Toshiba Tec demonstrates sustainable business excellence by achieving product life cycle assessment verification from BSI

Toshiba Tec Corporation, the imaging solutions provider, appointed BSI in Japan to assess the sustainable credentials of its new eco friendly multi-function printer (Eco MFP) - the    “e-STUDIO5008LP”, “e-STUDIO4508LP”, “e-STUDIO3508LP”, “e-STUDIO RD301” - against internationally recognized standards of best practice.


BSI has verified that the new ‘Multi-function Printer System’ of Toshiba Tec meets the stringent requirements of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) standards, ISO 14040 and      ISO 14044.  Together these standards provide a robust framework for assessing the environmental impact of a product or service from the time of production through to product disposal.


The verification process reviewed the LCA calculation method of the new eco friendly   multi-function printers for a five year period and compared it with that of Toshiba Tec’s conventional multi-function printer. Complying with rigorous verification standards is demonstration of Toshiba Tec’s commitment to sustainable business improvement. By verifying its products to ISO 14040 and ISO 14044, Toshiba Tec is taking major steps towards addressing the environmental aspects and potential impacts throughout a product's life - from initial raw material acquisition through to final disposal.



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About BSI

BSI (British Standards Institution) is the business standards company that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Formed in 1901, BSI was the world’s first National Standards Body and a founding member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Over a century later it continues to facilitate business improvement and organizational resilience across the globe by helping its clients drive performance, manage risk and grow sustainably through the adoption of international management systems standards, many of which BSI originated. Renowned for its marks of excellence including the consumer recognized BSI Kitemark, BSI’s influence spans multiple sectors with a particular focus on Aerospace, Automotive, Built Environment, Food, Healthcare and IT. With 86,000 clients in 193 countries, BSI is an organization whose products and services inspire excellence across the globe. 


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About Toshiba Tec

Toshiba Tec Corporation is a Toshiba’s group company, a leading provider of technology solutions, operating across multiple industries – ranging from retail, education and business services to hospitality and manufacturing. With headquarters in Japan and over 80 subsidiaries worldwide, Toshiba Tec Corporation helps organizations transform the way they create, record, share, manage and display information.


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