Terms of Reference for TC EE WG on “Environmental matters associated with Mobile ICT Devices”
The scope of the work is development of ecological environmental related product deliverables specific to the Mobile ICT device.
Mobile ICT device definition:
A hand portable equipment which has the capability to support voice communication as a primary function to connect to a Mobile Network via GSM, IMT 2000, 3GPP Radio Access Technologies (and their evolution) and includes UICC/eUICC containing Subscriber Network Provider Subscription data.
The Working Group is responsible for developing ETSI deliverables within the scope of TC-EE specific to Mobile ICT devices as defined in the scope.
Analysis of relevant European environmental legislation, in terms of ecological aspects, and assessing their impact on Mobile ICT devices.
Support TC-EE in the establishment and maintenance of liaisons with CEN/CENELEC and the European Commission on development of ecological environmental related product deliverables (e.g. standards, technical report) applicable to the Mobile ICT devices.
Environmental impact covers the combination of climatic, physical, chemical, and biotic conditions that may affect the growth and welfare of organisms and nature conservation. They may also include aspects of eco-design as determined by the European Commission.
The Working Group will continue its activities as long as there is a need to produce deliverables, and to also maintain any published documents related to the Mobile ICT device.
Relations with bodies inside ETSI
The deliverables produced by the Working Group will be managed in TC-EE Work Programme.
The Working Group is expected to conduct its activities within the meeting schedule of TC EE.
This WG will support TC-EE to liaise with other ETSI TBs (e.g. ATTM, MSG) on deliverables that are specific to Mobile ICT devices.
This WG will support TC-EE to liaise with other organizations such as ITU-T SG5, 3GPP and CEN/CENELEC on matters related to Mobile ICT devices.
TC-EE may appoint experts of this Working Group to liaise with other organizations on matters related to Mobile ICT devices.