Sony Ericsson launches 'green' handsets

LONDON - Sony Ericsson is introducing two 'green' handsets today as part of the company's goal of cutting its carbon emissions.

Recent Sony Ericsson ad
Recent Sony Ericsson ad

The handsets will have a 15% lower carbon footprint than current models through reduced packaging, the use of recycled plastic and fewer solvents in the paints used.

The phones are the first of a portfolio of environmentally-friendly phones that the company plans to introduce over the next two years.

Sony Ericsson sells about 100m phones a year and intends to make all its phones more environmentally friendly by 2011. The company aims to cut 20% of its total carbon emissions by 2015.

 

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