Objective: Reduce overall use of virgin materials in products
Target: Increase post-consumer recycled content in supplies, hardware and packaging
2011 Progress: Lexmark expanded its utilization of post-consumer recycled plastics in the manufacture of cartridges, hardware and packaging.
Objective: Recover hardware and reduce waste associated with our products
Target: Achieve a 30 percent increase in hardware collection and recycling (2007-2014)
2011 Progress: Lexmark recycled more than 5,500 metric tons of electronic waste in the United States, Canada and Europe in 2011.
Objective: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Target: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent (2005-2017)
2011 Progress: Lexmark reduced its total greenhouse gas emissions by 29 percent from 2005 to 2011.
Objective: Conserve and reuse water
Target: Reduce water usage 20 percent (2005-2017)
2011 Progress: Lexmark achieved a 39 percent reduction in water usage versus baseline year 2005.
Target: Complete Lexmark’s six point water conservation plan by the end of 2017
2011 Progress: Lexmark has addressed all points of this water conservation plan. Please refer to this chart in the water usage section of this report.
Objective: Minimize waste
Target: Achieve a 20 percent reduction in waste generated (2007-2017)
2011 Progress: Lexmark has exceeded this goal with a hazardous waste reduction of 61 percent in 2011.
Target: Achieve a 25 percent improvement in the amount of waste that our plants currently recycle (2007-2011)
2011 Progress: Lexmark has achieved a 24 percent improvement in the recycled waste volume. (2007-2011).
Target: Achieve a 30 percent increase in hardware collection and recycling (2007-2011)
2011 Progress: Lexmark has increased its hardware collection rate by 48 percent from 2010 to 2011 and will continue to work toward the 2014 goal.
Objective: Conserve energy (reduce use of fossil fuels)
Target: Achieve a 20 percent reduction in electricity consumption for headquarters, manufacturing and development (2005-2017)
2011 Progress: Lexmark’s use of indirect energy decreased by 20 percent from 2005 to 2011. This decrease is a result of more energy-efficient operations, reductions in facility space and reductions in production.
Objective: Reduce environmental footprint in local communities
Target: Participate in at least one community environmental program, preferably a watershed protection or reforestation project, per location per year
2011 Progress: Lexmark owned or leased manufacturing and research and development facilities participated in multiple environmental outreach activities.
Objective: Increase participation in community volunteer efforts
Target: Company employees have committed to 20 years worth – or 175,200 hours – of volunteer service in 2011
2011 Progress: Lexmark achieved 80% of the volunteer service goal and will continue to work towards achieving this goal in 2012. Please refer to the Commitment to Volunteerism section of this report.
Objective: Engagement Survey
Target: Increase the employee engagement index favorable response from 65 to 69 percent before the next survey
2011 Progress: Managers continued to hold engagement ("stay") conversations with employees in 2011 and scored an 84 percent in overall employee engagement in the 2011 Great Places to Work in Kentucky survey.
Objective: Continued participation in the Carbon Disclosure Project
Target: Continued participation in the Carbon Disclosure Project, including Supply Chain Leadership Collaboration (CDP SCLC)
2011 Progress: Lexmark continues to participate in the CDP and CDP SCLC.