Ranking Criteria for Module Manufacturers
Company avoids lead and cadmium throughout product lifecycles and has phased out potent greenhouse gases and uses tools , such as lifecycle analysis , to characterize environmental and worker impacts.
This company has taken some big steps toward creating a clean solar industry. A few more commitments to the environment and workers will help the sun come out.
This company responded to the survey but has not taken any significant steps toward creating a clean solar energy industry (or did not completely fill out the survey).
This company did not respond to our invitation to participate in the survey.
This company currently has a takeback program and has policies against exporting waste and using prison labor to dismantle end-of-life panels.