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Canon and the Further Education Sector 2010 23 rd March 2010 David Lucioni BSc.(Hons) AIEMA Environment & Product Safety Manager, Canon UK & Ireland.

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1 Canon and the Further Education Sector rd March 2010 David Lucioni BSc.(Hons) AIEMA Environment & Product Safety Manager, Canon UK & Ireland

2 Today’s Presentation  Get to know Canon  Energy Consumption (during manufacture and operation)  Carbon Footprint (during manufacture and operation)  Management of waste (including hardware & recycling)  Lifecycle of hardware  Recycling of consumables (i.e toner cartridges)  Use of chemicals which are hazardous to the environment (in manufacture and operation)  Health and safety of users of Canon systems  Canon’s policy on transport of equipment and support personnel  Some ‘quick wins’ for you

3 Environment & Sustainability “Living and working together for the common good” Environment RoHS, REACH Green Procurement Recycling Conservation Partnerships Compliance The benefits of partnering with Canon Corporate Social Responsibility

4 Energy Consumption

5 Carbon Footprint  EcoLeaf Declaration –This is a voluntary initiative in Japan only Not adopted outside Japan yet as no accepted international standard –Complies with a type 3 product declaration under ISO14025

6 Management of Waste WEEE Regulations 2006 – came into force 2 nd Jan 2007 Canon was already taking back replaced machines Canon branded paper is chlorine free Sustainably managed (high Grade) or 100% recycled pulp (Bright Recycled)

7 Management of Waste - Recycling  Hardware –Remanufactured at Giessen, Germany –Sold via broker –Recycled using latest technology  Toner bottles –3 year search –Guarantee 0% to landfill –Fully auditable system

8 Lifecycle of hardware  9% of profit spent on R&D  Designed to be easily recycled –No surface coatings to plastic panels –Parts easily separable –No hazardous chemicals  Research into bioplastics –Reduce reliance on fossil-fuel – derived polymers –Emerging technology

9 Chemicals  Kyosei forbids Canon to use any chemical that may harm the environment  Canon released all RoHS compliant products in 2005  In addition to the six chemicals under RoHS, Canon identified an additional seven that it has also removed

10 Health & Safety of Canon Products  All products CE marked & comply with RoHS, REACH, Batteries regulations –This means that any noise or electro- magnetic radiation emitted from Canon machines is at or well below EU limits –All user-replaceable parts are easy to remove and insert  All inks and toners are non-toxic and non-hazardous in normal use –i.e. not carcinogenic! Risk of explosion!

11 Transport  To reduce carbon footprint –Trains & Ships only used from factories  Sales Staff & Service Technicians –New vehicle fleet – VW Golf BlueMotion estate only variants offered has 129gCO 2 /km emissions  Canon Sustainability Report –Published since 1999 –http://www.canon.com/environment/report/pdf/ report2009e.pdfhttp://www.canon.com/environment/report/pdf/ report2009e.pdf

12 Some ‘quick wins’  Decrease your margin  Use a sans serif font – e.g. Arial, Verdana  Decrease your font size  Try ‘Ecofont’ (www.ecofont.eu)www.ecofont.eu  Choose presentation colours wisely  Default to double-sided printing YES! YES!

13 In summary  Canon has a long history of caring for the Environment  Canon’s products are designed to reduce their impact on the Environment over the full life cycle of the product  Canon technology is licensed for use in many applications (& competitors!)  Canon has pioneered recycling initiatives  Canon’s philosophy ensures that your own sustainability/green procurement ideals will be satisfied by partnering with Canon

14 Thank You Any Questions?


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