06 April 2017

Canon Receives ENERGY STAR AWARD 2017

ENERGY STAR® Recognizes Canon U.S.A.'s Dedication to Promoting Energy Efficiency; Honors Company as “Partner of the Year” for Second Consecutive Year
ENERGY STAR® Recognizes Canon U.S.A.'s Dedication to Promoting Energy Efficiency; Honors Company as “Partner of the Year” for Second Consecutive Year

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 6, 2017 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that it has received the 2017 ENERGY STAR “Partner of the Year - Product Brand Owner Award” from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products.

This is the second consecutive year that Canon has earned this distinction and the third time overall (2010 and 2016). Including these awards, Canon has been recognized eleven times by the EPA since 1996, also earning “Excellence Awards” for “ENERGY STAR Promotion” (2011) and “Product Labeling” (1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2008).

“Environmental consciousness is ingrained in our company culture and this honor is the perfect reflection of that,” said Seymour Liebman, executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel, Canon U.S.A. “To be named as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the second consecutive year speaks a great deal to the work that our company continues to do to ‘go green’ in regards to both our product manufacturing and supply chain. On behalf of Canon, I thank ENERGY STAR for once again recognizing the company’s great work in helping to reduce greenhouse gases through sales of energy-efficient products to our customers.”

Canon has been an ENERGY STAR partner for over 20 years and offers more than 200 ENERGY STAR certified products that incorporate advanced energy-efficient technologies, without compromising features or performance. Among these technologies featured on Canon devices are energy saver mode, automatic duplex settings and low sleep mode power consumption. Among Canon’s ENERGY STAR certified products are the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 6500/8500/C5500/C7500 Series Multifunction Systems (MFPs) models. 1 With features to help reduce waste, technology designed to provide low energy consumption, which can help limit emissions, and the use of bio-based plastics2 in select parts, the third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE Series is designed to help support customers’ environmental sustainability goals.

Canon continues to be dedicated to its philosophy of Kyosei, displaying an on-going commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Through Kyosei, Canon seeks to achieve its goals of energy and resource conservation, as well as reducing environmentally hazardous materials from its products. Canon shares this philosophy through various environmental, conservation, recycling and sustainability initiatives.

For more information on the environmental efforts of Canon U.S.A., Inc., visit www.usa.canon.com.

Canon Media Release Source: Canon Global

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