Nintendo responds to Greenpeace criticism

Mario-factory declines to take part in green brands survey...

Greenpeace released its latest annual Green Electronics Survey report earlier this month, with a number of leading brands absent from the rankings completely, including Apple and Nintendo.


TechRadar contacted Nintendo UK for a response to this story and we were given the following statement from the company:

"Nintendo fully complies with all the applicable laws and regulations aimed at environmental protection and consumer health and safety. Furthermore, in order to ensure our products are safe for use by young children, Nintendo products are classified as toys and therefore comply with stringent safety standards applicable to toys.

"Nintendo has not been badly rated by Greenpeace. Greenpeace chose to conduct a survey which graded companies based on the voluntary submission of information. Nintendo decided not to take part in the survey and were therefore 'ungraded'."

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