Chapter 22 Environmental Footprint—Operations

The next three chapters address the environmental stewardship portion of the Scorecard. As mentioned in Chapter 7 (Environmental Stewardship) the Scorecard and these three chapters are organized around the value chain in three broad buckets: suppliers, operations, products. We start with operations since that is the typical starting point for virtually all companies.

Xerox has, since the early 1990s, had a goal of producing waste-free products in waste-free facilities that promote waste-free customer workplaces. Such a simple idea. Xerox’s aim is to design products, packaging and supplies that make efficient use of resources, minimize waste, reuse material where feasible, and recycle what can not ...

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