Lexmark recognised as a sustainability leader

Lexmark has been named a leader in the 2022 Sustainability Vendor Landscape report by global print and market insight research firm, Quocirca.

The Quocirca Sustainability Vendor Landscape report analyses sustainability in the broader print manufacturer ecosystem. In naming Lexmark a leader, Quocirca praised Lexmark’s embrace of circular economy principles and its successful integration of sustainable practices across its global operations.

Louella Fernandes, Quocirca Director said, “Lexmark’s focus on reuse and recycling, along with pledges to produce quality, environmentally friendly products in a sustainable manner helped earn its sustainability leadership position. With one of the industry’s most ambitious carbon neutrality targets, Lexmark is clearly committed to helping protect the environment. Customers looking for measurable, reportable improvements will find Lexmark well positioned to help them toward their own sustainability goals.”

The Quocirca report highlights these Lexmark sustainability achievements:

  • Intent to be fully carbon neutral by 2035.
  • Carbon, energy, and resource consumption achievements
  • 62% reduction in global emissions since 2005, on track, to meet the target of 40% reduction from 2015 levels by 2025
  • Zero-landfill and zero-incineration policy with 100% of returned cartridges reused or recycled
  • 39% of reclaimed plastic is used in new devices, and 92% of new devices have PCR content
  • Carbon Disclosure Project member, Signatory of the United Nations Global Impact, and Member of Responsible Business Alliance and Responsible Mineral Initiatives
  • Use of managed print services and cloud print management to enable customers to use shared computing power in the cloud, reducing energy and paper use
  • PrintReleaf partnership, empowering customers to plant trees to offset the paper use
  • Smart Refresh data-based approach to determining when devices genuinely need to be replaced

John Gagel, Lexmark Chief Sustainability Officer added, “Lexmark has a long history of responsible, sustainable practices and we are proud that Quocirca has recognised us as an industry leader in sustainability. Our focus on the environment begins with the intentional engineering of longer-lasting products and extends to the services, solutions, and programs that reduce paper consumption, promote efficient use, and support our customers’ own sustainability efforts.”

Company Details

Lexmark International Ltd

Highfield House
Foundation Park 8
Roxborough Way
Maidenhead
SL6 3UD
UNITED KINGDOM

jennifer.arthur@lexmark.co.uk

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