial displays have also obtained Energy Star certification.
Manufacturers register products in EPEAT based on the devices’ ability to meet certain required and optional criteria that address the full product lifecycle, from design and production to energy use and recycling. Bronze-rated products meet all of the required criteria in their category. Silver-rated products meet all of the required criteria and at least 50% of the optional criteria, while Gold-rated products meet all of the required criteria and at least 75% of the optional criteria.
Note 1: “Hardware products” refers to notebooks, displays, desktops, and all-in-one PCs
Note 2: “Environmental labels” refers to EPEAT, TCO, Green Mark (Taiwan), and Energy Star®