How we ensure our products conform to environmental legislation

Environmental compliance

 
 
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We take the necessary steps to ensure compliance with environmental legislation affecting our products and operations, including but not limited to:

  • Commission Regulation (EC) 1275/2008 with regard to eco-design requirements for standby, off mode electric power consumption of electrical and electronic household and office equipment.
  • Commission Regulation (EC) 278/2009 on External Power Supplies.
  • European Union Self-Regulatory Initiative to further improve the energy efficiency of Games Consoles (recognised under COM(2015) 178 final report of the European Commission).
  • The Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) Directive (2011/65/EU).   
  • Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators.
  • Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste.
  • Conflict minerals (Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act).
  • The European Union Regulation No 1907/2006 on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH).
  • Directive 2012/19/EU on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
  • Timber and Timber Products (placing on the market) Regulation 2013 (European Timber Regulation No 995/2010).
  • Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency.
  • EU Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC).
  • Carbon Reduction Commitment (The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Order 2013 No.1119).
 
 

Further information

For further information please see the Sony environmental page and our Modern Slavery Act page.