Canon U.S.A. Receives It’s 10th. Energy Star ® Award From The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency And U.S. Department Of Energy
Company Receives 2008 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in Product Labeling; More Than 150 Qualified Canon Consumer and Business Products
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging technologies, today announced that is has received the 2008 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in Product Labeling. The award will be presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) on April 1, 2008 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
The award recognizes the Company’s commitment to consistently labeling ENERGY STAR-qualified office products with the highest possible degree of accuracy. ENERGY STAR is the joint effort of the EPA and DOE designed to identify and promote energy efficient products to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For general information, visit: www.energystar.gov.
“Demonstrating our commitment to preserve and conserve the planet’s limited resources for future generations, Canon continues to be at the forefront of sustainable development. As an organization, we are guided by the corporate philosophy of Kyosei – all people, regardless of race, religion, or culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future,” said Joe Adachi, president and chief executive officer, Canon U.S.A., “Embracing this philosophy, we will continue to make decisions about the production and consumption of our energy resources that will shape the future of our planet.”
Canon has a strong optical and imaging heritage. This heritage has allowed Canon to develop original and advanced energy efficient technologies, and it has introduced more than 150 products that incorporate these technologies. An ENERGY STAR partner since 1993, this is the Company’s 10th ENERGY STAR Award.
Further underscoring its commitment to the environment, all of its facilities in Canon U.S.A. and Canon Canada headquarters received ISO 14001 Certification under Canon’s Global ISO 14001 Certification Initiative in October 2007. The ISO 14001 Standard is an internationally accepted specification for environmental management systems created by the International Organization for Standardization to help organizations minimize how their operations affect the environment and comply with related laws, regulations and requirements.
Canon U.S.A. protects future generations by helping to preserve nature’s most valuable resources through the support of a wide range of environmental and community programs. For further information, please view the The 2007 Canon Sustainability Report (pdf).
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