23 May

Why you need to prioritise sustainability, and what’s needed to give focus to it

Why you need to prioritise sustainability, and what’s needed to give focus to it

In recent times, issues such as climate change, renewable energies and considering the impact of non-renewable resource use have gained importance and public visibility.  This hasn’t been limited to the news and media, as both consumers and businesses have begun to seriously consider sustainability issues as part of their selection process when they work with or for organisations. For companies, this means a need to start thinking about how traditional operations can be transformed, and brought in line with current sustainable thinking and the expectations of customers and the market, overhauling print operations, reducing waste and making operations more sustainable. Why is sustainability so important? A McKinsey Global survey found that a growing number of companies …

11 Apr

3 key areas for organisations to address in 2016

3 key areas for organisations to address in 2016

Given the blazing speeds at which businesses and other organisations often move these days, rarely is there a chance to slow things down and adjust course. With 2016 here, organisations in all sectors have an opportunity to reassess key areas such as security, digitisation and sustainability to make changes that could make a difference in the long term. Firstly, it’s important to understand why these reassessments are necessary. In this article we’ll take a look at three key areas that organisations may want to consider. Security Security threats can pose a real risk for organisations, and not solely in terms of external attackers seeking to steal information or disrupt the operations of a company. Nowadays, there’s …

29 Jan

Victorian Schools Visit Fuji Xerox Australia to Learn About Sustainability

Victorian Schools Visit Fuji Xerox Australia to Learn About Sustainability

Victorian Schools Visit Fuji Xerox Australia to Learn About Sustainability In September 2015, Fuji Xerox Australia hosted a group of School Students for a day of learning and fun on the subject of sustainability. The 5 year 10-12 students and 6 teachers, all from Victorian Private Schools, spent a day in Sydney with the Fuji Xerox Australia team to learn how we put sustainability into action in our workplace. They then used this learning to come-up with strategies for how they can improve sustainability practices in their School or Community. Eco Manufacturing The Eco Manufacturing centre is a state-of-the-art engineering facility for the remanufacture of parts and sub-assemblies removed from equipment during service. …

5 Jan

How can businesses innovate through technology?

How can businesses innovate through technology?

As part of an increasingly connected global marketplace, Australia is in the midst of a significant transition. Across the country, businesses are beginning to examine their “business as usual” traditional processes and infrastructure, while new technologies promise a better way of achieving goals. The need to digitise and automate information held within the organisation has led to the recognition of the value that best of breed office printing solutions can provide. By digitising and automating information, as well as efficiently securing data, businesses can streamline problem solving and move away from manual, high cost and time intensive processes, and are able to be both agile and secure. These are solutions that can be used by any …

3 Dec

Fuji Xerox and other international business leaders speak out on carbon offsetting

Fuji Xerox and other international business leaders speak out on carbon offsetting

At this year’s COP21 global climate change negotiations in Paris, the role of business in meeting greenhouse gas reduction targets is centre stage. In advance of the conference nine international business leaders  – Aviva, The Dow Chemical Company, Dynamic Parcel Distribution (DPD),  The Edge Picture Company, Fuji Xerox, Raptim Humanitarian Travel, La Macioche and Sky Television, came together to speak out about why they take action offsetting carbon emissions. The video conveying our position is being shared via a video at COP21 side events hosted by IETA/ICROA. It is through the Fuji Xerox Australia partnership with Climate Friendly that we are associated with ICROA. Climate Friendly is the ICROA member we purchase our carbon offsets in support of the Cape York, …

18 Sep

Considerations for the office of the future

Considerations for the office of the future

While technologies like video conferencing and initiatives like bring-your-own-device (BYOD) are helping to get employees out of the office and working from home, there’s still going to be a place for the office over the next few decades. Of course, the future office isn’t likely to look like the ones we have today for too long, especially with businesses taking new considerations into account. Remote working Allowing staff to work from home or another location doesn’t mean the end of the office, but it definitely requires thought. With fewer staff in the office on a regular basis, there’s an opportunity to decrease the number of desks and offer hot desking – where staff …

30 Jan

3 ways to create a sustainable office through print operations

3 ways to create a sustainable office through print operations

Sustainability is a paramount issue across the globe. Climate change, depletion of resources, and the destruction of ecosystems pose a grave threat to the future health, safety and prosperity of humankind. Many businesses share these concerns, and are now focusing on ways to improve the sustainability of their operations and those in their value chain, including suppliers and customers. In a recent report, CEO of the NSW Business Chamber Kevin MacDonald has outlined how climate change and sustainability are now more than mere buzzwords, and need to play a significant role in business planning and operations. “Climate change will affect every Australian business and is one of the most critical risk factors that will impact the viability of businesses,” explained Mr …

7 Aug

Sustainability, technology, innovation: our awards and certifications

Sustainability, technology, innovation: our awards and certifications

Fuji Xerox Co Ltd is proud to present our customers with products and services of the highest standard. Our foundations of ethics and integrity allow us to ensure the longevity and profitability of our business, and to provide sound solutions for our customers and returns for our shareholders, minimising our impact on the planet and adding value to society. Find out how our passion and commitment towards creating and delivering technologically innovative, sustainable and class-leading products and services has led to recognition through various awards and certifications. Read the article here: http://www.fujixerox.com.au/company/media/articles/755

3 Jul

Greener printing with solid ink technology

Greener printing with solid ink technology

Being aware of your company’s environmental performance, comes with benefits both for your business and the larger community. Practices such as improving material efficiency can have a positive impact on the company’s bottom line, and it helps to avoid waste. Fuji Xerox takes pride in its efforts to offer green solutions like Solid Ink technology to businesses: they can be an important driver in reducing your business’ impact on the environment while boosting its profitability. With no cartridges to dispose and less packaging to add to landfills, Solid Ink technology creates 90% less waste than a laser printer.

24 Sep

Setting the groundwork for a sustainable future

Setting the groundwork for a sustainable future

At Fuji Xerox Australia, we are proud to say that we practice what we preach. Evidence of this can be seen in our ninth sustainability report we launched a few weeks ago, which details our approach and success in delivering sustainable practices. What came through strongly in this year’s report overall was the significant progress we have made in transforming our organisational practices and models to meet the needs of our ever-changing market. In particular, we’ve stepped up our efforts to enhance the customer experience and create a truly customer-centric work culture. One of the main initiatives we embarked on was our ‘Own Best Customer’ project, which saw our office environments nationally refurbished …

About nextwork

The next generation of work opens the door to new opportunities and challenges. The workplace of tomorrow will be a transformed place where greater mobility, increased innovation, collaboration and employee flexibility will be key drivers of change. At Fuji Xerox Australia we help businesses integrate data, documents and business processes and turn tomorrow’s documents into knowledge. Nextwork explores the dawn of the ‘new working world’ and how we can successfully harness the opportunities and mitigate the challenges of tomorrow.

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