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Forbes.Com Names Canon To "10 Companies That Are Genuinely Green" List


LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced that the Company has been named by as one of the “10 Companies That Are Genuinely Green.” Selected from a broad range of industries including mining, manufacturing and energy, Forbes cited a range of Canon environmental initiatives including its Environmental Planning Center and Environment Promotion Center at Canon Inc., which help the Company measure its environmental performance as well as the publication of its annual sustainability report in both English and Japanese.

“At Canon, our business is driven by the goal of fostering a sustainable environment while delivering world-class digital imaging technologies,” said Bunji Yano, senior director and general manager, Corporate Communications, Canon U.S.A. “This recognition further validates our commitment to the environment and preserving the planet as a whole.”

The list recognizes companies that have implemented globally recognized environmental management systems, published detailed disclosures of their environmental performance records and pledged to reduce their emissions and pollution levels. Further augmenting Canon’s environmental efforts, Forbes recognized the disclosure of extensive information about greenhouse gases and CO2 emissions, as well as the recent ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in Energy Efficient Product Design, awarded to Canon U.S.A. by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. Its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), a top patent holder of technology, ranked fourth overall in the U.S. in 2010†, with global revenues of more than US $45 billion and is listed as number five in the computer industry on Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies 2011 list. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. At Canon, we care because caring is essential to living together in harmony. Founded upon a corporate philosophy of Kyosei – “all people, regardless of race, religion or culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future” – Canon U.S.A. supports a number of social, youth, educational and other programs, including environmental and recycling initiatives. Additional information about these programs can be found at To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting

† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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