Fuji Xerox Australia Reports 32% Sustainable Paper Sales in 2012-2013

Fuji Xerox Australia released its 2013 sustainability report which specifies the company’s approach and success in sustainable practices in the last year. Also, the report gives Fuji Xerox Australia’s progress in switching its organizational practice.

According to the report, Fuji Xerox Australia’s approach to sustainable paper sourcing witnessed sales of its FSC (Forest Stewardship Council), FSC carbon neutral, PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certified and recycled papers increase by 32% during the 12/13 period. The company noted the sales of those products cover 99% of total paper sales by volume, compared to 67% in 11/12. Further, Fuji Xerox Australia announced it plans to expand its FSC carbon neutral paper range in 13/14 to include both digital and recycled stocks, which can support customers in lowering their scope 3 carbon footprint.

During the 12/13 period, Fuji Xerox Australia undertook its ‘Own Best Customer’ project which was designed to provide employees with the same experience as delivered to customers. As was reported by the company, the project had shown such benefits as saving carbon and energy equivalent to 90 fewer cars (352,043kg CO2) on the road for a single year and saving solid waste (29,368kg) equivalent to six fewer garbage truck payloads of waste in one year.

Amanda Keogh, Head of Sustainability, Asia Pacific and Australia, Fuji Xerox, “Customer centricity has been a main focus for us in 12/13. We are working with our employees and our customers to gain greater understanding of how we can help our customers achieve their sustainability goals. In 13/14 we will roll-out a number of our initiatives developed during 12/13, including a capability development program so that our sales people can have meaningful sustainability conversations with our customers, and expanding our FSC carbon neutral paper range.”

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