FUJIFILM Business Innovation has announced that it has received the Platinum Medal for the third consecutive year from EcoVadis. The Platinum rating is only awarded to the top 1% of the 100,000+ companies assessed by EcoVadis.

Fujifilm Business Innovation excelled in the Environment and Sustainable Procurement category; this recognition has underscored the company’s ongoing efforts to create a better environment for everyone. The company has been developing technologies to reduce the power consumption of multifunction and simple function printers. This technology will contribute to a decarbonised society with improved energy-saving performance, including the development of Super EA-Eco toner with low-temperature fusing performance. Lower toner fusing temperature reduces power consumption during fusing. The reduction in power consumption has resulted in a 54% reduction in CO2 emissions during equipment use. This is compared to our conventional EA toner.

Fujifilm’s Sustainability Initiatives

To help establish a circular economy, Fujifilm Business Innovation is actively reusing parts that have passed the company’s performance and safety assessments. This is based on the concept that “used products are valuable resources, not waste”.

In September 2022, the ApeosPort-VI C RC series, a recycled full-colour digital multifunction printer with a parts reuse rate of up to 84% (by weight), was launched. In addition, Fujifilm adopts a sustainable procurement approach and takes environmental, social and corporate governance issues into serious consideration. Partners are evaluated on their CSR initiatives and required to share their CSR policies during the procurement process. Environmental and HR teams are deployed to the companies’ suppliers, they evaluate and provide consultation on improving their supply chain process.

Fujifilm’s CSR plan, “Sustainable Value Plan (SVP2030),” will continue to solve social issues by providing innovative products and services. This will strengthen the companies’ supply chain in terms of the environment, ethics, and human rights. Fujifilm Business Innovation aims to be a company that further contributes to the realisation of a sustainable society.

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