Did you know that in North America, we grow many more trees than we harvest? Two Sides is an international network of organizations dedicated to providing facts—and dispelling myths—by telling the sustainability story of print and paper.
The Eco Start Program
The Eco Start Program was created to help our production print customers build their sustainability portfolios and have a positive impact on developing communities and the environment. When a new production system is purchased, we engage the Trees for the Future organization to plant trees to help counterbalance that machine’s average expected CO2 emissions during its first year in operation.
Sustainability in Healthcare Management Education and Practice
The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) Awards Program was created to recognize excellence in graduate healthcare management education within CAHME accredited programs. The CAHME/Canon Solutions America Award for Sustainability in Healthcare Management Education and Practice focuses on recognizing universities that are committed to pushing public health forward through dynamic and diverse sustainability-driven activities with proven results.
Canon Americas Headquarters Voted "Best Office Building"
LEED Gold certified and built with environmental sustainability as the prime focus, the Melville, NY site, which is also headquarters for Canon Solutions America, was voted “Best Office Building” on Long Island by readers of the Long Island Business News.
Canon Clean Earth Crew
For 22 years, the Canon Clean Earth Crew has volunteered to help beautify public spaces. At their latest activity, more than 160 Canon Americas Headquarters employees, along with their families and friends, painted, planted, and weeded at Lake Ronkonkoma County Park in NY.
Canon's Environment & Sustainability Initiatives
"At the heart of Canon's commitment to the world community is the belief that we are building a better world for future generations."
- Joe Adachi, Chairman and CEO, Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Astro-Dynamic Print & Graphic Services
"From the beginning, Canon Solutions America has been willing to give and take along with us, meet our deadlines, continually respond quickly to whatever our needs might be, and, most importantly, bring us the technology to help set us apart."
- Darrel Dundore, President of Astro-Dynamic
PAC-12 Environmental Health and Safety Director's Conference
The strategic alliance with Arizona State University gave Canon Solutions America the opportunity to present sustainable solutions and best practices for higher education to PAC-12 universities at the EH&S Director’s Conference, hosted by ASU.
UL GREENGUARD GOLD Certification for UV Curable and UVgel inks
The UV curable inks for the Arizona family of flatbed printers, and the game-changing UVgel ink for the recently launched Colorado 1640 printer, have achieved UL GREENGUARD GOLD certification. GREENGUARD Certification has established performance-based standards to define products and processes with low chemical emissions for use indoors.
Legrand Builds Sustainability into Its Business
Legrand and Canon Solutions America have worked together on numerous projects that focus on their mutual mission to build sustainability into business initiatives. The results showcase the joint vision each company values as it pertains to supporting associates, customers, and workflow efficiency goals.