Answering to the Planet

Xerox has a history of environmental sustainability that goes back to our earliest days when we introduced the first office equipment making two-sided copies, introduced the first recycled grade of cut sheet paper, and provided the market with office equipment with an energy-saving mode, long before EPA ENERGY STAR was established.

Governance
Our global Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) organization is responsible for ensuring company-wide adherence to our environment, health and safety policy. This organization is led by the Vice President of EHS&S, who reports to the President of Corporate Operations, a direct report to the Chief Executive Officer. The governance model we use includes clearly defined goals, a set of worldwide standards and an audit process that validates conformance to these requirements. Our EHS&S governance policy, first adopted in 1991, forms the foundation of our environmental leadership program. For a review of this policy, visit www.xerox.com/environment.

In 2012, EHS&S met with organizations across the company and around the world to develop and implement strategies to bring the company closer to achieving corporate goals. Some of these strategies led to EPEAT Product Registrations, Xerox membership in EPA Green Power Partnership, continued ISO 14001 Certification, corporate goal setting (water, toxins) and continued corporate membership in the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC).

In 2013, we plan to expand the scope of our Sustainability Steering Council to understand safety, health and social responsibility, in addition to environmental sustainability, in recognition that all are fundamental for business sustainability. As in past years, our Steering Council will be co-chaired and led by a Xerox Corporate Officer and include executive representation from across the corporation. This Steering Council will guide the corporate sustainability program to establish strategic priorities that align with corporate goals and ensure that sustainability continues to be considered in key business decisions.

Standards and Programs
Environment, health and safety standards are our primary tool for enabling our employees and suppliers to comply with corporate policies. These worldwide standards apply across Xerox and establish specific requirements for Xerox marketed products, services, and operations, product safety, materials safety, packaging, design for environment, and environmental management. We also have established company-wide programs, such as Zero Injury to engage employees worldwide.

Supply Chain Management
As a critical element of supply chain governance, Xerox extends environment, health and safety requirements across our supply chain. Since 1998, we have asked our materials, electronics and component suppliers to meet specific environmental, health and safety requirements. These requirements were broadened in 2004 to better govern the use of chemicals in our products, parts and supplies throughout the supply chain. The Xerox standard, "Xerox Environmental, Health and Safety Supplier Requirements: Chemical Bans/Restrictions and Part Marking," establishes requirements for regulatory compliance, chemical bans and restrictions and parts marking for parts and materials intended for use in electronic products. The standard also requires that suppliers utilize socially responsible supply chain due diligence practices in various operations including, but not limited to, mining and smelting operations.

Further, by adopting the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition's (EICC) Code of Conduct, we have strengthened our commitment to ensure that our technology suppliers are operating according to accepted industry standards for environmental management. In 2013, our Vice President of EHS&S was selected by EICC as a member of the EICC Senior Executive Advisory Council. More information is available in the Supplier Relations section of this report.

The Xerox Code of Conduct for employees mirrors the EICC Code of Conduct and is applied across our entire corporation, requiring every employee to acknowledge and certify their compliance on an annual basis.

Audit Program
A well-established internal audit program measures our success in implementing corporate standards, allows us to share best practices and helps us validate regulatory compliance. Audits at major operations are conducted on a rolling average of once every three to five years or sooner based on performance. The frequency of the audits and content is based on the type of operations and the inherent risks associated with the operations. In 2012, our services business was included in the audit schedule.

Xerox audit teams evaluate operations against our internal standards, external regulations and industry guidelines and, beginning in 2010, also evaluated management system performance. With the assistance of the local managers and support staff, action plans are developed and deficiencies corrected. Senior management pays particular attention to situations with the potential to pose a significant risk of environmental damage, serious injury to employees or regulatory non-compliance. In 2012, we met our goal of resolution of these issues within 90 days, and continued to demonstrate that the audit program has become an important mechanism for identifying and correcting performance gaps.

Our 2010 acquisition of Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) more than doubled our workforce, added hundreds of new facilities, and added many new lines of business to our company. Accordingly, we made a significant effort to understand the environmental, health and safety aspects associated with the former ACS (referred to internally as Xerox Services) operations. We prioritized areas of greatest impact and put plans in place to develop solid management processes and reporting. Reporting processes are more robust in some areas, while continuing to develop in others. The relevant sections of our report identify whether information comprehends all of Xerox or is a subset of operations. Integration progress is also reported in applicable areas.

In late 2012, in order to ensure the health and safety of our employees around the world, we initiated an audit of virtually all international Xerox Services facilities. The audit comprehends life and fire safety, emergency preparedness, security, environmental dimensions, management processes and other areas that directly affect employees on a daily basis. Where deficiencies are noted, we are actively making improvements to the facilities and/or management processes to ensure a consistent level of EHS&S performance across our sites worldwide. In addition, we have developed internal standards based on recognized life safety codes and are applying these requirements across all geographies in which we operate.

As of May 2013, we completed audits on 53% of the 146 international Xerox services sites in our audit program. Completed sites are characterized depending on the types of issues noted and the severity. Facilities prioritized for immediate corrective action have plans developed with the goal of closing out all high priority issues in an expeditious manner. Once corrective actions are in place, processes are established to ensure that this level of performance is maintained and any new acquisitions are evaluated to the same standards.

Employee Engagement and Training
Through training and internal communication, we make employees and third party contractors aware of how our operations affect the environment and employee safety. Beginning with our new hire orientation, employees are made aware of the environment, health and safety requirements that are relevant to all employees. Global programs such as Energy Challenge, Zero Injury, Sustainable You and the Xerox Earth Awards engage employees throughout the company. Regional Earth and Safety Fairs and Green Teams also help to communicate challenges, best practices and accomplishments.

Yammer, our internal social media network, allows our employees across the globe to connect with each other to ask and answer questions and to create and join interest groups. Nearly 25,000 employees worldwide and have joined Yammer and many of them in groups such as Working Green, Living Green and Simply Well to exchange information about the environment, safety and health.

The formation of local “Green Teams” provides employees that are part of a common work group or share a common workspace the opportunity to work together to educate, support and seek process and/or site changes that will enable environmental improvements and cost savings or productivity improvements through their everyday practices.

As appropriate, employees receive training on topics such as hazardous waste management, spill prevention and response, recycling, ISO 14001 and a variety of other topics. In addition to any regulatory-required safety topics, employees are trained on established safe job procedures based upon the job-specific hazards they may encounter and procedures and protective equipment they are expected to use. Recently, a significant number of procurement agents participated in training on Xerox corporate sustainability goals to re-emphasize our Socially Responsible Purchasing Policy.

Our environmental policy is posted in our facilities and on our internal website. We utilize a variety of processes to deploy environment, health and safety goals to all our operations, including integration into the product development process and services deployment process. Through our ISO 14001 environmental management system, employees are routinely involved in identifying the environmental aspects associated with their responsibilities. Since 2011, a significant number of facilities management personnel responsible for our Xerox services facilities were introduced to our environmental sustainability and compliance programs and trained on how to identify sustainability opportunities and perform regulatory applicability assessments. This training included both Xerox facilities personnel and those from our third party management company.

Stakeholder Outreach
Xerox communicates with stakeholders about our programs, performance and goals for environmental health and safety. Stakeholders include employees, customers, investors, universities, government agencies and environmental groups. We track inquiries and comments from customers and other stakeholders through our customer EHS&S Support hotlines in North America and Europe. We also hear from customers through focus groups and from the larger community by participating in a number of external organizations.

See our environmental partnerships.
To advance global efforts to improve our environment, Xerox partners with these private and public organizations:

Business Consortiums:
  • Business Roundtable Climate RESOLVE
  • Business Roundtable S.E.E. (Society, Environment, Economy) Change
  • Business for Social Responsibility
  • Sustainability Innovators Working Group
  • EcoPatent Commons
  • Corporate EcoForum
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center Environmental Innovation Network
  • Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC)
  • The Conference Board
Non-Governmental Organizations:
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps
  • International Leadership Council of The Nature Conservancy
  • Central / Western New York Leadership of The Nature Conservancy
  • The Prince's May Day Network
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Expert Advisory Group on Sustainable Manufacturing and Eco-innovation
  • Second Nature (Higher Education)
  • E.P.E.A.T.
Government Organizations:
  • Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
  • U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR
  • U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership
  • U.S. EPA WasteWise
  • U.S. EPA Green Power Partnership
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Across industries and around the globe, businesses and governments are recognizing the value proposition of today’s Xerox. We have people who are passionate about making our communities better than they are… a corporate culture that is committed to diversity and continuous improvement… and an innovation community that’s harnessing the potential of services and technologies for the promise of a better world.

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  • Sustaining Business

    Independence of the Board

    Based on standards for independence developed by the New York Stock Exchange, the Xerox Board of Directors is currently 90% independent...
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  • Evolving the Workplace

    Employee Satisfaction

    75% of surveyed employees responded favorably to the statement "My work gives me a feeling of personal accomplishment" on our proprietary Voice of the Employee Survey...
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  • Evolving the Workplace

    Employee Inquiries

    The Sentinel Customer Satisfaction Assurance System™, a Xerox proprietary Web-based polling/routing/reporting system...
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  • Evolving the Workplace

    Diversity: Women in Management

    We gain a competitive advantage as we continue to draw on the experience and creativity of a well-balanced, diverse work force.
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  • Evolving the Workplace

    Diversity: Minorities in Management

    Minorities represent 37.5% of employees and 13.2% of the executive and senior level managers in the U.S. Diversity reporting is not tracked in most other countries.
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  • Evolving the Workplace

    Recordable Injury Rate

    We strive toward a goal of zero injuries, with continual improvement in safety performance in both injury frequency and severity.
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  • Evolving the Workplace

    Days Away from Work Case Rate

    We strive to prevent all injuries and illnesses and place special emphasize on the elimination of serious incidents...
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  • Serving Customers

    Equipment Market Share

    Xerox is the leader in equipment revenue market share for the 13th straight quarter (4Q2012). We offer the industry's broadest portfolio...
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  • Serving Customers

    Patents Awarded to Xerox*

    The Xerox group garnered over 1,215 patents total. Xerox was granted 686 U.S. patents and our joint venture in Japan, Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd.,...
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  • Serving Customers

    Customer Service

    Service and support for Xerox products earned five consecutive industry certifications from 2006-2010.
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  • Serving Customers

    Market Leadership

    The Xerox commitment to our customers has gained worldwide recognition. Independent Industry analysts rate our products and services...
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  • Caring for Communities

    Xerox Foundation Giving

    In 2012, 2,676 non-profit organizations, colleges and universities received direct financial support from the Xerox Foundation through grants...
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  • Caring for Communities

    Employees in Community Activities

    The Xerox Community Involvement Program marries the voluntary spirit of our employees with Xerox funding to participate...
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  • Preserving the Planet

    Recycle Rate

    Facilities in Wilsonville, Oregon and Venray, the Netherlands joined the Emulsion / Aggregation Toner manufacturing operation in Webster, New York achieving "zero waste to landfills...
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  • Preserving the Planet

    Water Consumption

    As part of our commitment to conserve resources, we monitor water consumption across our manufacturing, distribution and R&D facilities worldwide. Water consumption decreased 35% over baseline year of 2009...
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  • Preserving the Planet

    Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Since 2002 scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions are down 42% in our Document Technology business. The reductions are the result of improved energy efficiency, new technologies and improved energy management practices...
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  • Preserving the Planet

    Achieving ENERGY STAR® Rating

    In 2012, 100% of all of our new eligible products met the current ENERGY STAR (July 2009) requirements. Continued success in cutting the power consumption of our laser-based printing products has been achieved by adjustments in the fuser design...
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  • Preserving the Planet

    Landfill Avoidance Rate

    The Xerox Green World Alliance reuse/recycle program for imaging supplies is central to our commitment to waste-free products. We currently have more than 35 countries participating in the Xerox Green World Alliance...
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  • Preserving the Planet

    Scope 3 GHG Emissions

    We are in the process of expanding Greenhouse Gas tracking to include Scope 3 emissions, beginning with employee business travel. We measured these 2012 Scope 3 emissions at 11,000 metric tonnes of CO2e, down 8% from 2011...
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  • Preserving the Planet

    Energy Use Reduction

    We are proud to announce that through the teamwork of Xerox people worldwide we have achieved and surpassed our goals for the Xerox “Energy Challenge 2012” program...
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Interbrand assessed the Xerox brand on sustainability and environmental stewardship.

Preserving the Planet | Answering to the Planet

Interbrand ranked Xerox 29th out of 50 brands on its 2013 Best Global Green Brands report moving up three spots from 2012. The report examines how leading brands perform in the area of sustainability and how environmentally conscious efforts are perceived by the public.

Read more about the Best Global Brands Report.

The Xerox Board of Directors: Maintaining independence

Sustaining Business

Based on standards for independence developed by the New York Stock Exchange, the Xerox Board of Directors is currently 90% independent. It includes one non-independent director: Xerox Chairman and CEO Ursula M. Burns. Learn more about the Board’s independence and our governance policies: www.xerox.com/governance.

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80%88%90%90%
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Voice of employee survey

Evolving the Workplace

Our proprietary Voice of the Employee Survey allows managers to create a personal pulse survey to assess their employees’ satisfaction on their job, workgroup, manager, and on Xerox as a whole.

Since 2009, we have surveyed 100% of our global population of 48 countries and in 25 languages. Each manager receives a personalized report to assist in developing action plans where needed. In addition, we capture global trend data and employee ideas.

The Voice of the Employee survey will be globally implemented again in 2013, and every two years thereafter.

See more detailed information on employee satisfaction surveys.

2009201020112012
77%*
*North American data only.
72%**
**Global data based on 72,000 survey results. The North American percentage agreement is 82%.
74%75%***
***Data based on over 14,000 survey results from three geographies in the Xerox Technology line of business: Xerox Europe, Xerox Canada and Developing Markets.
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Addressing employee inquiries

Evolving the Workplace

The Sentinel Customer Satisfaction Assurance System™, a Xerox proprietary Web-based polling/routing/reporting system, links employee inquiries or comments through the intranet with appropriate Xerox contacts to identify and track any comment, suggestion or unresolved problem for action.

The decline in inquiries from 2011 to 2012 is due to the overall resolution of systemic issues in the system and the ability for employees to provide comments/suggestions or raise a technical issue, which are routed to another system for resolution.

2009201020112012
4,106 inquiries received and routed for resolution 6,698 inquiries received and routed for resolution3,291 inquiries received and routed for resolution2,745 inquiries received and routed for resolution
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Employee Diversity – Women employees

Evolving the Workplace

We gain a competitive advantage as we continue to draw on the experience and creativity of a well-balanced, diverse workforce. That means we’re better able to understand and meet the changing demands for our products and services. Simply stated, a balanced work force makes good business sense.

52.3% of employees in U.S. are women, and women represent 26% of the executive and senior level managers in the U.S. Diversity reporting is not tracked in most other countries.

The decline from 2011 is due to the inclusion of our Services business.

Learn more about diversity at Xerox.

Learn more about Xerox Diversity: Different ideas. Diverse people. Dramatic results.

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31.8% 49.7%49.8% (U.S. only)40.8% (U.S. only)
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Employee Diversity – Minority employees

Evolving the Workplace

Employees with different ways of thinking – and different ways of perceiving our world – are employees who create innovative solutions. In a business like ours, whose lifeblood is fresh ideas, this variety of perspectives is a priceless resource – and a key to achieving critical business results.

Minorities represent 39.4% of employees and 13.6% of the executive and senior level managers in the U.S. Diversity reporting is not tracked in most other countries.

The decline from 2011 is due to the inclusion of our Services business.

Learn more about diversity at Xerox.

Learn more about Xerox Diversity: Different ideas. Diverse people. Dramatic results.

2009201020112012
20.2%22.7%37.5% (U.S. only)23.4% (U.S. only)
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Monitoring the safety of our employees

Evolving the Workplace

Improved injury reporting from our worldwide operations and the redistribution of our employee work assignments have resulted in increased injury rates.

In 2011, a safety improvement project was initiated to improve employee safety awareness and management inspection of safe work practices. We also further expanded our health/safety/wellness communications to our technician workforce.

See more detailed information on our recordable injury rates.

2009201020112012
Down 7% from 2008 Up 18% from 2009Down 1% from 2010Up 5% from 2011
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Preventing injuries and illnesses

Evolving the Workplace

Improved injury reporting from our worldwide operations and the redistribution of our employee work assignments have resulted in increased injury rates.

In 2011, a safety improvement project was initiated to improve employee safety awareness and management inspection of safe work practices. We also further expanded our health/safety/wellness communications to our technician workforce.

See more detailed information on work injury rates at Xerox.

2009201020112012
Down 4% from 2008 Up 4% from 2009Up 6% from 2010Up 13 % from 2011
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Topping the competition

Serving Customers

Xerox is the leader in equipment revenue market share for the 13th straight quarter (4Q2012). We offer the industry’s broadest portfolio of document technology and services for businesses of any size, in any industry, anywhere around the world.

Learn more about Xerox products.

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#1 in Q4#1#1#1
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Innovating for the future

Serving Customers

Xerox was granted 1,215 U.S. patents in 2012 ranking the company as one of the world’s top innovators. Our joint venture in Japan, Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd., received 686 U.S. patents. The Xerox group garnered 1,900 patents total.

Xerox and Fuji Xerox collectively invest about $1.5 billion annually in research, development and engineering.

*Total patents earned along with Fuji Xerox Group.

Learn more about innovation at Xerox.

View more information on our patent filings.

2009201020112012
1,1311,6051,6181,900
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Measuring customer satisfaction

Serving Customers

Service and support for Xerox products earned five consecutive industry certifications from 2006-2010 under the J.D. Power and Associates Certified Technology Service and SupportSM program. All forms of customer support – phone, on-line, on-site – were evaluated by independent service industry experts who recognized our support services as among the best in class. These certification reviews have ensured we maintain process excellence in technical service delivery.

In 2011, we chose to invest in a new customer satisfaction process to ensure a stronger focus on understanding and fulfilling customer needs and expectations. The new process solicits feedback from our technology customers around the globe and provides detailed insights that help us identify systemic issues and make the necessary changes that ensure strong customer satisfaction. Improved closed-loop follow-up processes also enable faster responses to individual problems.

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Achieved certification in the J.D. Power and Associates program for Certified Technology Service and Support.Achieved certification in the J.D. Power and Associates program for Certified Technology Service and Support.In 2011, we chose to invest in a new customer satisfaction process to ensure a stronger focus on understanding and fulfilling customer needs and expectations. In 2012, we continued our investment in a new customer satisfaction process to ensure our award-winning service and customer-centric approach builds customer loyalty and trust. It’s a core competency and a competitive advantage for Xerox.
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Industry analysts rate Xerox products and services as market leaders

Serving Customers

The Xerox commitment to our customers has gained worldwide recognition. Independent industry analysts rate our products and services as leaders in multiple categories.

Helping customers better manage their print environment led Xerox to achieve the grand slam in Managed Print Services recognition by being named by the top analyst companies IDC, Gartner, Forrester and Quocirca as an industry leader.

Read more about recognition from IDC.

Read more about Gartner's Magic Quadrant.

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Gartner, Inc.: Leaders Quadrant in the Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services Worldwide, CRM Contact Center BPO for North America, and Comprehensive Human Resources Business Process Outsourcing.
Gartner, Inc.: Leaders Quadrant in the 2010 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services Worldwide, MFPs and Printers, and Finance & Accounting Business Process Outsourcing. Visionaries Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management (ECM).

IDC: A leader in Worldwide and U.S. Outsourced Print and Document Services Forecast and Analysis and in IDC’s 2010 MPS MarketScape report.
Gartner, Inc.: Leaders Quadrant in the 2011 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services Worldwide. Global leader in the Comprehensive Finance and Accounting Business Process Outsourcing arena; noted our leadership for Help Desktop Outsourcing Services in North America.

IDC: a market Leader for managed print services in IDC’s 2011 MarketScape report.
Gartner, Inc.: Leaders Quadrant for Managed Print Services; Comprehensive Finance and Accounting BPO, Global; Customer Management Contact Center BPO, Worldwide; Help Desk Outsourcing, North America; Desktop Outsourcing Services, North America. Challenger in Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, North America. Niche Player for e-Discovery Software.

IDC: Major Player for managed print services and Comprehensive HRO in MarketScape.

Forrester: Leader in Managed Print Services in The Forrester Wave.
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The Xerox Foundation

Caring for Communities

In 2012, 2,676 non-profit organizations, colleges and universities received direct financial support from the Xerox Foundation through grants, matching gifts or community involvement activities. We focus our investments in the following areas:

  • Education and workforce preparedness
  • Science and technology
  • Environmental affairs
  • Employee and community affairs
  • National and cultural affairs

Learn more about the Xerox Foundation.

See more detailed information on Xerox Foundation giving.

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$12.0 million$12.5 million$13.5 million$13.5 million
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The Xerox Community Involvement Program

Caring for Communities

The Xerox Community Involvement Program marries the voluntary spirit of our employees with Xerox funding to participate in the betterment of the communities where we live and work. In addition to our community involvement funding, in 2012, 11 Xerox employees were awarded Xerox social service leave fully-paid sabbaticals, dedicating their time to organizations in need of their business acumen.

Learn more about the Xerox Foundation.

See more detailed information on community involvement programs.

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8,650 Employees

648 Projects

$978,018
10,137 Employees

712 Projects

$1,009,584
12,291 Employees

751 Projects

$1,000,000+
12,713 Employees

713 Projects

$2,180,629
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Our goal: Zero waste to landfills

Preserving the Planet

In 2012, our facilities in Dundalk, Ireland, joined the Emulsion Aggregation Toner manufacturing operation in Webster, New York, and the Wilsonville, Oregon, and Venray, Netherlands, facilities achieving zero waste to landfill.

See more detailed information on Xerox recycling.

2009201020112012
91%89%91%93%
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Conserving water

Preserving the Planet

As part of our commitment to conserve resources, we monitor water consumption across our manufacturing, distribution and R&D facilities worldwide. Water consumption decreased 35% over baseline year of 2009.

See more detailed information on water consumption.

2009201020112012
Down 7% from 2008Down 7% from 2009Down 15% from 2010Down 17% from 2011
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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Preserving the Planet

Since 2002 scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions are down 42% in our Document Technology business. The reductions are the result of improved energy efficiency, new technologies and improved energy management practices.

See more detailed information on greenhouse gas emissions.

2009201020112012
Down 11% from 2008Down 3% from 2009Down 9% from 2010
Down 36% from 2002
Down 9% from 2011
Down 42% from 2002
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New products achieve the ENERGY STAR® rating

Preserving the Planet

In 2012, 100% of all our new eligible products met the current ENERGY STAR (July 2009) requirements. Continued success in cutting the power consumption of our laser-based printing products has been achieved by adjustments in the fuser design, changes to the properties of the toner, more-efficient electronic controls and the workings of the xerographic system as a whole.

See more detailed information on Energy Star ratings for Xerox Products.

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92%100%100%100%
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End-of-Life Managment

Preserving the Planet

Our approach to managing products at end-of-life translates into significant environmental and financial benefits. Globally, our combined returns programs (equipment remanufacture in conjunction with parts and consumables reuse and recycling) prevented over 42,000 metric tons of waste from entering landfills in 2012 alone.

Learn more about the Xerox Green World Alliance.

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98%97%98%99.3%
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Reducing emissions by reducing employee air travel

Preserving the Planet

We are in the process of expanding greenhouse gas (GHG) tracking to include Scope 3 emissions, beginning with employee business travel. We measured these 2012 Scope 3 emissions at 11,000 metric tonnes of CO2e, down 8% from 2011. A decrease in employee air travel has been achieved through the increased use of videoconferencing and other technology.

We are making progress with our Scope 3 emissions assessments. Our calculations are made according to the WRI Scope 3 Accounting Standard. We will continue to use the information to prioritize our GHG emission reduction opportunities and as part of our carbon impact assessments.

See more detailed information on C02e reduction.

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121412, down 14% from 201011, down 8% from 2011
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Energy Use Reduction

Preserving the Planet

We are proud to announce that through the teamwork of Xerox people worldwide we have achieved and surpassed our goals for the Xerox “Energy Challenge 2012” program. In 2003, we established a program and made a public commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by joining the U.S. EPA Climate Leaders program and launching an internal program known as “Energy Challenge 2012.” We adopted a goal of reducing by 10% our absolute GHG emissions across all company operations, by 2012, from a 2002 baseline.

We met this target six years ahead of schedule and in 2007 we set a new and challenging goal to reduce our GHG emissions by 25% by 2012, from the 2002 baseline.

At the conclusion of the corporate Energy Challenge 2012 program, we successfully reduced emissions by 42%, or 210,000 tons of carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e) while saving energy – consumption was down 33% compared with 2002.

2009201020112012
21%22%27%33%
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