28 Sep '11, 5am

Greening a business from the inside out:

Greening a business from the inside out:

Among other measures to reduce carbon emissions from its products, Fuji Xerox has introduced energy saving features in its office equipment. Image: Fuji Xerox It’s not often that businesses get asked by their competitors for help, but Fuji Xerox’s CSR head Miki Watanabe is finding herself in such a situation where sustainable manufacturing is concerned. Rival firms have been seeking her out, for instance, to get advice on how to create a more sustainable, environmentally friendly supply chain. The reason Fuji Xerox is in this enviable position – they have much to share. When in Singapore for a conference on sustainability recently, Japan-based Ms Watanabe told Eco-Business what Fuji Xerox is doing to improve the sustainability of its products, from the materials that go into them and the CSR efforts of suppliers to the disposal of unwanted equipment. Recently, the company ...

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