Additionally, SMART Interactive Flat Panels Receive ENERGY STAR® certification
The entire SMART product suite and supply chain has been declared free of conflict minerals following a thorough supply chain investigation that culminated in an audit conducted by an independent third party. Conflict minerals are the ores of tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold, all of which are present in virtually all electronic devices. Warlords in the
To be declared "conflict-free", SMART had to conduct a thorough "Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry" with respect to all smelters of conflict minerals acquired or used throughout its supply chain. Smelters identified as sourcing from, or possibly sourcing from, the conflict region were then subjected to a detailed "due diligence" process to determine whether their operations funded war or human rights abuses there.
"SMART is committed to not only enabling student success in the classroom but also to contributing to a sustainable future for them by doing all that we can to produce environmentally friendly solutions," said
"We anticipate to be one of only a handful of companies to include a company-wide conflict-free declaration in their conflict minerals filings with the
In addition to being recognized as "conflict-free", four of SMART's latest 75-inch panels, the SMART Board® 6075, SMART kapp iQ® 75, SMART kapp iQ Pro™ 75 and SMART Board® 8075i models, have received ENERGY STAR® certification. These panels meet strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the
Using ENERGY STAR®-certified products gives educators and customers assurance that a SMART technology adoption will help the environment by reducing the growth in greenhouse gasses emitted by fossil-fuel energy plants, using less energy and in turn lowering the total cost of ownership.
To see more information about SMART's commitment to being conflict-free, please visit here.
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