July 19, 2024

Acer Paves the Way for Sustainable Computing

Acer Paves the Way for Sustainable Computing with Carbon-Neutral Vero Laptops

Acer takes a significant step towards a greener future with their commitment to carbon neutrality for the Aspire Vero laptop line. Starting with the new Aspire Vero 16, Acer implements carbon-conscious practices throughout the entire lifecycle of the device, minimizing its environmental impact and ultimately achieving carbon neutrality.

“Acer recognizes the urgency of addressing climate change,” says Jerry Kao, COO of Acer Inc. “Through our Aspire Vero series, we offer ‘conscious technology’ made with sustainability in mind. We’re also committed to using 100% renewable electricity by 2035 and achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.”

Environmentally Conscious Design:

  • Recycled Materials: The chassis is crafted from over 60% recycled plastic, exceeding the 30% in the first generation.
  • Ocean-Bound Plastics: The touchpad features ocean-bound plastics, contributing to ocean conservation.
  • Low-Emission Components: The latest Intel Core processors offer increased power efficiency, while the integrated NPU boosts AI capabilities without compromising on energy consumption.
  • Reduced Packaging Footprint: Acer utilizes recycled and recyclable materials in the packaging, minimizing waste and environmental impact.
  • Sustainable Shipping: Partnering with logistics providers, Acer utilizes biofuel in shipping to reduce emissions during transportation.
  • Energy-Efficient Usage: AcerSense software optimizes battery life and energy consumption with four performance modes.
  • Easy Recycling: Standard screws facilitate quick and easy disassembly for repairs, upgrades, and recycling.

Beyond these impactful design choices, Acer further offsets remaining emissions through high-quality carbon credits, ensuring the Aspire Vero 16’s carbon neutrality.

Further Details and Availability:

More details about the Acer Aspire Vero 16 will be unveiled in January 2024 at CES in Las Vegas. Specifications, pricing, and availability will vary depending on the region. Please contact your nearest Acer office for information specific to your market.

With the Aspire Vero series, Acer demonstrates its commitment to a more sustainable future, encouraging users to join their journey towards conscious technology and environmental responsibility.

More details of the Acer Aspire Vero 16 will be shared in January in Las Vegas. Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office via www.acer.com.

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