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ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM

Canon not only aspires to make lives more comfortable, it also seeks to reduce environmental burden.

We all want to reduce environmental burden but many wonder if this can be done without sacrificing the things that make lives comfortable and convenient. Canon believes that doing both is key to a sustainable society.

Through technological innovation and improved management efficiency throughout all of its corporate activities, Canon aims to achieve sustainable corporate growth while also realizing a society that promotes both enriched lifestyles and the global environment.

To this end, Canon offers greater value using fewer resources throughout the entire product lifecycle – Produce, Use, Recycle – to achieve highly functional products with minimal environmental burden.  Canon continues to expand these activities with its customer and business partners. To know more about Canon’s environmentally conscious products, click here.

In 2010, the Canon GreenNation campaign of Canon Marketing (Phils.), Inc. was relaunched to the public.  It is the overall premise for all environmental projects of the company in the Philippines covering both internal company practices and activities that involve its customers and partners. 

Through these local programs and efforts, Canon hopes that it can instill a sense of responsibility among the Filipino public to protect the environment and our future.


CANON ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTS

As part of the “use” stage in pursuing the environmental vision of Canon,  We would like to present to you a listing of highlighted Canon products identified as models that exemplify the best in the environmental efficiency. For the complete list, please click here.

SAGIP AGILA PROJECT

Canon believes that its superior imaging expertise can be used to raise awareness for environmental advocacy.  Nature can be made up of both flora and fauna but the latter has a greater need for more focus, assistance and support.  In 2011, Canon Marketing (Phils.), Inc. launched the Sagip Agila project to help the Philippine Eagle Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving the endangered Philippine Eagle and the biodiversity it represents.  The company donated a photo booth to generate funds that will enable the foundation to do projects such as conservation breeding programs, field research, constructive education programs and community-based initiatives.  Situated in Mt. Apo, the Philippine Eagle Center has an average of 100,000 visitors per year. 

For Canon printer and business machine customers, you can also do your part by participating in our ink or toner cartridge collection program. For each empty cartridge collected, Canon pledges to donate P10 to the foundation by the end of the year.



   
   

INK COLLECTION PROGRAM

   

Canon Marketing Philippines has deployed ink recycle bins in various locations around the country to provide a venue in which our customers can participate in the proper disposal of PIXMA and SELPHY used ink cartridges.

Ink recycle bins are available at:

All Canon Customer Care Centres

Business Imaging Solutions Showroom, McKinley Hill, Taguig City
Canon Concept Store – SM Annex, SM North Edsa
Canon Concept Store – SM Megamall
Canon Concept Store – SM Mall of Asia
Canon Concept Store – V-Mall, Greenhills
Robinsons Galleria- Edsa side entrance
Robinsons Metro East
Robinsons Place Manila


TONER COLLECTION PROGRAM

 

   

2011 marks the launch of the Canon GreenNation Toner Collection Program. This caters to small and medium offices, enterprises and all customers who use Canon’s Laser Printers, Large Format Printers and Digital Copiers. 

Canon will schedule a regular pick up of used cartridges so that the company will handle proper disposal to decrease the potential harm to the environment.  None of the cartridges are reused or refilled. They are converted back into raw material so that it will continue to sustain other future needs.

Conversion of existing materials into raw product is a means to reuse what is already existing. By doing so, we lower the development or acquisition from the earth’s resources. The more a certain material is used, the more it has contributed to the saving the earth.

To join this program, simply send us an email at customer_care@canon.com.ph with the subject: Canon GreenNation Toner Collection Program or call us at (632)884-9000. This program is currently available in Metro Manila only but will be launched in the provincial areas very soon.

     
 

CANON LED BILLBOARD

 
     

 

EARTH HOUR PARTICIPATION
 

Since it began internationally in 2008, Canon has been participating in Earth Hour in the Philippines. On its first year, the neon billboard along South Luzon Expressway was turned off. This continued on in the following years until 2011 when the old neon billboard was replaced with an LED Billboard along the Kalayaan Interchange on the C-5 highway in Metro Manila.

The new Canon brand signage is usually lit up during the evening with the use of LED (light emitting diodes). LED lights are non-toxic, require less replacement and save more energy unlike normal incandescent and compact fluorescent lights.

 
Lights on the Canon billboard in Cebu have also been turned off for Earth Hour every year since it was put up in 2008.  Aside from this participation, all employees are also requested to pledge that they will also be turning off their lights at home since Earth Hour always falls on a Saturday. Candles and tokens are provided to all those who pledge and they contribute various photos for the company newsletter to share how they spent Earth Hour at home.

Canon partners with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) each year in various ways to contribute its expertise in imaging for the documentation of the annual event and extend its support for the environmental cause.
 

MISS EARTH FOUNDATION PARTNERSHIP

 

Canon Marketing Philippines, producers of environment-friendly technology partnered with the Miss Earth Foundation for their “I Love My Planet Earth” School Tour.  The pageant winners and participants of Miss Earth served as Canon GreenNation ambassadors when they visited Tayuman Elementary School in Binangonan, Rizal; Emiliano Tria Tirona Memorial National High School and Wakas Elementary School in Kawit, Cavite to educate the children on the environment and infused a sense of responsibility for the planet into their young minds.  Along with these educational efforts, Canon donated a PIXMA All-In-One photo printer with ink cartridges and eco-image papers to help the schools produce educational materials economically.  Canon PIXMA printers adhere to the highest environmental standards, ensuring minimal carbon footprint. 

In 2011, Miss Earth initiated the Balik Bayong project which Canon continues to support.  By working together and sharing a common goal to educate people on how to save the environment, more can be achieved in the coming years.

To know more about Canon GreenNation, click on the following thumbnails to enlarge images.