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2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

VOLUNTARY ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATIONS

Energy Star®

Lexmark is committed to designing energy-efficient products. This is evident by the number of our products that are Energy Star certified. Launched in 1992, Energy Star is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy that has grown into a globally recognized symbol for energy-efficient products and practices.

As a charter Energy Star partner, Lexmark is committed to supporting the Energy Star program through energy-efficient product design. In fact, 100 percent of Lexmark devices released in 2011 are Energy Star certified and included an Auto Duplex feature. This was achieved through the development and release of products with Instant Warm Up fusing technologies and factory-standard duplex options.

On a global scale, many available Lexmark laser products meet the power consumption requirements of Germany’s highly-respected Blue Angel environmental certification.

Year on year, Lexmark increased the energy efficiency of its entire fleet of product offerings.

Product Segment 2010 Energy Efficiency Metric  Metric 2011 Energy Efficiency Metric 
Inkjet Products1 Fleet Average of 0.515 kwh / week  Fleet Average of 0.425 kwh / week 
Laser Products2 Fleet Average of 0.153 Energy Star TEC / PPM Fleet Average of 0.150 Energy Star TEC / PPM 

Year on year, Lexmark increased the number of Energy Star Qualified Models.

% of Product Offerings that meet Energy Star 

Product Segment 2010 Product Offerings 2011 Product Offerings 
Inkjet Products  92%  100% 
Laser Products  83.5%  89%3

 

  Energy Star Qualified Models Models that Meet Energy Star Energy Requirements but do not meet the auto-duplex Requirements Models that do not Meet Energy Star Energy Requirements
Color laser products C540dw, C543dn C540n  
  C544dn, C544dtn, C544dw, C546dtn C544n  
  C746dn, C746dtn C746n  
  C748de, C748dte C748e  
  C925de, C925dte    
  C950de    
  X543dn    
  X544dn, X544dtn, X546dtn X544n  
  X548de, X548dte    
  X746dn, X746dtn    
  X748de, X748dte    
  X792de, X792dte, X792dtfe, X792dtme, X792dtpe, X792dtse    
  X950de    
  X952de, X952dte    
  X954de, X954dhe    
Mono laser products E260d, E260dn, E260dtn E260n  
  E360dn, E360dtn E360n  
  E460dn, E460dtn, E462dtn    
  T650dn, T650dtn   T650n
  T652dn, T652dtn T652n  
  T654dn, T654dtn T654n  
  T656dne    
  W850dn, W850dtn W850n  
  X203n, X204n    
  X264dn, X264dw    
  X463de, X464de, X464dte, X466de, X466dte, X466dwe    
  X651de, X652de    
  X654de, X656de, X656dte    
  X658de, X658dte, X658dfe, X658dme, X658dtfe, X658dtme    
  6500e+T654dn    
  X860de 3, X860de 4    
  X862dte 3, X862dte 4    
Inkjet products4 Pro4000, Pro4000c, Pro5500, Pro5500t    
  Pro 912, Pro915, Pro919    
  Pro715, Pro719    
  S515, S519    
  S415, S419    
  S315, S319    

 

Der Blaue Engel

Blue Angel

Lexmark product designers have long looked to the Blue Angel standard for environmental design guidance. Blue Angel, an environmental certification established 1978 in Germany, is one of the most prestigious green certifications awarded worldwide. In the summer of 2008, Lexmark first sought Blue Angel RAL-UZ 122 certification for select Lexmark laser products and has worked to expand the number of Blue Angel RAL-UZ 122 certified devices. As of 2011 the following products held Blue Angel certification:

 

 

Blue Angel Printer

C540n
C543dn
C544dn
C544dtn
C544dw
C546dtn
C734dn
C734dtn
C734dw
C736dn
C736dtn
C746dn
C746dtn
C748de
C748dte

C792de C792dhe
C792dte
C950de
CS748de
CS796de
E260d
E260dn
E360d
E360dn
E460dn
E460dw
E462dtn
T650dn
T650dtn

T652dn
T652dtn
T654dn
T654dtn
T656dne
W850dn
X264dn
X363dn
X364dn
X364dw
X463de
X464de
X466de
X466dte
X466dwe

X543dn
X544dn
X544dtn
X544dw
X546dtn
X548de
X548dte
X651de
X652de
X654de
X656de
X656dte
X658de
X658dfe
X658dte

X658dtfe
X658dtme
X734de
X736de
X738de
X738dte
X746de
X748de
X748dte
X792de
X792dte
X792dtfe
X792dtme
X792dtpe
X792dtse

X860de 3
X860de 4
X862de 3
X862de 4
X862dte 3
X862dte 4
X864de 3
X864de 4
X864dhe 3
X864dhe 4
X950de
X952de
X952dte
X954de
X954dhe


XS734de
XS736de
XS748de XS796de
XS796dte
XS860de 4
XS862de 4
XS864de 4
XS950de
XS955de
XS955dhe





Lexmark is actively monitoring the Blue Angel RAL-UZ 122 revision and will assess product status when the requirements are finalized in 2012, placing new requirements as design goals if not already achieved.

Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT)

On October 5, 2009, President Barack Obama signed Executive Order 13514, which calls for federal agencies to purchase products that are environmentally preferable and to give procurement preference for Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registered electronic products. Lexmark supports the U.S. federal government in its goal of setting a leadership role in environmental stewardship, energy efficiency and economic recovery.

The EPEAT system and the environmental criteria for computers and monitors were originally developed in a multi-stakeholder process. EPEAT’s environmental criteria are contained in an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) public standard, IEEE 1680. The system currently covers desktop and laptop computers, thin clients, workstations and computer monitors (IEEE 1680.1).

The IEEE Standards Association is currently balloting the IEEE 1680.2 standard, which will be used by EPEAT to qualify imaging equipment. The standards development process is complicated, requires the participation of many stakeholders with various agendas and requires the completion of numerous review processes before the standard is approved and subsequently published.

Lexmark is participating in the ongoing IEEE 1680.2 standard development process. Approval and publication of the standard is anticipated within the next 12 to 18 months. Until the standard is approved and published, requirements will be uncertain. Lexmark, therefore, cannot provide forward looking statements as to whether specific products will be qualified to any anticipated standard criteria level required for the EPEAT registry. When IEEE 1680.2 is approved, Lexmark will make a full assessment of our product offerings and reveal that assessment to our clients.

OTHER CERTIFICATIONS

Lexmark products are certified to a number of other voluntary environmental certifications worldwide. These certifications include the Canada Eco Logo (CCD-035), China certification HJ/T 302-2006 and Taiwan Green Mark. In compliance with the Trade Agreements Act of 1979, Lexmark assembles TAA compliant products at it's configuration and distribution center in Southaven, MS.

ECMA 370 (The Eco Declaration)

Lexmark has provided ECMA 370 (The Eco Declaration) for laser and inkjet products for many years. Formerly known as IT Eco Declarations, ECMA 370 declarations provide objective and comparable environmental information.

Lexmark, along with other Imaging Equipment Manufacturers, signed the Industry Voluntary Agreement on Improvement of Environmental Design of Imaging Equipment in the EU in June 2011. This agreement commits manufacturers to make certain environmentally friendly changes, including posting ECMA 370 (The Eco Declaration) on a publicly available web site. Click here to view the ECMA 370 (The Eco Declaration) listing.

Additionally, Lexmark provides IT Eco Declarations for laser and ink print supplies upon request.

  1. Inkjet Product Energy Efficiency Metric is the Electricity Usage Per week (kwh/week) calculated using the usage pattern for Workgroup Inkjet Printers/MFDs given in Table 40 of the EuP Preparatory Study Lot 4 (IE), Task 4 Final Report, pg 47
  2. Laser Products Energy Efficiency Metric is the Energy Star Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) divided by the product Speed in Pages per Minute (PPM). Since the TEC Metric increases products usage with the product speed, dividing by product speed normalizes the TEC value.
  3. At the time of the release of this report
  4. While 89 percent of Lexmark's currently available models are Energy Star certified, nearly 100 percent (all but one model) meet the energy requirements of Energy Star.