Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Lake Success, New York
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year
Canon U.S.A., Inc. is a world class leader in professional and consumer imaging equipment and information systems. Canon is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for qualifying nearly 100 percent of its product line to ENERGY STAR specifications. The company is also being recognized for its leadership and engagement in ENERGY STAR power management campaigns, its extensive communication efforts promoting energy efficiency to a wide audience, and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental burdens in all stages of the product lifecycle. Key accomplishments include:
Adding 57 new ENERGY STAR qualified models to its suite of products for a total of 241 ENERGY STAR qualified models. One hundred percent of Canon's suite of copiers, printers, scanners, and fax machines, and 98 percent of its multifunction devices are ENERGY STAR qualified.
Saving nearly two million kWh of electricity and $160,000 in 2009 by activating power management features on over 1,500 employee computers as part of its commitment to the ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT campaign.
Expanding the company's ENERGY STAR outreach and awareness efforts in both its internal and external sales trainings and customer presentations. Canon developed a recent Corporate Environmental/Sustainability video highlighting partnerships with EPA and the ENERGY STAR program.
Developing Web-based and instructor-led training courses designed to educate Dealer Sales Representatives on consumer demand for environmentally friendly products and how Canon's products meet this demand with environmentally conscious features, including energy-saving technologies and ENERGY STAR.
Launching its imageRUNNER ADVANCE series, a new document services platform that is developed using the company's Life Cycle Assessment product design system--which is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 30 percent by redesigning each phase of development, from manufacturing, energy use, and logistics.